Havelock Nelson joined the BBC
in Belfast in
1947 having been educated at Trinity
College Dublin and the Royal Irish
Academy of Music. He
conducted the BBC Northern Ireland
Orchestra, the Studio Symphony Orchestra
and the Ulster
Singers. His compositions were legion and included orchestral works, a ballet,
a choral suite and many part-songs, anthems and (particularly) unison songs,
song cycles and other solo songs (like Dirty Work and Love is Cruel).† He also composed piano pieces, including the
Three Irish Diversions, instrumental works like the Cameos for clarinet solo,
incidental music for films and radio and TV plays, and many arrangements of
Irish and other folksongs. Among the more popular of his published miniatures
are popular nursery rhymes in the styles of Mendelssohn and Rossini.
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