Kent Kennan

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Born: 18 April 1913 — Milwaukee, Wisconsin — USA
Died: 1 November 2003 — Austin, TX — USA
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  • 1 Symphony
  • Promenade for Orchestra
  • Concertino for Piano & Orchestra
  • Night soliloqy for Flute & Strings
  • Andante for Oboe & Small Orchestra

Life

Kennan studied with Ildebrando Pizzetti in Italy & got the Prix de Rome award in composition. He also recieved his masters degree from the Eastman School of Music. Kennan wrote two highly praised textbooks on music theory: "Technique of Orchestration" & "Counterpoint". In 1957 he took up a teaching position at the University of Texas.

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Thu 24 Apr: Von Hollywood nach Pankow - Hanns Eisler und die Frauen Arnold Schönberg Center Schwarzenbergplatz 6 1030 Wien
Sun 27 Apr: Godelieve Shrama + Wouter Snoei Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ Piet Heinkade 1 Amsterdam
Sat 3 May: Melodia Women’s Choir of NYC Presents “The Poet’s Song” Church of the Holy Apostles New York
Sun 4 May: Melodia Women’s Choir of NYC Presents “The Poet’s Song” DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 W. 37th St., NY, NY
Tue 6 May: Klavierabend, Boris Berman - Klavier Arnold Schönberg Center Schwarzenbergplatz 6 1030 Wien
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(1801) Franz Joseph Haydn: Premiere of Die Jahreszeiten (The Seasons), in Vienna, Austria.
(1866) Max Bruch: Premiere of Bruch's violin concerto no. 1 in g minor op. 26, in Koblenz, Germany, with Joachim playing violin and Bruch conducting.
(1866) Joseph Joachim: Premiere of Bruch's violin concerto no. 1 in g minor op. 26, in Koblenz, Germany, with Joachim playing violin and Bruch conducting.
(1911) Alban Berg: Premiere of piano sonata op. 1 and string quartet op. 3, in Vienna, Austria.
(1953) Karl Amadeus Hartmann: Premiere of Symphony no. 6, in Munich, Germany.

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[details ←] Night Soliloquy, piano, double bass, flute, piccolo,
[details ←] Night Soliloquy, concert band, flute,
[details ←] Night Soliloquy, piano, flute,
[details ←] Night Soliloquy, concert band, flute,
[details ←] Threnody, piano, flute,
[details ←] Sonata For Trumpet And Piano - Revised 1986 Edition, piano, trumpet,
[details ←] Sonata for Trumpet and Wind Ensemble, trumpet, concert band,
[details ←] 3 Preludes, piano,
[details ←] Sonata, Op. 94, clarinet,
[details ←] Sonata for Trumpet and Wind Ensemble, trumpet, concert band,
[details ←] Intermezzo, cello,
[details ←] Retrospectives, piano,
[details ←] Scherzo, Aria and Fugato, oboe,
[details ←] Threnody, violin, piano,
[details ←] A Rome Dairy: Il Campo dei Fiori - full score, piano, trumpet, percussion,
[details ←] A Rome Dairy: Il Campo dei Fiori - set of parts, piano, trumpet, percussion,
[details ←] A Rome Dairy: Il Campo dei Fiori - solo part, piano, trumpet, percussion,
[details ←] A Rome Dairy: Notturno - full score, violin, piano, percussion,
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