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Fingerpicking Joplin

Guitar Tab
Music Sales America. Ragtime. Softcover. With guitar tablature. Amsco Publications #AM34802. Published by Amsco Publications (HL.14011350).

Item Number: HL.14011350

ISBN 0825623103. 9x12 inches. Spencer Doidge - Author.

Nine compositions of Scott Joplin in original arrangements for fingerstyle guitarists. In standard notation and tablature, with tempo suggestions and instructive notes to the arrangements. Titles include: Gladiolus Rag • The Easy Winners • Maple Leaf Rag • The Entertainer • and more.

  • Elite Syncopations 
  • Gladiolus Rag 
  • Heliotrope Bouquet 
  • Lily Queen 
  • Maple Leaf Rag 
  • Pleasant Moments 
  • Sunflower Slow-drag 
  • The Easy Winners 
  • The Entertainer 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

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  • 2010-12-24 00:00:00.0 Nice arrangements

    I've only worked my way through some of the songs. So far, the arrangements have been true to the style. A lot of work went into adapting these songs for guitar. I have been playing for many years and have been playing fingerstyle for about 4 years. I don...

    't play much jazz or ragtime. This book is a challenge for me, but worth it. I read standard notation, but sometimes look at the tab to figure out the fingering. The fret numbers on the tab are small, making some of them hard to read. Probably if you only read tab, you wouldn't want this book anyway. The arrangements, particularly the rhythms, are pretty complex.

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  • 5

    Timothy Farrar
    Western Michigan
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  • 2008-03-27 00:00:00.0 Very Nice

    The pieces in this book are excellent, I love them.

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