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Scott Joplin:

About Scott Joplin

From a very early age, Scott Joplin supported himself as a performing pianist. Eventually, he earned a living selling his compositions, too. Thanks to Joplin's Maple Leaf Rag, the most famous of all piano rags, Joplin became known as the King of Ragtime Writers.

Music heard in this episode:

Joplin: The Chrysanthemum
Joplin: The Easy Winners
Joplin: Elite Syncopations
Joplin: Bethena
Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag
Joplin: Great Crush Collision
Joplin: The Cascades
Joplin: Pineapple Rag
Joplin: Rosebud
Joplin: Treemonisha

Learn more about Scott Joplin

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This Week's Quiz

No one knows exactly what day or year Scott Joplin was born.

 True

 False

Scott Joplin was best known for composing what type of music?

 Jazz

 String Quartets

 Ballets

 Ragtime

 Rock and Roll

Scott Joplin won the Pulitzer Prize for which musical work?

 Pineapple Rag

 Treemonisha

 Maple Leaf Rag

 Great Crush Collision

 The Cascades

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Scott Joplin:

About Scott Joplin

From a very early age, Scott Joplin supported himself as a performing pianist. Eventually, he earned a living selling his compositions, too. Thanks to Joplin's Maple Leaf Rag, the most famous of all piano rags, Joplin became known as the King of Ragtime Writers.

Music heard in this episode:

Joplin: The Chrysanthemum
Joplin: The Easy Winners
Joplin: Elite Syncopations
Joplin: Bethena
Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag
Joplin: Great Crush Collision
Joplin: The Cascades
Joplin: Pineapple Rag
Joplin: Rosebud
Joplin: Treemonisha

Learn more about Scott Joplin

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

No one knows exactly what day or year Scott Joplin was born.

 True

 False

Scott Joplin was best known for composing what type of music?

 Jazz

 String Quartets

 Ballets

 Ragtime

 Rock and Roll

Scott Joplin won the Pulitzer Prize for which musical work?

 Pineapple Rag

 Treemonisha

 Maple Leaf Rag

 Great Crush Collision

 The Cascades

 

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