Heliotrope Bouquet

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"Heliotrope Bouquet"
Released 1907
Genre Ragtime
Composer(s) Scott Joplin and Louis Chauvin
Instrument: Solo piano

"Heliotrope Bouquet" is a 1907 rag composed by Scott Joplin and Louis Chauvin.[1] The first section of the piece is unique in ragtime for its structure, rhythm and melody. This and the second section were most likely contributed by Louis Chauvin, while the third and fourth section show Joplin’s style of composing.[2]

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  1. ^ Jasen, David A.; Trebor Jay Tichenor (1978). Rags and Ragtime: A Musical History. New York, NY: Dover Publications, Inc. p. 88. ISBN 0-486-25922-6. 
  2. ^ "Rags and Pieces by Scott Joplin (1906-1917)" Archived 2009-10-26 at the Wayback Machine.

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