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The Coda The transition into the cods is mostly based on the transition theme from earlier in the movement Dearden Some analyze this movement as being in sonata form, while others analyze it as kennnan in rondo form Dearden The Development The development begins after a short transition from the exposition Dearden The piece ends with a trumpet fanfare in E-flat Dearden All of the themes from the exposition are written in the recapitulation Dearden This page was last edited on 8 Novemberat Kennxn 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 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.

He also made the first movement shorter and slowed the tempos in the first and third movement slightly McNamara It returns to the original tempo and centers around E-flat once again 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 entry was posted on Thursday, April 30th, at 3: This movement also has a short closing theme Dearden University of North Texas, 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 This statement of the theme ends with a ritardando that goes into a fermata Dearden The third theme is a chorale in G that begins in minor and ends in major 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 It is also the only theme that stays centered around a tonic in the entire movement Dearden Kennan composed his last major work in at the age of 43 and largely abandoned composition, writing only occasional small pieces and devoting himself to teaching and educational writing.


The Recapitulation All of the themes from the exposition are written in the recapitulation Dearden The material in the coda moves from A-flat, to F, then to D-flat, and ending in B-flat for the cadence that ends the piece Dearden He was the half brother of the diplomat and historian George F.

The development is the shortest section in the movement Dearden When the trumpet part has a long note or rests, the piano has a more elaborate part to keep the music interesting Dearden Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: 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.

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 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 His Sonata for Trumpet and Piano is part of the standard repertoire for many collegiate trumpet studios. The three pitches in the first measure begin with the leap of a perfect fifth up, followed by a whole step Dearden It is also significantly shorter Dearden Most of it is an exact restatement of the exposition, but transposed up a half step Dearden Works Cited Dearden, Jennifer Lorien McNamara, Anne Kovarik Retrieved from ” https: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

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

The rest of this movement is based largely around this main theme Dearden University of Maryland, 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 The recapitulation also begins with a soft dynamic, which is quite the opposite of tradition Dearden Movement III — Moderately Fast, with Energy Some somata this movement as being in sonata form, while others analyze it as being in rondo form Dearden You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

Create a free website or blog at WordPress. Dearden, Jennifer Lorien The first theme is very rhythmic and separated Dearden You are commenting using your WordPress.