Standard High-Class Rags (Stark, Etilmon Justus)

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Sheet Music


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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. St. Louis: Stark Music Co., n.d.(ca.1912). Plates 301, 304, 305, 307, 310-312, 316, 317.
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General Information

Work Title Standard High-Class Rags
Alternative. Title 15 Standard High-Class Rags; Red Back Book
Composer Stark, Etilmon Justus
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 15 pieces
  1. Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag
  2. Joplin: The Cascades (Etilmon Justus Stark, arr.)
  3. Joplin: The Easy Winners
  4. Joplin: The Ragtime Dance
  5. Joplin: The Chrysanthemum
  6. Kirwin: African Pas'
  7. Scott: Ophelia Rag (Rocco Venuto (1869–after 1904), arr.)
  8. Scott: Hilarity Rag (Rocco Venuto, arr.)
  9. Robinson: The Minstrel Man (Etilmon Justus Stark, arr.)
  10. Scott: Frog Legs Rag (Scott Joplin, arr.)
  11. Lamb and Scott Joplin: Sensation (Rocco Venuto, arr.)
  12. Marshall: Kinklets (Etilmon Justus Stark, arr.)
  13. Scott: Grace and Beauty
  14. Joplin and Hayden: Sunflower Slow Drag (David Socrates DeLisle, arr.)
  15. Joplin: The Entertainer (David Socrates DeLisle, arr.)
First Publication. 1912 ca. – St. Louis: Stark Music Co.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Ensemble: flute/piccolo, clarinet, 2 cornets, trombone, drums, piano, 2 violins, viola, cello, bass (arranged)
External Links Biography of E.J. Stark; Ragtime Society of Frankfurt has new typesets of the collection.