Sonatina for Trumpet and Piano
for Mutsumi Shimamaru
Allegro giocoso - [ 4 pages in score, circa 2' 30 ]
Written for trumpet in B flat, this light-hearted emphasis on parallel seven
chords accompanying the trumpet theme whose head motive is the leap of the
seventh colors the modern view of diatonic harmonies by further employing
intervals earlier less emphasized. The up tempo theme is jaunty and gay.
ii. Adagio lirico - [ 1 page, circa 1' 45" ]
slow movement is a set of rhetorical down-reaching lines for the solo
trumpet over somewhat static chords and rhythms, followed by their inverse
in a standard tripartite form.
iii. Contrappunto - [ 5 pages, circa 2' 05" ]
counterpoint between trumpet and piano alternates in a lively 3/4 romp.
The score for the
Sonatina for Trumpet and Piano (2009) is available as a free PDF
download, though any major commercial performance or recording of the work
is prohibited without prior arrangement with the composer. Click on the
graphic below for this piano-oboe score and separate oboe part, fifteen
pages in total.
Sonatina for Trumpet and Piano (2009)
full score and trumpet part