JOSHUA RIFKIN

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22 April 1944, New York, USA.

A pianist, musicologist, arranger and conductor, Rifkin was instrumental in reviving interest in the important composer of ragtime music, Scott Joplin. During the 60s, Rifkin studied at the Juilliard School of Music, New York University, Gottingen University and Princeton; and worked on composition with Karl-Heinz Stockhausen in Darmstadt. At the same time, he played ragtime and piano jazz, and recorded for Elektra Records as a member of the Even Dozen Jug Band. Also for Elektra, he conducted The Baroque Beatles, classical-style versions of John Lennon and Paul McCartney songs. He also arranged and conducted Wildflowers, and other recordings for Judy Collins. In 1970 he was appointed Professor of Music at Brandeis University in Massachusetts, and musical director of the Elektra ancillary, Nonesuch Records. The following year, the Lincoln Centre produced the highly successful An Evening With Scott Joplin, at which Rifkin was a featured
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Piano Rags by Scott Joplin - Volumes I, II and IIIPiano Rags by Scott Joplin - Volumes I, II and III
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Nonesuch
$23.50 (used)
Baroque Beatles Book, TheBaroque Beatles Book, The
Nonesuch 2009
$13.62
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JOSHUA RIFKIN The Baroque Beatles Book album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Baroque Beatles Book
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1965
JOSHUA RIFKIN Scott Joplin Piano Rags album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Scott Joplin Piano Rags
Ragtime 1970
JOSHUA RIFKIN Digital Ragtime - Music Of Scott Joplin album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Digital Ragtime - Music Of Scott Joplin
Ragtime 1980
JOSHUA RIFKIN Rags & Tangos album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rags & Tangos
Ragtime 1991

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JOSHUA RIFKIN Joshua Rifkin / Leonard Pennario : Joplin | The Entertainer And Other Rags album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joshua Rifkin / Leonard Pennario : Joplin | The Entertainer And Other Rags
Ragtime 1997

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JOSHUA RIFKIN Piano Rags By Scott Joplin: Volumes I & II album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Piano Rags By Scott Joplin: Volumes I & II
Ragtime 1974
JOSHUA RIFKIN The Entertainer: The Very Best Of Scott Joplin album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Entertainer: The Very Best Of Scott Joplin
Ragtime 1996

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