3 Ghost Rags (Piano Solo). By William Bolcom. For Piano. Piano Publications. SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced). 24 pages. Published by Edward B. Marks Music (HL.9638).
Composer, pianist, and author William Bolcom (b. 1938) is one of the cutting-edge figures on the American musical scene. A student of Milhaud and Messiaen, he has been noted for the development of a style of performing ragtime music which propelled him into the forefront of the ragtime revival. Bolcom has been on the faculty at the University of Michigan since 1973.
About SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced)
4 and 5-note chords spanning more than an octave. Intricate rhythms and melodies.