Composer: Michael Burritt
Caritas is a 3 movement piece that employs a traditional harmonic language throughout. The 1st movement titled “Mystic” employs rapid double lateral and sequential sticking patterns that create a blurred effect while maintaining a strong rhythmic pulse. The 2nd movement “Solemn” is a chorale that employs one-handed, traditional, and double lateral rolls. The 3rd movement “Majestic” is a dance-like conclusion that has rapid arpeggiated figures in the left hand as well as octaves and sequential sticking patterns.
Annotated by Chase Bronstein