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The Entertainer by Scott Joplin. Sheet music for Alto Sax, page 1.

Scott Joplin - The Entertainer

Sheet music for alto sax

Info: One of the classics of ragtime, it returned to international prominence as part of the ragtime revival in the 1970s, when it was used as the theme music for the 1973 Oscar-winning film The Sting. Composer and pianist Marvin Hamlisch's adaptation reached #3 on the Billboard pop chart and spent a week at #1 on the easy listening chart in 1974.
Date: 1902
Artist: Scott Joplin
Born: 1867/1868
Died: 1 April 1917
The artist: African-American composer and pianist. Joplin achieved fame for his ragtime compositions and was dubbed the "King of Ragtime Writers". During his brief career, he wrote 44 original ragtime pieces, one ragtime ballet, and two operas.
Instrument: Alto Sax
Key: G major
Range: A4 - D6
Time signature: 2/4
Tempo: 70 BPM
Duration: 1:56
Pages: 1
Difficulty: Intermediate
Style: Popular
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