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RICHARD DOWLING plays RAGTIME
Product Details
Label: Klavier Records
Release Date
:  February 1, 2004
Catalog Number
:  K 77035
  1. Joseph C. NORTHUP: The Cannon Ball
  2. Artie MATTHEWS: Pastime Rag No. 3
  3. Joseph F. LAMB: American Beauty Rag
  4. James SCOTT: Hilarity Rag
  5. James SCOTT: Ragtime Oriole
  6. Joseph F. LAMB: Ragtime Nightingale
  7. Jay ROBERTS: The Entertainer's Rag
  8. Scott JOPLIN: Bethena - A Concert Waltz
  9. Artie MATTHEWS: Pastime Rag No. 4
10.
Scott JOPLIN: Solace - A Mexican Serenade
11. Artie MATTHEWS: Pastime Rag No. 2
12. William BOLCOM: Graceful Ghost Rag
13. Robert HAMPTON: Cataract Rag
14. Scott JOPLIN: Maple Leaf Rag
15. Eubie BLAKE: Poor Katie Redd
16. Zez CONFREY: Coaxing the Piano
17. Eubie BLAKE: The Baltimore Todolo
18. George GERSHWIN: Rialto Ripples Rag
19. George GERSHWIN: Merry Andrew
20. Zez CONFREY: Dizzy Fingers
21. Zez CONFREY: Kitten on the Keys
22.
Eubie BLAKE: Brittwood Rag
Track Listings (click red tracks for sound sample)
Album Description
Richard Dowling performs a collection of his favorite ragtime piano works. Included are many well-known works such as Scott Joplin's classic  Maple Leaf Rag and Zez Confrey's ever-popular Kitten on the Keys. These toe-tapping tunes are guaranteed to put a smile on your face and a bounce in your step!
Liner Notes
Recorded October 4, 1998 and August 27-28, 2000 at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall, Florida International University, Miami, Florida

Produced by Clark McAlister and Richard Dowling
Engineering, Mastering and Editing:  Bruce Leek
Recording Assistant:  Neil Buckland

Piano:  Steinway D #536013
Piano Technician:  David J. Balko
Photo:  James C. Li at Steinway Hall, New York
Cover Design:  Mathew Dalessi
Booklet Layout:  Stacie Heyen, CDS Graphics

Blake and Bolcom titles are published by E.B. Marks Music.
Merry Andrew is published by Warner Bros. Music.
All other titles are edited by Richard Dowling and published by Masters Music Publications.

Special thanks to David Balko for his extraordinary expertise with piano voicing.
Credit Information
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