Scott Joplin: American Giant

By |2020-01-06T21:55:32-06:00July 5th, 2017|Categories: Audio/Video, Civilization, Culture, Music|

One of the fathers of authentic American music, Scott Joplin had an enormous influence, reaching even beyond America to Claude Debussy and Igor Stravinsky… “It is never right to play ragtime fast.” This admonition from the composer appeared on more than one of Scott Joplin’s rags, written between the time of his residence in Sedalia, [...]