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sama sama

for flute, viola and harp

Year:  2009   ·  Duration:  9m

Year:  2009
Duration:  9m

Composer:   Helen Bowater

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In Java, sama sama "that's fine" is the usual friendly response to terima kasih "thankyou".

This piece is my response to a vividly memorable time spent attending a contemporary composition festival in Jogja when I was the Jack C Richards/Creative New Zealand resident composer (2008-2009).

Helen Bowater

Commissioned note

Written for first performance by Helen Webby (harp), Tony Ferner (flute) and violist during the Creative New Zealand/Jack Richards Residency

Performance history