Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 May 2016

456 Pages | 65 images and 140 music examples

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199740321

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King of Ragtime

Scott Joplin and His Era

Second Edition

Edward A. Berlin

  • Widely regarded as the standard for research on Joplin's life and work, now available in an expanded second editoin

New to this Edition:

  • Reveals how Joplin's wife Freddie is linked to the opera Treemonisha
  • Offers new details on Joplin's early, pre-ragtime career
  • Discusses the sabotage of his opera A Guest of Honor and its aftermath
  • Examines hundreds of pages of legal documents related to Joplin properties

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