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. By Kent Kennan. Trumpet Part(s). A B-Flat Cornet (Trumpet) solo with piano accompaniment composed by Kent Kennan. This title is available in SmartMusic. Buy Sonata for Trumpet and Piano (Trumpet Solo w at Trumpet Sheet Music. A great and Piano. Kent Kennan – Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

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A large portion of the movement is based on this theme Dearden McNamara, Anne Kovarik The second theme starts in the piano with an ostinato line over a pedal a D, followed by the trumpet two measure later, playing the main motive that was introduced in the first movement Dearden Fill in your details below or trumlet an icon to log in: Most of it is an trhmpet restatement of the exposition, but transposed up a half step Dearden In the following measure, frumpet three pitches begin with a leap down by a perfect fifth, then a whole step 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 Dearden A four-measure transition that is based on the main motive of the entire piece follows 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 The three pitches in the first measure begin with the leap of a perfect fifth up, followed by a whole step Dearden The development is the shortest section in the movement Dearden Kennan meant for the trumpet and the piano to be fairly equal in this piece, so trumpet players need to be aware of this and play accordingly McNamara Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here This melody has some occurrences of the main motive that begins the first movement: The first theme is very rhythmic and separated Dearden 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 You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.


The coda only uses fragments of the first theme with a modified rhythm Dearden University of North Texas, All of theme motives and variants of these motives are repeated throughout the course of this movement Dearden This motive will be repeated in many different ways throughout the course of the entire piece Dearden His compositions include works for orchestratrumpef ensemble and solo instrument as well as songs and choral music. The Recapitulation All of the themes from the exposition are written in the recapitulation Dearden It is also significantly shorter Dearden The secondary theme is lyrical, with no fanfares, and in minor Kennwn His Sonata for Trumpet and Piano is part of the standard repertoire for many collegiate trumpet studios.

Even though the trkmpet sounds like D minor, there is no F of any kind to confirm whether it is major or minor.

They knew each other while Kennan was composing the piece, so Elsass gave Kennan trunpet advice about writing the trumpet part since he was a trumpet player and a former cornet soloist Dearden This page was last edited on 8 Novemberat The development begins after a short transition from the exposition 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 Views Read Edit View history.


This made the piece much easier to perform McNamara It returns to the original tempo and centers around E-flat once again Dearden The first theme is played by the trumpet and is muted Dearden The Development The development begins after a short transition from the exposition Mennan When the trumpet part has a long note or rests, knnan piano has a more elaborate part to keep the music interesting Dearden The last time that the first theme returns, it is in trujpet inverted form and played in the piano while the trumpet is playing something totally different Dearden His books Counterpoint and The Technique of Orchestration have been widely used as classroom texts.

Retrieved 8 June The first theme then returns, once again, but it is altered much more than it was when it was stated the second time 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.

It is also the only theme that stays centered around a tdumpet in the entire movement Dearden Email required Address never made public.

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All of the themes from the exposition are written in the recapitulation Dearden The fanfare leads into the slurred motive that is mostly comprised of eighth notes Dearden This movement also has a short closing theme Dearden