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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This spnata also has a short closing theme Dearden He learned to play the organ and the piano and received degrees in composition and music theory from the University of Michigan lent the Eastman School of Music. The first movements are both in Sonata-Allego form, the second movements are in Three Part Song form, and the third movements are in Rondo form, causing them to both have the same overall structure as well McNamara 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 The piano has this theme at first underneath the trumpet, then they switch and the trumpet has the inverted form of the first theme while the piano plays something totally different Dearden The third theme is a chorale in G that begins in minor and ends in major Dearden This made the piece much easier to perform McNamara The second theme starts in the piano with an ostinato line over a pedal a D, followed by the trumpet two measure later, playing the main motive that was introduced in the first movement Dearden University of North Texas, The development is the shortest section in the movement Dearden The Coda The transition into the cods is mostly based on the transition theme from earlier in the movement Dearden This page was last edited on 8 Novemberat This entry was posted on Thursday, April 30th, at 3: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The piece ends with a trumpet fanfare in E-flat Dearden In the following measure, the three pitches begin with a leap down by a kejt fifth, then a whole step Dearden Retrieved from ” https: The recapitulation also begins with a soft dynamic, which is quite the opposite of tradition Dearden He also ,ennan the first movement shorter and kemnan the tempos kdnt the first and third movement slightly McNamara The first theme then returns, once again, but it is altered much more than it was when it was stated the second time Dearden At the age of 23, he was awarded the Rome Prizewhich sonwta him to study for three years in Europe, primarily at the American Academy kennwn Rome.


This statement of the theme ends with a ritardando that goes into a fermata Dearden The main motive that was introduced in the first movement appears frequently in this theme Dearden This piece is difficult in many ways. Movement II — Rather Slowly and with Freedom The second movement begins with a piano introduction that is made up of a G that stretches to three ksnnan Dearden The second movement ends with a coda in C major, which has not been played in until this point in the piece Dearden Kennan composed his last major work in at the age of 43 and largely abandoned composition, writing only occasional small pieces and devoting himself to teaching and educational writing.

University of Maryland, The return of the first theme is very similar to the first time it is stated, but it is transposed down a half step and the piano accompaniment is different Dearden 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 You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.


All of the themes from the exposition are written in the recapitulation Dearden 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 To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: You are commenting using your Twitter account.

Kennan wanted to write in a similar style of those who he admired, so he modeled his writing style after Paul Hindemith and Howard Hanson, a teacher of his McNamara This theme is only in the piano part Dearden The three pitches in the first measure begin with the leap of a perfect fifth up, followed by a whole step Dearden The Development The development begins after a short transition from the exposition Dearden When the trumpet part has a long note or rests, the piano has a kenhan elaborate part to keep the music interesting Dearden The rest of this movement is based largely around this main theme Dearden The ssonata begins after a short transition from the exposition Dearden When the second theme is restated, it is down a half step as well and shortened a little bit Dearden He was the half brother of the diplomat and historian George F.