Category: Ragtime

All in Good Ragtime

All in Good Ragtime! Previous Next What is Ragtime music is a secular genre of music that came to fruition between 1896 and 1920 but it reached its height in the 1920s. The genre is

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Ragtime, The Genre

Ragtime, The Genre By: Kamiya Watkins Ragtime is a music genre that dates back from the 1896 all the way until 1920. The defining characteristic of ragtime music is a specific type of syncopation in

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Ragtime

By: Nia Simone Weeks 1896-1920 Ragtime was a syncopated musical phenomenon which has had  a strong presence in music for more than a century. It emerged in its published form during the mid-1890s and quickly

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Ragtime

Click HereClick HereClick Here Ragtime was originated in the early 20th century. Its style was an upbeat rhythm assisted through piano playing. During this time period, it was very common for pianos to be in

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Ragtime: What A Time to Be Alive

Ragtime: What A Time To Be Alive Ragtime began in the late 19th century and early 20th century, ragtime peaked in popularity. It began to recognized as an all black genre. The style was directed

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Ragtime

Origin- Also called the ‘Coon Song’, 1896-early 20s created in Mississippi & Missouri. Ragtime is a primarily piano style son, directly influenced jazz, originated from work songs that had added embellishments. Ragtime is “it is

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Ragtime

Background  Ragtime gained popularity from about 1896 to 1920. Ragtime was conceived as song, dance, and syncopated instrumental music. Due to the marketing scheme for ragtime music, instrumental and vocal ragtime, cakewalk, and “coon songs”

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Ragtime by Taylor Gallman

RAGTIME From 1896 through the 1920’s Jazz’s predecessor Ragtime was at an all time high. Originating in St. Louis, Missouri, Ragtime became a household genre throughout the United States and it was played by regular

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Racism Running in Ragtime

The rise of ragtime did not only bring a different sound of extensive syncopation but also racism in the performances of this genre of music. This included cakewalks, black face, minstrels, and coon songs. Cakewalks

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