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Year:  1977   ·  Duration:  20m
Instrumentation:  3*3*3*3*; 4331; timp., 3 perc.; harp; strings | (Perc: crash cymbal, tam-tam, bass drum, tub. bells, 2 wood blocks, 3 susp. cymbals, snare drum, glock., vib., triangle, crotales)

Year:  1977
Duration:  20m
Instrumentation  3*3*3*3*; 4331; timp., 3 pe...

Composer:   Lyell Cresswell

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Salm, the Gaelic word for 'psalm', is a two movement work based on the psalm singing tradition found most commonly in the Western Isles of Scotland. This work for full orchestra won the Ian Whyte Award in 1978

Contents note

two movements

Performance history

18 Jun 1990: Performed by the NZSO, conducted by Piero Gamba

Performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir William Southgate