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The first theme begins with the trumpet playing some short trills Dearden Just as the movement began in A-flat and D-flat, it ends in the same manner Dearden Halsey Stevens”; MusicWeb International.

Halsey Stevens began writing his Sonata for Trumpet and Piano in May ofbut he did not complete it until sometime in Dearden Both F major and F minor are implied in the last few measures, making it uncertain as to which key this piece actually ends in Dearden You can also listen to your MP3 at any time in your Digital Library.

Though undeniably “American” in his musical ssonata, the European sway is tangible.

This second theme is in D minor, the relative minor of F major, in which the first theme was written Dearden It can be divided into four distinct sections Dearden The hands move in contrary motion until the left hand ends up on a D-flat major chord and the right hand ends up on an A-flat major chord Dearden Are you a beginner who started playing last month?


If you do not wish to be contacted, leave it blank. It is comprised primarily of perfect intervals in both the trumpet and the piano parts Dearden The second part is in D-flat major Dearden Close X Music Lists.

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In the introduction, the piano begins on A-flat octaves Dearden You can also download at any time in your Digital Library. Stevens served as a faculty member at Syracuse University —Dakota Wesleyan University —Bradley University —the University of Redlandsand then at the University of Southern California from until his retirement in The first theme is played by muted trumpet and starts in A-flat over tone clusters in the piano, but both end up in E-flat within a few measures Dearden He died in a Long Beach, Atevensmedical facility on January 20,after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

A short transition leads from this second theme into the development Dearden Close X Learn about Smart Music. The piano plays arpeggios in the right hand and accents these with single notes played in the left hand Dearden The coda is brief—less than ten measures long Dearden It is made up of material that was used as a transition between the two parts of the zonata theme Dearden Set of performance parts includes separate pull-out trumpet part.

Views Read Edit View history. Stylistically, one finds an affinity with the music of Copland, Hindemith and Bartok, the latter mainly in the slow middle movement.

At the conclusion of the fanfare, the piano plays an interlude Dearden Close X Learn about MP3s. You are commenting using your WordPress.


The second section plays off of the second theme, beginning in C minor, but shifting to E-flat major for the second part of this theme instead of D-flat major Dearden Look inside 3 Look inside 3 Instrument: Sgevens bit on transitional material follows, leading into the second theme of the movement Dearden We do not use or store email addresses from this form for any other purpose than sending your share email. After these motives, another important motive, in which the pitches and the contour are important, is presented within a short transition Dearden This piece was also influenced by Aaron Copland in its use of ssonata and connected leaps of wide intervals McNamara Your video is in XX halseu and is playable on most pre-installed video players.

The second theme is in two parts that are similar in style Dearden This is a blast to work and play but make sure you have a good accompanist. The first section begins with a trumpet fanfare that incorporates the main melodic motive of the piece Dearden The use of direct accents and tenuto challenge the stylistic interpretation of the work I hear so much Copland and Hindemith here jocular moments mixed with intense statements from the heart.

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