Prosperity Rag (1916)
Last updated: 16.10.17
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Composer: J.S. Scott Suppliers: dbe15.gif
Editor: Geoff Grainger Sextet D/A/T/T/B+T/GB(B)
Publisher: Ditty Box Enterprises Publication: DBE0122
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Length: approx. 4 mins.
In keeping with the rag's title, a smartly dressed fashionable obviously prosperous young laden with expensive looking hat-boxes is shown on the cover of the original sheet music. The rag itself is a storming, light-hearted "classic" in AABBACCBB form with a number of pleasing touches whereby all voices have chances to display their virtuosity. The recorder players' favourite four and five flatted keys are used adding to the difficulty in performing this piece as the composer intended. A great ensemble composition that is very rewarding to master!
Prosperity Rag was published by Stark Music Co, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
A tempo of 80 crotchets/min. is suggested.

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