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Arranged Classics

My piano training is in Classical Music and I love sharing that grand tradition with my students.  This page is devoted to arrangements of the works of Scott Joplin

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The Entertainer

            The Entertainer is one of Scott Joplin's most popular piano rags.  This simple arrangement in the mid to late elementary level.  It is 2 pages long and presents the "main theme" of the rag.  The arrangement incorporates mainly two part writing throughout with parallel sixths and a single note bass line.  There are also a few simple intervals that "beefs up" the sound in a key moments in the arrangement.

This arrangement therefore has a lot of teaching value making students aware of what they to expect as they move into the intermediate levels of performance.  The Entertainer is a great piece for any beginning students repertoire!

The Entertainer - Scott Joplin