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The Interruption Rag

Year of composition
2001
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
4 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Solo instrument
Instrumental parts
Not available

I absolutely love Scott Joplin and ragtime and have for some time wanted to write a ragtime piece. I decided to do so, and of course superimposed my own somewhat slanted ideas of phrase/melodic form and harmony. Although I didn’t stay within the traditional realm of harmony, I think the overall style of the piece is at least slightly authentic. If you have any thoughts at all about this piece, please write ’em up in a review. I would appreciate any comments at all - positive or negative.

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