Nelson
an opera in 3 ACTS (2005)
libretto by Ross Baglin
for seven singers (SMTBBBB)
and 12-piece orchestra
(fl. cl. b.cl. tbn, b.tbn, pno, perc, 2vlns, vla, vc, cb)
duration: 2 hours, 20’
GRT • 100

score available from
Australian Music Centre



audio samples
Act 1, scene 1: The Founding of a Fiery Star






Act 1, scene 3: Sailor's Chorus






Act 2, scene 1: Queen of England






Act 2, scene 2: Lullaby






Act 2, scene 5: Denmark






Act 3, scene 1: Rising Tide






Act 3, scene 2: Hardy's Aria






Act 3, scene 4: Battle of Trafalgar