Scott Joplin (c.18671917)

Maple Leaf Rag

Ragtime for Band

for: Concert band

Score, conductor's part, orchestral parts

Item no.677283
Author/ComposerScott Joplin
ArrangerKees Vlak
Leveladvanceddifficult
Dimensions21 × 29.5 cm
Duration2:59 minutes
Release year2006
Publisher/ProducerMusikverlag RUNDEL
Producer No.MVSR 2506
85.00 €
incl. VAT plus shipping
Delivery time: 4–10 working days (Germany )
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Description

Scott Joplin is considered one of the founders of classical ragtime. The strict rhythmic character, the lively harmony and impulsive dynamics of this music are expressed in perfection. Of Joplin's many ragtimes, "Maple Leaf Rag" (1899) and "The Entertainer" (1902) are the best known.

Kees Vlak has effectively and colourfully orchestrated the "Maple Leaf Rag", originally composed for piano, for wind orchestra.