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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. : Sonata for Trumpet and Piano: Edition, Part(s) ( ): Kent Kennan: Books. Kent Wheeler Kennan was an American composer, author, educator, and professor. Giuseppe Galante – Kent Kennan: Sonata for Trumpet and Piano: I. With.

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The development begins after a short transition from the exposition Dearden Movement II — Rather Slowly and sonatq Freedom The second movement begins with a piano introduction that is made up of a G that stretches to three octaves Dearden When the trumpet part has a long note or rests, the piano has a more elaborate part to keep the music interesting Dearden None of these keys state a third, so sonaa is no way to tell whether they are major or minor, just like in the first movement Dearden The piano plays an ostinato under the light, lively trumpet melody Dearden The main theme of this movement is written three times in a row, the first centered around E-flat Dearden Movement III — Moderately Fast, with Energy Some analyze this movement as being in sonata form, while others analyze it as being in rondo form 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.

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His Sonata for Trumpet and Piano is part of the standard repertoire for many collegiate trumpet studios. This motive will be repeated in many different ways throughout the course of the entire piece Dearden This first statement begins in minor, goes through Phrygian, and ends in major Dearden Then a short transition leads into a restatement of the third theme, but this time the soprano line of the chorale is played by the trumpet and the bottom three voices are not being played Dearden This movement also has a short closing theme Dearden The second movement ends with a coda in C major, which has not been played in until this point in the piece Dearden They knew each other while Sontaa 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 rest of this movement is based largely around this main theme Dearden The fanfare leads into the slurred motive that is mostly comprised of eighth notes Dearden In the following measure, the three pitches begin with a leap down by a perfect fifth, then a whole step Dearden You are commenting using your Facebook account.


The development is the shortest section in the movement Dearden A four-measure transition that is based on the main motive of the entire piece follows Dearden The coda begins with a slow temp and a trumpet fanfare than is played over a C major chord in the piano Dearden It is based on the secondary theme and uses accents to make the meter difficult to figure out by simply hearing kdnnan Dearden The secondary theme is lyrical, with no fanfares, and in minor Dearden kejnan When the second theme is restated, it is down a half step as well and shortened a little bit Dearden The piano part during this first theme is mostly comprised of chords that are moving in patterns that are traditional chord progressions 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 Trumpt The first theme then returns, once again, but it is altered much more than it was when it was stated the second time 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 Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: University of North Texas, The recapitulation also begins with a soft dynamic, which is quite the opposite of tradition Dearden It returns to the original tempo and centers around E-flat once again Dearden This site uses cookies.

The first theme is played by the trumpet and is muted Dearden University of Maryland, This made the piece much easier to perform McNamara The Development The development begins after a short transition from the exposition Dearden Dearden, Jennifer Lorien This piece is difficult in many ways.

Retrieved from ” https: He also made the first movement shorter and slowed the tempos in the sonnata and third movement slightly McNamara Works Cited Dearden, Jennifer Lorien His compositions include works for orchestrachamber ensemble and solo instrument as well as songs and choral music. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

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