We’re closing out the month of June — African American Music Appreciation Month — with an epsidoe all about one of my personal favorite composers, Scott Joplin.
In this episode, you’ll learn…
- Why Scott Joplin is considered the King of Ragtime
- What special award Jopin received after his death
- A little bit about Joplin’s opera, Treemonisha
Links to my other resources for African American Music Appreciation Month:
Children’s Books for African American Music History Month
Episode 14: African American Spirituals & Gospel Music
Musical Samples You’ll Hear in this Episode:
The Entertainer (Joplin)
Maple Leaf Rag (Joplin)
Treemonisha – “We Will Trust You As Our Leader” (Joplin)
Music Listening Schedule for Episode 23
I’ve saved all 10 performances of Scott Joplin’s music for this episode into this YouTube playlist.
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