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Ragtime to Jazz What is Ragtime? Ragtime was a genre that combined musical composition and dance with a unique syncopated rhythm and decorative melodies. It

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Scott Joplin and Uplift: How Treemonisha Uplifted the Black Community By: Gabrielle Weeden, Marissa Thompson, Lindsay Williams, Jazael E Who is Scott Joplin? Scott Joplin

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Scott Joplin: Feminist Icon

Scott Joplin: Feminist Icon By: Lila Gilliam, Olivia Duever, Elaine Ransom, Iyanna Herring, Mara Suggs Before We get in… Since we are studying music, unfortunately,

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Dive into Ragtime

Brief History of Ragtime Ragtime was around but the name came along much later. The name was given to the style of music towards the

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The King of Ragtime: Scott Joplin

The History of Ragtime Ragtime was a popularized syncopated or rather “ragged” musical style that originated from the rivers along Mississippi and Missouri during the

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Ragtime’s Exploitative Documentation

Ragtime’s Exploitative Documentation Lost in Translation The ragtime genre thrived from 1896-1920. As ragtime’s influence transferred from the black community into mainstream media, the common

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