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Irving Berlin : Alexanders Ragtime Band  

Irving Berlin : Alexanders Ragtime Band

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About 'Alexanders Ragtime Band'

Artist: Berlin, Irving (biography)
The Artist:widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history. He published his first song, Marie from Sunny Italy, in 1907 and had his first major international hit, Alexanders Ragtime Band in 1911.
Composition Date:1911
Composition Info:It was his first major hit, in 1911. There is some evidence, although inconclusive, that Berlin borrowed the melody from a draft of "A Real Slow Drag" by Scott Joplin that had been submitted to a publisher.
Score TypeArrangement for Alto Saxophone in Eb and Piano
Score KeyAb major (Sounding Pitch)
F major (Alto Saxophone in Eb)
Number of Pages3
Difficulty LevelIntermediate Level: Recommended for Intermediate Level players


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