Maple Leaf Rag

Scott Joplin. Circa 1899.

Image of Maple Leaf Rag

Early New Orleans jazz musicians played this beloved piece in original arrangements for their ensembles and used it as a vehicle for improvisation, but it was originally written by Joplin as a through-composed (fully written out) work for solo piano.

Image of Maple Leaf Rag

Early New Orleans jazz musicians played this beloved piece in original arrangements for their ensembles and used it as a vehicle for improvisation, but it was originally written by Joplin as a through-composed (fully written out) work for solo piano.

Metadata Details
Item Type Sheet Music
Title Maple Leaf Rag
Creator Scott Joplin
Publication Date Circa 1899
Call Number Driscoll Box 273
Location General Collections