The Garden of Eden. (Four Rags for Two Pianos). By William Bolcom. For Piano/Keyboard, 2 Pianos, 4 Hands. E.B. Marks. Two copies needed for performance. Softcover. 48 pages. Published by Edward B. Marks Music (HL.220096).
ISBN 0634073044. 9x12 inches.
The Garden of Eden was originally published in its solo piano version in 1974. The four rags that make up the suite – Old Adam, The Eternal Feminine, The Serpent's Kiss and Through Eden's Gates – tell the story of the Fall in ragtime. 2 copies needed to perform.
Location: from South Egremont MA
January 30, 2008
This is so much fun to play!
This is a joyous and adorable set of "rags" adapted by Wm.Bolcom from his own book of Rags. Great fun to learn and to play. If you are up to a challenge, try Bolcom's Recuerdos for 2 pianos. Superb!
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