Scott Joplin (c.1867-1917) is profiled at AfriClassical.com, which features a Bibliography and comprehensive Works List by Dr. Dominique-René de Lerma, http://www.CasaMusicaledeLerma.com.
Richard Dowling’s new Complete Joplin set for Rivermont Records was recorded on a magnificent Hamburg Steinway concert grand piano in a concert hall with superb acoustics using state-of-the-art recording equipment. The 3-CD set includes a beautiful 72-page booklet with stunning full-color images of newly-restored original cover art for all 53 of Joplin’s rags, waltzes, marches, and cakewalks by Bill Edwards and extensive liner notes about Scott Joplin’s life and descriptions of each piano work by Bryan Wright. All six works used in the beloved 1973 movie The Sting are here including The Entertainer. Total running time: 3 hours, 20 minutes.
Order directly through Richard Dowling’s website at:http://www.richard-dowling.com/CompleteJoplin.html