|Publisher:||Ditty Box Enterprises||Publication:||DBE 480|
Length: approx. 2¾ mins. Sounds best if the 2nd tenor plays the lower notes of chords only.
St. Louis Rag is one of two rags that celebrated the Louisiana Purchase Exposition (St. Louis World's Fair), the other being Scott Joplin's The Cascades (1904). The piece itself is a mature Turpin composition and it seems that he no longer had the need of an arranger - perhaps because of his success with earlier works his fame had become sufficiently established that publishers accepted his offerings without further embellishments by third parties. In this adaptation for recorders, the treble voice especially will enjoy the calls on virtuosity and the tenors will have to play their "chordy bits very precisely to attain the composer's intention.
St. Louis Rag was published by Sol Bloom, New York & Chicago, USA.
A tempo of 86 crotchets/min. is suggested.
|Black Swan Classic Jazz Band||Ragtime Revelry||CD(s) & MP3 Album(s)|
|Claude Bolling||Original Ragtime||CD(s) & MP3 Album(s)|
|Claude Bolling||Original Ragtime/Original Boogie Woogie/Original Piano Blues||CD(s) & MP3 Album(s)|
|Elite Syncopators||American Sampler Rag||CD(s) & MP3 Album(s)|
|Evergreen Ragtime Trio||It's a Rouser|
|James P. Johnson||The Best of Scott Joplin and Other Rag Classics||CD(s) & MP3 Album(s)|
|Sue Keller||Rag Time Sue|
|Scott Kirby||Bucktown in the 90's|
|Various Artists||1904 St. Louis World's Fair: Meet Me At The Fair|
|⇑Various Artists||A Century of Ragtime 1897-1997|
|Various Artists||Gold Collection|
|Various Artists||Kings of Ragtime|
|Various Artists||Ragtime 1900-1930|
|Various Artists||Ragtime Hard To Find Classics|
|Various Artists||Ragtime: The World's Greatest Ragtime Album|
|Various Artists||Scott Joplin and the Age of Ragtime|
|Max Morath||The Best of Scott Joplin and Other Rag Classics||CD(s) & MP3 Album(s)|
|Paragon Ragtime Orchestra||On The Boardwalk||CD(s) & MP3 Album(s)|
|Miguel Pineda-Van Gelder||A Ragtime Feast: Forgotten Rags|
|⇑Ralph Press||The Great American Ragtime Revival/with Sound Effects||CD(s) & MP3 Album(s)|
|Spare Parts||Now Tango|
|St. Louis Ragtimers||The St. Louis Ragtimers: Volume 4|
|Turpintyme Ragsters||Chicken Chowder|