Sonata for Trumpet and Piano was premiere at the NASM convention by J. Frank Elsass, a colleague of Kennan’s from the University of Texas. Buy Sonata for Trumpet and Piano (Trumpet Solo w at Trumpet Sheet Music. for Trumpet and Piano. Kent Kennan – Alfred Publishing Co., Inc. : Sonata for Trumpet and Piano: Edition, Part(s) ( ): Kent Kennan: Books.

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The main motive that was introduced in the first movement appears frequently in this theme Dearden Dearden, Jennifer Lorien You are commenting using your Facebook account. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.

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Sonata for Trumpet and Piano (Revised Edition): Trumpet Part(s): Kent Kennan

The material in the coda moves from A-flat, to F, then to D-flat, and ending in B-flat for the cadence that ends the piece Dearden Email required Address never made public. This entry was posted on Thursday, April 30th, at 3: He learned to play the organ and the kdnnan and received degrees in composition and music theory from the University of Michigan and the Eastman School of Music.


The second movement begins with a piano introduction that is made up of a G that stretches to three octaves Dearden It is also the only theme that stays centered around a tonic in the entire movement Dearden Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved from ” https: They knew each other while Kennan was composing the piece, so Elsass gave Kennan some advice about writing the trumpet part since he was a trumpet player and a former cornet soloist Dearden All of the themes from the exposition are written in the recapitulation Dearden Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This made the piece much easier to perform McNamara The third theme is a chorale in G that begins in minor and ends in major Dearden All of theme motives and variants of these motives are repeated throughout the course of this movement Dearden This first theme is full of mixed meter, often using asymmetric meters, which is characteristic of the 20 th century style of composing Dearden It is also significantly shorter Dearden The transition into the cods is mostly based on the transition theme from earlier in the movement Dearden He also made the first movement shorter and slowed the tempos in the first and third movement slightly McNamara Kennan meant for the trumpet and the piano to be fairly equal in this piece, so trumpet players need to be aware of this and play accordingly McNamara It returns to the original tempo and centers around E-flat once again Dearden At the age of 23, he was awarded the Rome Prizewhich allowed him to study for three years in Europe, primarily at the American Academy in Rome.


Works Cited Dearden, Jennifer Lorien His Night Soliloquy was written in and is set for solo flute, piano and strings. The coda begins with a slow temp and a trumpet fanfare than is played over a C major chord in the piano Dearden The second movement ends with a coda in C major, which has not been played in until this point in the piece Dearden Retrieved 8 June The Development The development begins after a short transition from the exposition Dearden This article on a United States composer born in the 20th century is a stub.

The second theme has the same character as the first theme, but it is melodically based on the intervals of triads instead of the main motive that is introduced in the first movement Dearden The development begins after jent short transition from the exposition Dearden