Scott Joplin : The Entertainer
 

Scott Joplin : The Entertainer



About 'The Entertainer'

Artist: Joplin, Scott (biography)
Born:1868 , Texarhana, Texas
Died:1917 , New York
The Artist:African-American composer and pianist. He composer many of the most popular ragtime classics, such as The Entertainer, and the Maple Leaf Rag.
Composition Date:1902
Composition Info:"The Entertainer" is sub-titled "A rag time two step", which was a form of dance popular until about 1911, and a style which was common among rags written at the time.

Scott Joplin was the first classically trained black composer to become a household name in America. Ragtime was eventually succeeded by jazz.

In 1973 "The Entertainer" was used as the theme music for the multiple Oscar winning film The Sting.
Number of Pages2
Difficulty LevelIntermediate Level: Recommended for Intermediate Level players






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