Richard Dowling performs The Complete Piano Works of Scott Joplin, the
Famed African-American Composer of Classic Ragtime throughout 2017 & 2018.
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SCOTT JOPLIN CENTENNIAL
Richard Dowling will perform all-Joplin concerts nationwide throughout 2017 &
2018 highlighted by the first public performance in history of
The Complete Piano
Works of Scott Joplin
in Carnegie Hall on April 1, 2017, exactly 100 years to the
day that Joplin died in New York. Mr. Dowling's
tour schedule includes 60+
concerts coast-to-coast.
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Great Scott!
A Centennial Celebration of Scott Joplin (ca. 1867-1917)
Richard Dowling, pianist

P R O G R A M

Paragon Rag (1909)
Weeping Willow (1903)
The Cascades (1904)
Heliotrope Bouquet (1907)
with Louis Chauvin
Elite Syncopations (1902)
Wall Street Rag (1909)
Rose Leaf Rag (1907)
Stoptime Rag (1910)
Bethena – A Concert Waltz (1905)
The Strenuous Life (1902)
Swipesy Cake Walk (1900)
with Arthur Marshall
The Nonpareil (1907)
Maple Leaf Rag (1899)

I N T E R M I S S I O N

The Great Crush Collision March (1896)
A Breeze from Alabama (1902)
Fig Leaf Rag (1908)
Euphonic Sounds (1909)
B
inks' Waltz (1905)
Sugar Cane (1908)

*Audience Choice*

Suite from "The Sting"
The Entertainer (1902)
The Easy Winners (1901)
The Ragtime Dance (1906)
Solace – A Mexican Serenade (1909)
Gladiolus Rag (1907)
Pine Apple Rag (1908)

Finale:  Sun Flower Slow Drag (1901) with Scott Hayden
Encore:  "
A Real Slow Drag" from Treemonisha (1911)

*An audience member either makes a special request or selects one card from a
basket containing the titles of Joplin's 2
7 other piano works.
Pianist Richard Dowling performs excerpts of Maple Leaf Rag and The
Entertainer during the annual Scott Joplin Concert held outdoors at St.
Michael's
Cemetery where Joplin is buried. (Queens, NY - May 2008)
Richard Dowling with ragtime legend Max Morath backstage at the Scott Joplin
International Ragtime Festival in Sedalia, Missouri. (June 2016)