Maple Leaf Rag (with apologies to Scott Joplin)

Scott Joplin
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Here is my impression of the Maple Leaf Rag by Scott Joplin. I consulted no printed edition in this project but rather just heard what was in my head and started playing (the way I do all arrangements). Eventually it evolved into this arrangement which captures the jazzy ragtime feeling while ignoring the strictures of the original form and content hence the apology. You can see and hear this version of this piece at

Score ID
Scott Joplin
Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
2 minutes
Solo instrument (Piano)
Jazz music

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