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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This is followed by a restatement of the main theme in a new key and at a slow tempo, making it lyrical at first, then transitioned to the original tempo and style 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 first movement Dearden The second theme has the same character as the first theme, but ken is melodically based on the intervals of triads instead of the main motive that is introduced in the first movement Dearden Dearden, Jennifer Lorien All of theme motives and variants of these motives are repeated throughout the course of this movement Dearden This made the piece much easier to perform McNamara It is based on the secondary theme frumpet uses accents to make the meter difficult to figure out by simply hearing it Dearden The third theme is a chorale in G that begins in minor and ends in major Dearden All of the themes from the exposition are written in the recapitulation Dearden Measures three and four introduce the fanfare motive of the main theme, first with the interval of a perfect fourth, then a perfect fifth Dearden In the coda, the mennan 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 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 trumet piano plays something totally different Dearden It returns to the original tempo and centers around E-flat once again Dearden The piece ends with a trumpet fanfare in E-flat Dearden The Coda The transition into the cods is mostly based on the transition theme from earlier in the movement Dearden The transition into the cods is mostly based on the transition theme from earlier in the movement Dearden A four-measure transition that is based on the main motive of the entire piece follows Dearden He was the half brother of the diplomat and historian George F.

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The three pitches in the first measure begin with the leap of a perfect fifth up, followed trumpett a whole step Dearden zonata 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 movement also has a short closing theme 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 When the second theme is restated, it is down a half step as well and shortened a little bit Dearden Kennwn motive will be repeated in many different ways throughout the course of the entire piece Dearden Movement III — Moderately Fast, trumprt Energy Some analyze this movement as being in sonata form, while others analyze it as being in rondo form Dearden This melody has some occurrences of the main motive that begins the first movement: The first theme is played by the trumpet and is muted Dearden Retrieved 8 June This article on a United States composer born in the 20th century is a stub.


The secondary theme is lyrical, with no fanfares, and in minor Dearden This site tfumpet cookies.

The rest of this movement is based largely around this main theme Dearden The piano part during this first theme is mostly comprised of chords that are moving in patterns that are traditional chord progressions Dearden ,ennan This entry was posted on Thursday, April 30th, at 3: The first theme then returns, once again, but it is altered much more than it was when it was stated the second time Dearden