Category: Ragtime

The Racism Around Ragtime and Black Culture

By Abiodun Scott​ Ragtime. Known to be “ragged” music, this complex genre requires precision and skill. The exciting scores required one hand (typically the left) to play a steady beat while the other played with

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It’s Ragtime!

It’s Ragtime! Ragtime music was music for the people, by the people. It was widely accessible through sheet music, and was played in many Black households from 1896 – 1920. Ragtime music was also performed

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RagTime

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unGmMmD8kPQ[/embedyt] During the late 19th century, early 20th century, Ragtime made its debut. It was different because of its incorporation of the piano. This genre not only made great music but also made piano

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Let’s Get Down With Ragtime

Let’s Get Down With Ragtime The genre of ragtime was most popular in the very late 1800s into the early 1900s. It started as being influenced by minstrel shows performed in St. Louis, Missouri, banjo

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Ragtime

Ragtime Previous Next Ragtime is popularly known for its syncopated melodies, and its derivative from jazz. The genre emerged from musicians in Mississippi and Missourui in the late 19th century. Borrowing its influence from already

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Ragtime: The Best Time

Ragtime: The Best Time Ragtime first developed back in the 19th century (1893-1917) in St. Louis, Missouri. It is best known for its unique syncopated rhythm. The most common instruments used in this genre are

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its ragtime

ITS RAGTIME 1896-1920 Extremely popular very upbeat and was played by the average American on pianos with sheet music syncopation: left hand=easy right hand=swag Instrumental and Vocal Ragtime Cakewalks and “coon songs” were forms of

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Riggitty Ragtime

Riggitty Ragtimeeee Ragtime became popular in 1896-1920 and originating in Mississippi & Missouri. They referenced the songs as coon songs as a racial slur against black people. This music became popular due to its syncopated

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Ragtime: A Misunderstood Genre

Ragtime: The Unseen Genre Ragtime is a genre developed by African-Americans between 1896 and 1920 and was often understood as a syncopated instrumental music. Similar to folk music, ragtime is distinguished by its musicians who

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The Coons Song

It’s Play Play Play Play Previous Next Ragtime emerged in the mid 189os in Mississippi and Missouri. It was developed by African- Americans and was played in bars, salons and brothels in our communities.  Ragtime

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