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Favorites For Classical Guitar

By Scott Joplin

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Composed by Scott Joplin (1868-1917). Arranged by Jerry Willard. Guitar. Classical, Ragtime. Book with Audio-Online. With guitar tablature. Composed 2015. 64 pages. Wise Publications #MUSAM1008315. Published by Wise Publications (HL.14043687).

Item Number: HL.14043687

ISBN 9781783054404. 9x12 inches.

Ten classic Scott Joplin Piano rags, arranged for Classical Guitar by Jerry Willard. Arranged in standard notation and tablature, these timeless tunes by the most famous of all ragtime composers soundabsolutely great on a Classical Guitar, and to help you perform them perfectly, the Download Card features recordings of each by Willard himself.

Rising quickly to fame for his ragtime compositions andachieving acclaim as the 'King of Ragtime Writers', composer and multi-instrumentalist Scott Joplin wrote some of the greatest rags ever, as well as some of the finest compositions of any style or genre. WithScott Joplin Favorites For Classical Guitar, you can learn such rags as Maple Leaf Rag, The Entertainer and Heliotrope Bouquet for the Classical Guitar. Suitable for intermediate to advancedplayers, this book will keep you entertained for hours as you pore over the expertly composed rags that have become so ingrained in modern music.

Born to a musical family in Texas in 1867, it becameimmediately obvious that Joplin was of exceptional talent. After learning a number of instruments and moving to Missouri, his compositions brought him great fame and had a profound influence on othercomposers of the day, and for over a century to come. Tunes like Cleopha, Kismet Rag, Pleasant Moments and The Strenuous Life all had a huge impact on the musical world, turning this creative genius into ahousehold name. 

Now, accomplished guitarist Jerry Willard has compiled and arranged ten of Joplin's best tunes into this sheet music songbook, letting you learn thesewonderful compositions for the Classical Guitar. As a bonus extra, the included download card allows you to listen to Willard himself performing all ten songs that were specially recorded for this edition. This will allow.

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