Scott Joplin - The Entertainer
Sheet music for String Quartet


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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.
Composed:1902
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"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.
Score Type:Arrangement for String Quartet
Score Key:G major (Sounding Pitch) (View more G major Music for String Quartet )
Time Signature:4/4 (View more 4/4 Music)
Duration:1:18
Tempo Marking:=250 Presto (View more music marked Presto)
Number of Pages:4
Difficulty:Intermediate Level: Recommended for Intermediate Level players
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