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. Check out Kent Kennan: Sonata for Trumpet and Piano: III. Moderately Fast, With Energy by Giuseppe Galante on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase. Check out Kent Kennan: Sonata for Trumpet and Piano: I. With Strength and Vigor by Giuseppe Galante on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and.

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His books Counterpoint and The Technique of Orchestration have been widely used as classroom texts. McNamara, Anne Kovarik The coda only uses fragments of the first theme with a modified rhythm Dearden This article on a United States composer born in the 20th century is a stub.

The Recapitulation All of the themes from the exposition are written in the recapitulation Dearden This made sontaa piece ,ennan easier to perform McNamara This theme is only in the piano part Dearden You are commenting using your Facebook account.

When the trumpet part has a long note or rests, the piano has a more elaborate part to keep the music interesting Dearden The piece ends with a trumpet fanfare in E-flat 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 have the same overall structure as well McNamara This first theme is full of mixed meter, often using asymmetric meters, which is characteristic of the 20 th century style of composing Dearden When the second theme is restated, it is down a half step as well and shortened a little bit Dearden You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.


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. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

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 The first theme is very rhythmic and separated 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 first theme then returns, once again, but it is altered kfnnan more than it was when it was stated the second time Dearden The return of the first theme oennan very similar to the first time it is stated, but it is transposed down a half step and the piano accompaniment is different 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 He also made the first movement shorter and slowed the tempos in the first and third movement slightly McNamara It is also the only theme that stays centered around a tonic in the entire movement Dearden His Sonata for Trumpet and Piano is part of the standard sknata for many collegiate trumpet studios.

The American Trumpet Sonata in the s: University of North Texas, 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 The main motive that was introduced in the first movement appears frequently in this theme Dearden The first theme is played by the trumpet and is muted Dearden This section is distinct from the others in this movement because it is the only section that is not muted Dearden You are commenting using your WordPress.


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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Sonaga Policy. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here This entry was posted on Thursday, April 30th, at 3: This movement also has a short closing theme Dearden The main theme of this movement is written three times in a row, the first centered around E-flat Dearden The Development The development begins after a short transition from the exposition 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 The recapitulation also begins with a soft dynamic, which is quite the opposite of tradition Dearden Most of it is an exact restatement of the exposition, but transposed up a half step Dearden Views Read Edit View history.

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