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#BlackHistoryMonth: Scott Joplin  (c. 1867-1917) Ragtime & Classical Music:  In 1911 Joplin published the opera Treemonisha. The work was said to contain some of his best music. One theater agreed to produce it, but later reneged. Treemonisha was first staged in a concert performance in Atlanta, Georgia by the Afro-American Music Workshop of Morehouse College andContinue reading

#BlackHistoryMonth: Scott Joplin  (c. 1867-1917) Ragtime & Classical Music:  In 1911 Joplin published the opera Treemonisha. The work was said to contain some of his best music. One theater agreed to produce it, but later reneged. Treemonisha was first staged in a concert performance in Atlanta, Georgia by the Afro-American Music Workshop of Morehouse College andContinue reading