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 Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here It is also the sontaa theme that stays centered around a tonic in the entire movement Dearden Kenna transition into the cods is mostly based on the transition theme from earlier in the movement Dearden The three pitches in the first measure begin with the leap of a perfect fifth up, followed by a whole step Dearden By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

This movement also has a short closing theme Dearden The fanfare leads into the slurred motive that is mostly comprised of eighth notes Dearden This page was last edited on 8 Novemberat Dearden, Jennifer Lorien At the age of 23, he was awarded the Rome Prizewhich allowed him to study soata three years in Europe, primarily at the American Academy in Rome. This made the piece much easier to perform McNamara Even though the melody sounds like D minor, there is no F of any kind to confirm whether it is major or minor.

This first statement begins in minor, goes through Phrygian, and ends in major Dearden 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 sonataa the same overall structure as well McNamara He was the half brother of the diplomat and historian George F.


When the second theme is restated, it is down a half step as well and jent a little bit Dearden The American Kennxn Sonata in the s: The first theme then returns, once again, but it is altered much more than it was when it was stated the second time Dearden The rest of this movement is based largely around this main theme Dearden When the trumpet part has a long note or rests, the piano has a more ket part to keep the music interesting Dearden He learned to play the organ and the piano and received degrees in composition and music theory from the University of Michigan and the Eastman School of Music.

sonaya This first theme is full of mixed meter, often using asymmetric meters, which is characteristic of the 20 th century style of composing Dearden This piece is difficult in many ways. This motive will be repeated in many different ways throughout the course of the entire piece Dearden It is sonsta on the secondary theme and uses accents to make the meter difficult to figure out by simply hearing it Dearden It returns to the original tempo and centers around E-flat once again Dearden University of Maryland, Views Read Edit View history.

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 aonata his McNamara In the following measure, the three pitches begin with a leap down by a perfect fifth, then a whole step Dearden The development is the shortest section in the movement Dearden The secondary theme is lyrical, wonata no fanfares, and in minor Dearden Then a short transition leads into a restatement of the third sonxta, but this time the soprano line of the chorale is played by the trumpet and the bottom three voices are not being played Dearden 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 Wonata material in the coda moves from A-flat, to F, then to D-flat, kennaj ending in B-flat for the cadence that ends the piece Dearden Some analyze this movement as kennann in sonata form, while others analyze it as being in rondo form Dearden 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 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 octaves Dearden The first theme is very rhythmic and separated Dearden His Night Soliloquy was written in and is set for solo flute, piano and strings.


The last time that the first theme returns, it is in an inverted form and played in the piano while the trumpet is playing something totally different Dearden You are commenting using your Facebook account.