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Scott Joplin
Maple Leaf Rag

About Scott Joplin

From a very early age, Scott Joplin supported himself as a performing pianist. Eventually, he earned a living selling his compositions, too. Thanks to Joplin's Maple Leaf Rag, the most famous of all piano rags, Joplin became known as the King of Ragtime Writers.

Track list:
Joplin: The Chrysanthemum
Joplin: The Easy Winners
Joplin: Elite Syncopations
Joplin: Bethena
Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag
Joplin: Great Crush Collision
Joplin: The Cascades
Joplin: Pineapple Rag
Joplin: Rosebud
Joplin: Treemonisha

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. No one knows exactly what day or year Scott Joplin was born.

True

False


2.Scott Joplin was best known for composing what type of music?

Jazz

String Quartets

Ballets

Ragtime

Rock and Roll


3. Scott Joplin won the Pulitzer Prize for which musical work?

Pineapple Rag

Treemonisha

Maple Leaf Rag

Great Crush Collision

The Cascades


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