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Saturday, July 30, 2011

Every day in Bryant Park, next week, you can hear pianist Roy Eaton perform rags by Scott Joplin.  WNYC’s Sara Fishko has more on Joplin, the man who brought ragtime into the light.

 

 

Roy Eaton will perform Joplin rags in five lunch time concerts next week at The Piano in Bryant Park series.

  • Monday, August 1st: 12:30 PM in the Upper Terrace
  • Tuesday. August 2nd: 12:30 PM in the Upper Terrace
  • Wednesday, August 3rd: 12:30 PM in the Upper Terrace
  • Thursday, August 4th: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM in the Upper Terrace
  • Friday, August 5th: 12:30 PM in the Upper Terrace

 

 

"Weeping Willow Rag"

Listen above to a rag featured in this edition of Fishko Files -- pianist John Arpin performing Joplin's Weeping Willow Rag.

 

Playlist for "Scott Joplin"

 

Scott Joplin, Maple Leaf Rag, John Arpin, piano. “The Complete Scott Joplin.” Compendia, 1997.

Scott Joplin/Sidney Bechet, Maple Leaf Rag. “The Legendary Sidney Bechet.” BMG, 1988.

Scott Joplin, Weeping Willow Rag, John Arpin, piano. “The Complete Scott Joplin.” Compendia, 1997.

Scott Joplin, "Treemonisha,"  A Real Slow Drag.  Original cast and chorus under Gunther Schuller. DG, 1976.

Scott Joplin, Sugarcane Rag, John Arpin, piano. “The Complete Scott Joplin.” Compendia, 1997.

Scott Joplin, Scott Joplin’s New Rag (1912), Joshua Rifkin, piano. “Scott Joplin Piano Rags.” Nonesuch, 1987.

Scott Joplin, Wall Street Rag, John Arpin, piano. “The Complete Scott Joplin.” Compendia, 1997.

Scott Joplin/Marvin Hamlisch. "The Sting: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack," The Entertainer. MCA, 1974.

Scott Joplin/Marvin Hamlisch. "The Sting: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack," Solace. MCA, 1974.

Scott Joplin/Marcus Roberts. Maple Leaf Rag. “The Joy of Joplin.” Sony, 1998.

     

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    Mix Engineers: Wayne Shulmister and Paul Schneider

    Assistant Producer: Laura Mayer

    WNYC Newsroom Editor: Karen Frillmann

    Produced by:

    Sara Fishko

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