Joplin Reflections - Scott Joplin Reconsidered
Edited by Lara Downes
Lara Downes’ album Reflections: Scott Joplin Reconsidered took the world by storm when it was released in 2022, climbing instantly to the top of the classical and crossover charts and garnering feature stories in The New York Times and on National Public Radio. Now, you can play what she played! With a touching and insightful preface about the ways in which Joplin’s music has galvanized and inspired Downes since her childhood, this unique new publication contains 15 Joplin gems ranging from the best-known to the unfamiliar, with editing that reflects Ms. Downes’ sensitive and open-hearted interpretations.