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The Cascades by Scott Joplin is a relatively difficult piece of Ragtime. In fact, if you listen to the piano roll you might think there are 8 hands playing. As Ragtime was still a rather threatening art in the beginning of the 20th century, nevertheless it was one of the few pieces admitted to be played at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, among other places. It’s really the middle sections, that have the true feeling of the cascade. This is created by a falling series of bass notes.
Count the rhythm out loud to become experienced in dealing with timing and rhythm. Play the left-hand alone a few times as it contains the key to keeping the complete music together. They often say that you can identify a very good pianist through his LH – not right.
Most tunes like this are based on a rhythm pattern which repeats over and over again in the bass line or accompaniment. However, once you will be able to tap out the beat of any music song in your sleep along with perfect timing and also speed, then and only then are you really ready to start learning the bass and melody parts.
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