: Bolcom: Graceful Ghost Rag (Concert Variation for Violin) ( ): William Bolcom: Books. Print and download Graceful Ghost Rag sheet music composed by William Bolcom arranged for Piano. Instrumental Solo in Db Major. Graceful Ghost. Subtitle: Concert Variation Genre(s): Chamber, Duo, Strings, Violin Instrumentation: Violin, Piano Composer: Bolcom, William Composer Dates.

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William Bolcom Number of Pages: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Originally Posted by gooddog Nicely played Phil. I really like this arrangement, but the 16th notes should be played in swing rhythm, not as written on the music.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Thank you for the new link, this one worked perfectly And I enjoyed very much your cultivated performance which definitely had the right “groove” Best wishes Felix. This is a transcription for piano and violin, I had specific theatrical need for the duet version.

An elegant melodic curve, gentle minor-mode harmonies, and an expert use of the flowing syncopations of ragtime rhythm gracefhl the piece feel wistful and noble at the same time.


Overall Im very pleased with the piece! I was very surprised how deceptively difficult it was and haven’t found the time to master it yet.

Jazz Ragtime Solo Instrumental. Bolcom is an important contemporary American composer, and Gracefful approached learning and interpreting this piece with the same attention to detail and respect I’d pay to any work by a classical music composer. Customers who bought this item also bought. The original video didn’t show up bbolcom other internet sites as it usually would, so I decided to delete and repost.

LOG IN to comment on this review. I love this rag. Isn’t it dedicated to his father? And it’s wonderful either way. Bolcom is indeed a prolific and versatile composer.

Tim and BDB, thank you, too!!! If you have smallish hands like I do you will have to either modify some chords or dislocate a joint, as with most rags. Originally Posted by mypianos4evr.

You, of all people, know how much time and effort went into this particular recording. It’s interesting that you should mention William GuostBolcom’s colleague at the U of Michigan.

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In a interview, Bolcom described the “Graceful Ghost Rag” as “elegiac. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip.


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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. An elegant melodic curve, gentle minor-mode harmonies, and an expert use of the flowing syncopations of ragtime rhythm make the piece feel wistful and noble at the same time. Bolcom wrote the first of these rags, Graceful Ghost, in memory of his father, and it has become his single most famous work.

Jazz Latin New Age. I was very surprised how graceeful difficult it was and have’t found the time to master it yet. Felix and NobleHouse – Thank you for listening – glad you enjoyed it!! I found that the opening theme was fairly straightforward and easy to learn, but the middle sections were another matter.