Kennan, Kent Wheeler, 1913-2003

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Completed 1941.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Concertino : for an American going to war : for piano and orchestra / Kent Kennan. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52569407

Refers to the flea market in Rome. Composed 1938. First performance Rochester, 5 January 1939, Rochester Civic Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Il campo dei fiori : for solo trumpet and small orchestra / Kent Kennan. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52569395

Composed 1939. First performance Detroit, 1 February 1941, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Victor Kolar conductor. Later used in Dance Divertimento.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Air de ballet / Kent Kennan. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52569377

Composed 1938. First performance Rome, 8 June 1938, Orchestra da Santa Cecilia, Roberto Caggiano conductor. Later used in his Dance Divertimento.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Promenade : for orchestra / Kent Kennan. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52569864

Composed 1939. First performance Rochester, 21 January 1941, Rochester Civic Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor, Robert Sprenkle soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Andante : for solo oboe and small orchestra / Kent Kennan. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52569389

Originally part of a piano quintet, 1935. Orchestrated 1939. First performance New York, 8 July 1941, NBC Symphony Orchestra, Frank Black conductor. Later used in his Dance Divertimento.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Lament / Kent Kennan. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52569830

Composed 1938. First performance Rochester, 5 January 1939, Rochester Civic Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor, Mordecai Lurie soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Nocturne : for solo viola and small orchestra / Kent Kennan. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52569857

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Dr. David Ashley White Papers 1992-001., 1965-2001 Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
referencedIn The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Manuscript music compositions, 1880-1985. Houghton Library
creatorOf Kennan, Kent Wheeler, 1913-2003. Lament / Kent Kennan. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Kennan, Kent Wheeler, 1913-2003. Night soliloquy / Kent Kennan. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
referencedIn Composers' Forum Inc. records, 1935-2002 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
creatorOf Kennan, Kent Wheeler, 1913-2003. [Two preludes for piano] / Kent Kennan. University of Akron, Bierce Library
referencedIn Composers' Forum (U.S.). Composers' Forum Inc. Records, 1935-2002. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Kennan, Kent Wheeler, 1913-2003. Concertino : for an American going to war : for piano and orchestra / Kent Kennan. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Kennan, Kent Wheeler, 1913-2003. Andante : for solo oboe and small orchestra / Kent Kennan. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Kennan, Kent Wheeler, 1913-2003. Air de ballet / Kent Kennan. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Correspondence, literary manuscripts, sound recordings, and other material, 1873-2001. Houghton Library
creatorOf Kennan, Kent Wheeler, 1913-2003. Sonata for trumpet and piano / Kent Kennan. University of North Texas Library, UNT
creatorOf Kennan, Kent Wheeler, 1913-2003. Duo for oboe and piano / Kent Kennan. Kent State University
referencedIn Strickland, William. William Remsen Strickland collection, 1926-1991 (bulk 1946-1970). Library of Congress
creatorOf Philadelphia Orchestra. Transcription of WFLN radio broadcast [sound recording], 1964 December 1. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Brittin, Jon. Jon Brittin, pianist [videorecording] : in junior recital. Toccoa Falls College, Seby Jones Library
creatorOf Kennan, Kent Wheeler, 1913-2003. Il campo dei fiori : for solo trumpet and small orchestra / Kent Kennan. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf NCSA Orchestra. NCSA Orchestra concert [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn William Remsen Strickland Collection, 1926-1991, (bulk 1946-1970) Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf Kennan, Kent Wheeler, 1913-2003. Promenade : for orchestra / Kent Kennan. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Kennan, Kent Wheeler, 1913-2003. Nocturne : for solo viola and small orchestra / Kent Kennan. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
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associatedWith Brittin, Jon. person
associatedWith Composers' Forum (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Moldenhauer, Hans person
correspondedWith Moldenhauer, Hans, collector. person
associatedWith NCSA Orchestra. corporateBody
associatedWith Philadelphia Orchestra. corporateBody
correspondedWith Strickland, William person
correspondedWith Strickland, William. person
associatedWith White, David Ashley person
associatedWith Wigglesworth, Frank, 1918-1996 person
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Oboe and piano music--Scores and parts
Orchestral music--Scores and parts
Flute and piano with string orchestra--Scores
Sonatas (Trumpet and piano)--Scores and parts
Oboe with chamber orchestra--Scores and parts
Viola with orchestra--Scores and parts
Piano music
Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
Flute with string orchestra--Scores
Concertos (Piano)--Scores and parts
Trumpet with chamber orchestra--Scores and parts
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Birth 1913-04-18

Death 2003-11-01

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