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Piano Rags, Old and New (& More)

Piano Rags, Old and New (& More)

Northwest Washington, DC

Sat, October 21, 2017 7:00 PM, EDT

4 of 40 spots still available
And 3 on waitlist
Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks
Toilet with a slash through it
No bathroom at this event
Wheelchair access
Not wheelchair accessible

This is a groupmuse

A live concert in a living room, backyard, or another intimate space. They're casual and friendly, hosted by community members.


Please join us at our house on Saturday October 21, 7-9 PM, for a piano recital by Sam Post, in celebration of the completion of his CD of original ragtime compositions for the piano. Sam will play some of those, some older "classic" rags, and some surprises as well.

What's the music?

Sam Post Pianist/Composer

Welcome: Raggin' Rudi by William Bolcom

Bach & ragtime contrast in contrast: counterpoint, syncopation, and form
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in F# major from the Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1
Post: Leapfrog Rag

Bach & ragtime in harmony: instability and anticipation
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C# major (WTC book 1)
Post: Mournful Rag
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C major (WTC book 1)
Prelude and Fugue in C minor (WTC book 1)
Post: Ladybug Rag


Improvisation and experimentation
William Bolcom: Graceful Ghost Rag

Post-past, present and future:
Improvisation & Fugue on Over the Rainbow
Elliptical Blues
Efficiency Rag-Fantasy
Dizzy Days

See more about the release!


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