: Sonata for Trumpet and Piano: Edition, Part(s) ( ): Kent Kennan: Books. Check out Kent Kennan: Sonata for Trumpet and Piano: II. Rather Slowly and With Freedom by Giuseppe Galante on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase. 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.
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This made the piece much easier to perform McNamara A four-measure transition that is based on the main motive of the entire piece follows 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 This section is distinct from the others in this movement because it is the only section that is not muted Dearden The main theme of this movement is written three times in a row, the first centered around E-flat Dearden The Recapitulation All of the themes from the exposition are written in the recapitulation 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 When the second theme is restated, it is down a half step as well and shortened a little bit Dearden By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.
The third theme is a chorale in G that begins in minor and ends in major 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 recapitulation also begins with a soft dynamic, which is quite the opposite of tradition Dearden The piano part during this first theme is mostly comprised of chords that are moving in patterns that are traditional chord progressions Dearden This theme is only in the piano part Dearden This movement also has a short closing theme Dearden 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 University of North Texas, The second movement ends with a coda in C major, which has not been played in until this point in the piece Dearden The first theme then returns, once again, but it is altered much more than it was when it was stated the second time Dearden 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 The main motive that was introduced in the first movement appears frequently in this theme 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 The development begins after a short transition from the exposition Dearden You are commenting using your WordPress.
The first theme is played by the trumpet and is muted 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 This first statement begins in minor, goes through Phrygian, and ends in major Dearden Even though the melody sounds like D minor, there is no F of any kind to confirm whether it is major or minor. The first theme is very rhythmic and separated Dearden Email required Address never made public.
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 He also made the first movement shorter and slowed the tempos in the first and third movement slightly McNamara This statement of the theme ends with a ritardando that goes into a fermata Dearden The piano plays an ostinato under the light, lively trumpet melody Dearden This melody has some occurrences of the main motive that begins the first movement: The last time that the first theme returns, it is in an inverted form and played in the piano while the trumpet is playing something totally different Dearden Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The American Trumpet Sonata in the s: It returns to the original tempo and centers around E-flat once again Dearden The secondary theme is lyrical, with no fanfares, and in minor Dearden All of the themes from the exposition are written in the recapitulation Dearden The development is the shortest section in the movement Dearden A large portion of the movement is based on this theme Dearden sonqta 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