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Salmar is a Maia in J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional universe, Middle-earth. He made the Ulumúri for his lord Ulmo, the great conches which produce the music of the sea. Maia can mean several things: Maia, in Greek mythology, is the eldest of the Pleiades, the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleione. ... J. R. R. Tolkien in 1916. ... A map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ... Ulmo is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ... A conch shell A Conch is a sea creature, a mollusk, and more specifically, a marine gastropod. ... Sunset at sea Wiktionary has a definition of: Sea Wiktionary has a definition of: maritime A sea is a large expanse of saline water connected with an ocean, or a large, usually saline, lake that lacks a natural outlet such as the Caspian Sea and the Dead Sea. ...

Salmar's genealogy

 Ilúvatar | Salmar 

Eru (the One), also called Ilúvatar (the Father of All), is the name in the legendarium of J.R.R. Tolkien for the supreme God, the creator of the angels ( Ainur) and the universe ( Eä). ...

External link

  • http://valarguild.org/varda/Tolkien/encyc/papers/Salmar.htm

Ainur of Middle-earth
Ainulindalë (Music of the Ainur)
Lords of the Valar: Manwë | Aulë | Oromë | Irmo (Lórien) | Námo (Mandos) | Tulkas | Ulmo
Queens of the Valar: Varda | Yavanna | Vána | Estë | Vairë | Nessa | Nienna
The Enemy: Morgoth (a.k.a. Melkor)
Maiar: Eönwë | Ilmarë | Ossë | Uinen | Salmar | Sauron | Melian | Arien | Tilion | Gothmog
Curumo (Saruman) | Olórin (Gandalf) | Aiwendil (Radagast) | Alatar and Pallando | Durin's Bane

  Results from FactBites:
Salmar - Tolkien Gateway (159 words)
Salmar made the Ulumúri for his lord Ulmo, the great conches which produce the music of the sea.
In the index of The Silmarillion Salmar is described as a Maia, but it is unknown whether that entry was written by J.R.R. Tolkien or his son Christopher Tolkien.
While there is no other text describing Salmar as one of the Maiar his status as a spirit who accompanied Ulmo but was not listed amongst the Valar would make that the logical conclusion.
EMF Institute: SalMar Construction (95 words)
Conceived by Salvatore Martirano, constructed between 1969 and 1972 at the University of Illinois by Martirano and others, the SalMar Construction is one of the first interactive composing systems.
The instrument contained a plasterboard panel with 291 touch-sensitive switches, an array of digital control circuits, analog oscillators, filters, and amplifiers, and 24 polyplanar loudspeakers suspended throughout the performance space.
The photo at the left shows the SalMar Construction in the mid-1970s.
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