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Scott Joplin and the Age of Ragtime

Argyle, Ray (Book - 2009 )
Scott Joplin and the Age of Ragtime
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"This biography follows Joplin's life from the brothels and bars of St. Louis to the music mills of Tin Pan Alley as he introduced a syncopated, lively style to classical piano. Joplin's effect on popular music is closely identified with his era and the role of African Americans on the music scene of the United States"--Provided by publisher.
Authors: Argyle, Ray
Statement of Responsibility: Ray Argyle
Title: Scott Joplin and the age of ragtime
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2009
Characteristics: x, 221 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-217) and index
Contents: Breaking all the rules : the 1890s. A medley for the fair : a time to start raggin' it ; My kind of town : hot nights in the city ; The making of the legend : a boy and a banjo ; Marching to a ragtime tune
The music makers play main street : the 1900s. Writing in ragtime ; Tin Pan Alley and All that jazz : footloose in "black bohemia" ; They all played ragtime : Scott Joplin and Irving Berlin : a case of plagiarism? ; The girls of ragtime and the cult of celebrity : murder, passion and honor
The dream that wouldn't die : the 1910s. Dancing in ragtime ; The censors and the erotic life ; Reporting in ragtime ; Dreaming of Treemonisha
After the rag : the finale. Little Mary and the little tramp : ragtime partners of the silent screen ; The rites of spring : the martyred saint of the ragtime era ; Ragtime in revival ; Echoes of the music : we're all still playing ragtime
Summary: "This biography follows Joplin's life from the brothels and bars of St. Louis to the music mills of Tin Pan Alley as he introduced a syncopated, lively style to classical piano. Joplin's effect on popular music is closely identified with his era and the role of African Americans on the music scene of the United States"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Headings: Ragtime music History and criticism Composers United States Biography Joplin, Scott, 1868-1917
Topical Term: Ragtime music
Composers
Found in: American Music Collection
LCCN: 2009010488
ISBN: 0786443766
9780786443765
Branch Call Number: B Joplin A
Research Call Number: JNE 09-63
Sc E 10-588
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