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Scirocco

This piece is dedicated to marimba virtuoso She-e Wu who implored Burritt to write something “over the top”. The title means “hot desert wind” and refers to the intense swirling character of the melodic lines.

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Michael Burritt is Professor of Percussion and head of the department at the Eastman School of Music.

Written during the Summer of 2001 and premiered at the LHS Summer Marimba Seminar, this piece is dedicated to marimba virtuoso She-e Wu who implored Burritt to write something “over the top”. The title means “hot desert wind” and refers to the intense swirling character of the melodic lines. Requires a 5.0 octave instrument.

Difficulty

Advanced

Performance Type

Solo