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Alfred Music Publishing Releases Complete Piano Works of Scott Joplin

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922 and the exclusive print publisher of thousands of popular artists, is excited to release Scott Joplin: Complete Piano Works, featuring the complete works of Scott Joplin for piano, in their original editions.

Scott Joplin: Complete Piano Works is a comprehensive sheet music collection assembling the complete works for piano composed by Joplin, the undisputed “King of Ragtime Writers.” This songbook contains classic rags, marches, waltzes, and cakewalks of incredible beauty, presented in their original editions. Fans of ragtime will enjoy learning and playing such beloved favorites as “Maple Leaf Rag,” “The Entertainer,” “The Easy Winners,” “Solace,” and many more.

Produced in cooperation with the New York Public Library, this 376-page collection includes an introduction by Vera Brodsky Lawrence and an historical essay by noted ragtime scholar Rudi Blesh. In addition, the songbook features lay-flat binding designed to stay open on a piano music rack.

Scott Joplin: Complete Piano Works is now available for $29.99. Pick up your copy at a local music retail store, or buy it today at alfred.com.