"Stoptime" Rag (Scott Joplin)

In its heyday from 1895 to 1918, the syncopated rhythms and sophisticated melodies of ragtime music conquered the world and influenced many "serious" composers, including Erik Satie, Claude Debussy and Igor Stravinsky. Here's a foot-stamping showpiece from the King of Ragtime, Scott Joplin.

Listen here:

You may also like