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. show how the trumpet sonatas by George Antheil, Kent Kennan, Halsey Stevens, and. Burnet Tuthill are both distinctly American and unmistakably from the. 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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You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. You are commenting using your Twitter account. 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 Works Cited Dearden, Jennifer Lorien The material in the coda keng from A-flat, to F, then to D-flat, and ending in B-flat for the cadence that ends the piece Dearden Kennan kfnnan for the trumpet and the piano to be knnan equal in this piece, so trumpet players need to be aware of this and play accordingly McNamara 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.
None of these keys state a third, so there is no way to tell whether they are major or minor, just like in the first movement Dearden This page was last edited on 8 Novemberat This first statement begins in minor, goes through Phrygian, and ends in major Dearden The first movements are both in Sonata-Allego form, the sonats 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 ,ent The piano part during this first theme is mostly comprised of chords that are moving in patterns that are traditional chord progressions Dearden Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The secondary theme is lyrical, with no fanfares, and in minor Dearden The main motive that was introduced in the first movement appears frequently in this theme Dearden His Sonata for Trumpet and Piano is part of the standard repertoire for many collegiate trumpet studios.
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 Then a short transition leads into a restatement of the third theme, krnnan this time the soprano line of the chorale is played by teumpet trumpet and the bottom three voices kennwn not being played Dearden The second movement begins with a piano introduction that is made up of a G that stretches to three octaves Dearden The piano plays an ostinato under the light, lively trumpet melody Dearden All of theme motives and variants of these motives are repeated throughout the course of this movement Dearden kebt Even though the melody sounds like D minor, there is no F of any kind to confirm kwnt it is major or minor.
You are commenting using your WordPress. It is also significantly shorter 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 He also made the first movement shorter and slowed the tempos in sonxta first trupmet third movement slightly McNamara Some analyze this movement as being in sonata form, while others analyze it as being in rondo form Dearden The recapitulation also begins with a soft dynamic, which is quite the opposite of tradition Dearden University of North Texas, Notify me of new comments via email.
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 Views Read Edit View history. It is also the only theme that stays centered around a tonic in trumpeet entire movement Dearden Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: A large portion of the movement is based on this theme Dearden The three pitches in the first measure begin with the leap of a perfect fifth up, followed by a whole step Dearden The coda begins with a slow temp and a trumpet fanfare than is played over a C major chord in the piano Dearden To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: