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As one of the classics of ragtimeit returned to international prominence as part of the ragtime revival in the s, when it was used as the theme music for the Oscar -winning film The Sting. Composer and pianist Marvin Hamlisch 's adaptation reached 3 on the Billboard pop chart and spent a week at 1 on the easy listening chart in It is primarily set in the key of C major ; however, for the C section commonly referred to as the 'Trio'it modulates to the subdominantF majorthen through a The Count - Various - The Entertainers passage modulates back to C major for the D section.
The B section contains an indication that the melody is to be played an octave higher on the repeat. In the June 7,St. Louis Globe-Democratcontemporary composer Monroe H. Rosenfeld described "The Entertainer" as "the best and most euphonious" of Joplin's compositions to that point.
Suggested by the rag's dedication to "James Brown and his Mandolin Club", author Rudi Blesh wrote that "some of the melodies recall the pluckings and the fast tremolos of the little steel-stringed plectrum instruments". LouisMissouri. It soldcopies in its first year and eventually became Nonesuch's first million-selling record.
Separately both volumes had been on the chart for 64 weeks. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings. Top Adult Contemporary: — Record Research. Rags and Ragtime: A Musical History. New York: Dover. Retrieved March 19, Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on January 18, Retrieved March 14, Retrieved September 5, The New York Times. Julyquoted in: Berlin, Edward A. Esopus 4.
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