Scott Joplin

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Scott Joplin at 150 Concert

On Thursday, November 29 at 7 pm EST WQXR The “King of Ragtime” Scott Joplin’s 150th birthday will be celebrated at The Greene Space in

Victrolian Vaudeville Barbershop Quartet

Don’t Forget the Entertainer

The Syncopated Times intended to run a review of the Scott Joplin Memorial Concert, held every year at his graveside in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Queens.

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What You May Have Missed

Highlights from the May issue of the Syncopated Times. New Subscribers will receive online access, including access  to our archives so it’s not too late to

Parlor at Scott Joplin House

Scott Joplin’s Forgotten Parlor Songs

African American Song Writers In the 19th century, African-American tunesmiths struggled to have their compositions published. The institution of slavery had only ended during the

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Why Scott Joplin Still Matters

“Traveling,” said Mme. de Staël, “is a melancholy pleasure.” I’m inclined to concur, despite the chorus of protest that will rise with discordant variations on

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Scott Joplin Memorial Highway Designated

At the opening concert of this year’s Scott Joplin International Ragtime Festival in Sedalia, Missouri, Mayor Stephen Galliher announced that the Missouri State Legislature had

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Richard Dowling and the Definitive Joplin

It’s not uncommon that certain musicians who have achieved a degree of renown as interpreters of the classical repertoire dip into other realms of music

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