Bethena by Scott Joplin
- Interactive Urtext Edition
- Digitally Restored Original Sheet Music Cover
- Historical Commentary & Analysis by Robert Willey
- MIDI Recording by Richard Dowling
Published in 1905, Scott Joplin’s “Bethena” was barely known during the composer’s lifetime yet it is now recognized as one of his finest compositions for piano. Likely an hommage to his wife who tragically died the previous year, the work expresses both wistfulness and optimism. This interactive, urtext edition includes a digitally restored original sheet music cover, historical commentary and analysis by Dr. Robert Willey, and an inspiring MIDI recording by concert artist Richard Dowling.