Paderewski Rag (1920)
A Travesty on Paderewski's Celebrated Minuet
Last updated: 26.01.21
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Composer: F.H. Klickmann Suppliers: dbe15.gif 
Editor: Geoff Grainger Quintet A(T)/T/T/B/GB(B)
Publisher: Ditty Box Enterprises Publication: DBE 222
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Length: approx. 2¾ mins. Sounds best with the first tenor doubled.
Klickmann based this humerous rag, with the very apt sub-title A Travesty on Ignacy Paderewski's best known work and widely recognised Menuet, Opus 14 No. 1 which itself was based the popular 16th century French dance in 3/4 time named the minuet.
This is a fine jolly piece, well suited to the lower registers of tenor and bass recorders but quite demanding.
Paderewski Rag was published by McKinley Music Co., Chicago & New York, USA.
Klickmann, tongue-in-cheek, prescribed Tempo di Rag, a tempo of 80 crotchets/min. seems about right.

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youtube15.jpg Paderewski Rag (1:57) Ragtime Dorian Henry