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I immediately fell in love with the piece and purchased the score soon thereafter. His Ghost Rags ofwhich were named as a set by the pianist Paul Jacobs, have become the best-loved of his ragtime explorations, and Bolcom invests these essays in old-time music with style and wit. A fantastic new adaptation of a popular piano solo piece by the Pulitzer-prize winning composer William Bolcom – a perfect recital piece! Read more Read less. And there are recordings For those here who have never heard the “Lime Jello” song, here’s an entertaining rendition by Bolcom and his wife Thanks for providing the link.

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Happy New Year ! I think it’s well worth mentioning that both both Bolcom and his colleague William Albright ghst the unique genius of the rag in the s, and between them wrote quite a number of “Classical rags”, all informed by the harmonic sophistication of “Modern Music” but retaining the charm and nostalgia of the early turn-of–the-century rags.

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Ghots received the order in the expected time period. Overall Im very pleased with the piece! Originally Posted by mypianos4evr. If you have smallish hands like I do you will have to either modify some chords or dislocate a joint, as with most rags.

I’m always impressed when someone can play it well. The program included his monumental “Black host” composed in for organ, percussion and tape which effectively incorporates ragtime.

Isn’t it dedicated to his father? The three sections lend themselves to separate practice sessions. I can’t think of a more eclectic American composer than Bolcom, in the gracsful best sense of that term — he’s demonstrated over the years that he can write effectively across a huge spectrum of styles, from contemporary Popular to thorny Avant Garde Classic.


Bolcom grwceful Ghost rags are charming and thorougly idiomatic, not exercises at all but tributes, of the highest order, to a neglected American music. Originally Posted by mypianos4evr One of my very favorite ragtime pieces. This is a transcription for piano and violin, I had specific theatrical need for the duet version.

Get to Know Us. Thank you for the new link, this one worked perfectly And I enjoyed very much your cultivated performance which definitely had the right “groove” Best wishes Felix. Product details Sheet music: I appreciate your comments Tim. I’d like to read this book on Gracsful Don’t have a Kindle? Originally Posted by Tony Dont go too fast, ghosf early.

And this is why I love Piano World so much! Graceful Ghost William Bolcom. Your high-resolution PDF file will be ready to download in 3 available keys.

Originally Posted by Carey. Felix – here’s the NEW link.