Joplin went back and Berlin said he couldn't use the song. When 'Alexander's Ragtime Band' came out, Joplin said, 'That's my tune.' ' Joplin's widow claimed that, 'after Scott had finished writing Treemonisha, and while he was showing it around, hoping to get it published, Berlin stole the theme, and made it into a popular song. Composed by Scott Joplin (1868-1917), arranged by Gunther Schuller (1925-). Single for solo piano. From the motion picture 'The Sting'. Maple Leaf Rag day celebrates the wild success of ragtime that Scott Joplin helped cultivate back at the turn of the 20th century (early 1900’s). Scott Joplin - King of Ragtime for Easy Piano Paperback – September 1, 1996 by Scott Joplin (Composer) 4.4 out of 5 stars 28 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback 'Please retry' $9.99.
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