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Ragtime's Revival

Donald Macleod and Morten Gunnar Larsen track the phenomenal revival of Joplin's music.

Joplin and ragtime were almost forgotten within a few years of the composer's death, but by the 1970s, he was being awarded a posthumous Pulitzer prize and his music was everywhere. Donald Macleod tracks the phenomenal revival of Joplin's music with the help of Morten Gunnar Larsen.

Maple Leaf Rag - Stomp
Morten Gunnar Larsen (piano)

Stoptime Rag
Benjamin Loeb (piano)

Euphonic Sounds
Morten Gunnar Larsen (piano)

Scott Joplin's New Rag
Scott Kirby (piano)

Gladiolus Rag & Paragon Rag
Joshua Rifkin (piano)

Solace (orchestral version - arr Hamlisch)
The Entertainer (orchestral version - arr Schuller)
Pineapple Rag (orchestral version - arr Schuller)
Soundtrack from The Sting: Marvin Hamlisch (piano)/ Universal Studio musicians

Treemonisha (Act 3 excerpt)
Finale: A Real Slow Drag
Treemonisha ..... Carmen Balthrop (soprano)
Lucy ..... Cora Johnson (soprano)
Chorus and Orchestra of Houston Grand Opera, Gunther Schuller (cond)

Magnetic Rag
Morten Gunnar Larsen (piano)

Producer: Megan Jones.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 7 Apr 2017 18:30

Music Played

  • Scott Joplin

    Maple Leaf Rag (Stomp)

    Performer: Morten Gunnar Larsen.
  • Scott Joplin

    Stoptime Rag

    Performer: Benjamin Loeb.
  • Scott Joplin

    Euphonic Sounds

    Performer: Morten Gunnar Larsen.
  • Scott Joplin

    Scott Joplin's New Rag

    Performer: Scott Kirby.
  • Scott Joplin

    Gladiolus Rag; Paragon Rag

    Performer: Joshua Rifkin.
  • Scott Joplin

    Solace; The Entertainer; Pineapple Rag

    Performer: Marvin Hamlisch. Performer: Universal Studio musicians (Soundtrack from The Sting). Music Arranger: Marvin Hamlisch. Music Arranger: Gunther Schuller.
  • Scott Joplin

    A Real Slow Drag (Treemonisha, Act 3)

    Performer: Carmen Balthrop. Performer: Cora Johnson. Performer: Chorus and Orchestra of Houston Grand Opera. Conductor: Gunther Schuller.
  • Scott Joplin

    Magnetic Rag

    Performer: Morten Gunnar Larsen.

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