Six Rags

By Lewis Spratlan | For Solo Piano| 17′

Title: Six Rags
Composer:
Lewis Spratlan
Year Composed:
2018
Instrumentation:
solo piano
Duration
: 17′
Format:
Full Score
Catalogue Number:
OM0435

Printed Edition Price: $30
PDF Edition Price: $25

Six rags for solo piano, each sprung from a natural New England landmark. The first three movements come from the Mahoosuc Mountains, which range from New Hampshire to Maine and overlaps part of the Appalachian Trail. The latter three rags celebrate the geography of Western Massachusetts.

  1. Goose Eye Mountain Rag
  2. Speck Pond Rag
  3. Mahoosuc Notch Rag
  4. Mount Greylock Rag
  5. Pelham Lake Rag
  6. Chesterfield Gorge Rag


“The sense of the various locations provides the main tissue of each piece, with ragtime music woven into the fabric, sometimes generating notes used at large; sometimes self-contained. This music stands for the human beholder in nature.”

-Lewis Spratlan

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