A First Book of Ragtime
For the Beginning Pianist
Arr. David Dutkanicz
Item: 06-48128X
UPC: 9780486481289
ISBN 10: 048648128X
ISBN 13: 9780486481289
PRICE: $5.95
Series: Dover Edition: A First Book
Category: Piano Collection
Format: Book
Instrument: PIano
This compilation of easy-to-play ragtime favorites features 24 rollicking melodies by "The Big Three" of ragtime---Scott Joplin, James Scott, and Joseph Lamb---plus pieces by Eubie Blake, Tom Turpin, and other artists. Popular tunes include "Maple Leaf Rag," "The Entertainer," and "Tiger Rag." Novices of all ages will delight in these simplified arrangements of carefully selected pieces. The editor provides suggested fingerings and comments on each piece that include background on the composers and tips for performance.