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The Entertainer

By Scott Joplin

4 flutes - Grade 3.5
Composed by Scott Joplin (1868-1917). Arranged by Frank Halferty. Ragtime, Jazz. Score and set of parts. Published by Kendor Music Inc (KN.14525).

Item Number: KN.14525

No one can dispute the enduring popularity of Scott Joplin's most famous rag. So naturally we're pleased with Frank Halferty's version for flute quartet. All members of the group have interesting parts, and a modulation midway through adds to the overall impact.

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  • 4

    Jerry Ervin
    Tucson, AZ
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • 2009-02-08 00:00:00.0 Standard Joplin

    Good addition to a group's repertoire. My quartet plays this arrangement with bass flute on Part 4 to bring out the walking bass line. We like to include the piece in our programs as a kind of palate cleanser between heavier numbers. Because the tune is so familiar we...

    've found it's acceptable--even preferable--to delete the repeats throughout.

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