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Ragtime in Washington / Adcock


Release Date: 07/06/2018 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: 3639  
Composer:  Scott JoplinHenry LodgeGeorge GershwinThomas Benjamin,   ... 
Performer:  Michael Adcock
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Michael Adcock loves the ragtime literature, and his love of this music can be keenly felt in these vibrant performances. This album doesn’t only include older ragtime pieces that one may or may not be familiar with, it also features contemporary ragtime works as well. Hailed for his prodigious technique and praised by the Washington Post for an “unusually fresh and arresting approach to the piano,” pianist Michael Adcock has cultivated a versatile career as soloist, chamber musician and pre-concert lecturer. Recipient of the 1998 Lili Boulanger Memorial Award, Mr. Adcock was also a prizewinner in the 1996 Washington International Competition and the Kosciuszko Foundation Chopin Competitions in Chicago and New York. Mr. Adcock gave his Read more Carnegie Weill Recital Hall debut in December of 1998. Mr. Adcock earned Master’s, Artist Diploma and Doctoral degrees from Peabody Conservatory, where he studied with Leon Fleisher and Ellen Mack, and was adjunct faculty in theory and chamber music. Mr. Adcock took his Bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College-Conservatory and attended secondary school at North Carolina School of the Arts. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Bethena by Scott Joplin
Performer:  Michael Adcock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905; USA 
2.
Red Pepper Rag by Henry Lodge
Performer:  Michael Adcock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
3.
The Easy Winners by Scott Joplin
Performer:  Michael Adcock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1901; USA 
4.
Rialto Ripples by George Gershwin
Performer:  Michael Adcock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; USA 
5.
Palm Leaf Rag by Scott Joplin
Performer:  Michael Adcock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; USA 
6.
That Old Second-Viennese-School Rag by Thomas Benjamin
Performer:  Michael Adcock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1972; USA 
7.
Dream Rags: Sleepwalker's Shuffle by William Albright
Performer:  Michael Adcock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1970; United States 
8.
Grand Sonata in Rag: I. Scott Joplin's Victory by William Albright
Performer:  Michael Adcock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
9.
Classic Rags (3): No. 3, Incineratorag by William Bolcom
Performer:  Michael Adcock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
10.
The Brooklyn Dodge (A James P. Johnson Stride) by William Bolcom
Performer:  Michael Adcock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
11.
Popular Rags (3): No. 3, Last Rag by William Bolcom
Performer:  Michael Adcock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
12.
Fields of Flowers by William Bolcom
Performer:  Michael Adcock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; United States 
13.
Recollections by John Musto
Performer:  Michael Adcock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
14.
In Stride by John Musto
Performer:  Michael Adcock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
15.
Grandpa's Spells by F.J. "Jelly Roll" Morton
Performer:  Michael Adcock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; USA 
16.
Tom Cat on the Keys by Bob Zurke
Performer:  Michael Adcock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
17.
Solace by Scott Joplin
Performer:  Michael Adcock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; USA 

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