Scott Joplin: The Complete Rags, Waltzes & Marches William Appling, piano
On April 1, 2017, the 100th anniversary of the death of Scott Joplin, WASO released William Appling's recording of Joplin's complete piano works, the first-ever "complete Joplin" by an African American pianist. These landmark recordings are now available world-wide.
The 4-CD set and digital downloads are available now at CD Baby, Amazon and all other major online stores.
Download here the 32-page program book included with the 4-CD set. The book includes extensive background on William Appling and Scott Joplin, including Patricia Oldham's essay on Joplin and his world entitled, “He Wasn't Supposed To Be Writing This Music,” and "On William Appling’s Performances of Scott Joplin” by Debra Lew Harder.