Caleb Walker

Caleb Walker
(Saint Paul, MN)

from Nova Classical Academy, performing Bethena composed/arranged by Scott Joplin.


Artistic Statement

This is a ragtime waltz written by Scott Joplin. I think Bethena was the name of his wife, and he wrote this in memory of her after she died. The song is like a description of her beauty in music form; it depicts what she meant to him in life and what she still means to him after death.

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