Maple leaf rag

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Maple leaf rag
Joplin, Scott (1868-1917) (Composer)

Popular instrumental sheet music.


Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1899
Place: St. Louis
Publisher: John Stark
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: JNB 80-3 P.I. (Rag)
Content: "By the king of ragtime writers, Scott Joplin"--Printed on cover.
Content: Caption title.
Content: Cover illustrated by Low.
Content: Edges worn and torn; center seam separating.
Content: For piano.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: by Scott Joplin.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 p. of music : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14693514
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b4309ec0-c6b6-012f-d299-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1868: Creator Born
  • 1899: Created
  • 1917: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Maple leaf rag" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Maple leaf rag" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 30, 2017.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). Maple leaf rag Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Maple leaf rag