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The Joy Of Ragtime edited by Denes Agay. For Piano/Keyboard. Yorktown. Ragtime. SMP Level 6 (Late Intermediate). Collection. Chord names and fingerings (does not include words to the songs). 80 pages. Yorktown Music Press #YK21129. Published by Yorktown Music Press (HL.14001256).
ISBN 0825680166. With chord names and fingerings (does not include words to the songs). Ragtime. 9x12 inches.
This book includes the best and most durable examples of the unique ragtime style--the music of Scott Joplin, James Scott, Joseph F. Lamb, Tom Turpin, Charles Hunter, and others--most are in their original forms, though some have been arranged for easier playing.
About SMP Level 6 (Late Intermediate)
4-note chords in both hands with large stretches and leaps. Irregular and complicated rhythms.
Location: from Caldwell, NJ
August 31, 2012
Good Book, Good Variety
I have had the book for close to twenty years, and find it valuable for its variety and especially for the two Joe Lamb rags. Joe was my grandfather's cousin. His work isn't easy to find these days and I wanted to give the book to a young grand niece...
6 of 8 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Muscatine, IA
Location: from Sundre, Alberta, Canada
June 27, 2008
My introduction to Ragtime
I haven't played piano for 32 years and I wanted to get back into it, mostly classical. I found the Joy of Classical Music at a local store and loved it. I found the list of books on the back cover so chose Ragtime for the fun of playing something...
22 of 38 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Morris Plains, NJ
August 19, 2005
Very Nice, Gradual Intro to Ragtime
I have had this book for a number of years, and still find myself referring to it. It includes relatively easy versions of classics like "The Entertainer" and "Black and White Rag" to get you started, and works its way up to the original versions of such things as Joplin's...
24 of 38 people found this review helpful.