Composer: Henrique Coe
Recording: virtual world premiere (May 8, 2021)
Performers: Hypotenuse Trio
– Chris Revak, clarinet
– Keaton Garrett, alto saxophone
– Michael Barkett, trumpet
Written for clarinet, alto saxophone and trumpet, Laetare is piece based on a three-note motive from the Gregorian chant Regina Coeli. The three notes are the notes for the word “laetare”, which means rejoice. The piece was virtually premiered by the Hypotenuse Trio on May 8, 2021.