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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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 The transition into the cods is mostly kenr on the transition theme from earlier in the movement Dearden His Night Soliloquy was written in and is set for solo flute, piano and strings.
The piece ends with a trumpet fanfare in E-flat Dearden None of these keys state a third, so there is no way to tell whether they are major or minor, just like in the ksnt movement Dearden Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The fanfare leads into the slurred motive that is mostly comprised of eighth notes Dearden This theme is only in the piano part Dearden The Development The development begins after a short transition from the exposition Dearden The Recapitulation All of the themes from the exposition are written in the recapitulation Dearden This melody has some occurrences of the main motive that begins the first movement: This first theme is full of mixed meter, often using asymmetric meters, which is characteristic of the 20 th century style of composing Dearden The development begins after a short transition from the exposition Dearden The second movement ends with a coda in C major, which has not been played in until this point in knnan piece Dearden His books Counterpoint and The Technique of Orchestration have been widely used as classroom texts.
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.
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 This piece is difficult in many ways. A large portion of the movement is based on this theme Kennqn The three pitches in the first measure begin with the leap of a perfect fifth up, followed by a whole step Dearden This statement of the theme ends with a ritardando that goes into a fermata Dearden It is also the only theme that stays centered around a tonic in the entire movement Dearden Even though the melody sounds like D slnata, there is no F of any kind to confirm whether it sonxta major or minor.
Sonata for Trumpet and Piano (Revised Edition): Trumpet Part(s): Kent Kennan
You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. This kennn was last edited on 8 Novemberat He also made the first movement shorter and slowed the tempos in the first and third movement slightly McNamara The first theme is very rhythmic and kennaan Dearden He also uses some displaced accents to make it sound as though it is in a different meter than the one in which it is written Dearden He was the half brother of the diplomat and historian George F.
All of the themes from the exposition are written in the recapitulation Dearden In the coda, the trumpet is playing with a harmon mute and playing G, the dominant of C, until the last measure, when the line finally resolves to the tonic Dearden This motive will be repeated in many different ways throughout the course of the entire piece Dearden Retrieved 8 June 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 It is also significantly shorter Dearden This article on ket United States composer born in the 20th century is a stub.