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About the Work

Quick Look Composer: Marcel Khalifé
Program note originally written for the following performance:
Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra Tue., Feb. 24, 2009, 7:30 PM
Marcel Khalifé's Salute was premiered at the Inaugural Concert of the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra on October 30, 2008.

Salute calls for another percussion instrument, the tabla, also called darbukkah or derbouka. This is a hand-drum, usually conical or vase-shaped, and may be made of pottery or metal.

Sources used in this Preface include Grove Online and