Ragtime
Ragtime — also spelled rag-time or rag time — is a musical genre that enjoyed its peak popularity between 1895 and 1918. Its cardinal trait is its syncopated, or "ragged," rhythm. It began as dance mu...
Hungarian Dances (Brahms)
Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5 in G minor The German composer, pianist, and conductor Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) was one of the most significant comp...
Jug band
A jug band is a band employing a jug player and a mix of traditional and home-made instruments. These home-made instruments are ordinary objects adapted to or modified for making of sound, like the wa...
Rag
Rag or rags may refer to:
Calvin Woolsey
Calvin Woolsey (December 26, 1883 – November 12, 1946) was an American physician and pianist.
Woolsey was the middle of three children born to Napoleon and Gertrude Woolsey. He was raised i...
Felix Arndt
Felix Arndt (May 20, 1889 – October 16, 1918) was an American pianist and composer of popular music. His mother was the Countess Fevrier, related to Napoleon III.Educated in New York (h...
Buddy Bolden
Charles Joseph "Buddy" Bolden (September 6, 1877 – November 4, 1931) was an African-American cornetist and is regarded by contemporaries as a key figure in the development of a New Orleans style...
Folk ragtime
Folk ragtime is a subgenre of ragtime, a distinctly American music. It is thought to have originated with illiterate itinerant African American piano players, who learned the syncopated music not for...
The New England Ragtime Ensemble
The New England Ragtime Ensemble (originally The New England Conservatory Ragtime Ensemble) was a Boston chamber orchestra dedicated to the music of Scott Joplin and other ragtime composers.
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Ragtime progression
The ragtime progression is a chord progression characterized by a chain of secondary dominants, named for its popularity in the ragtime genre, despite being much older. Also typical of parlour music, ...
Clarence C. Wiley
Clarence C. Wiley (October 25, 1883 – March 2, 1908) was an American pharmacist from Oskaloosa, Iowa who won fame for his folk rag entitled "Car-Balick-Acid Rag".According to Census records, he ...
Come Clean (rag)
New Orleans ragtime composer Paul Sarebresole published Come Clean in 1905. As of 2005, it is still performed by groups such as the New Leviathan Oriental Fox-Trot Orchestra.
Wilbur Sweatman
Wilbur C. Sweatman (1882 – 1961) was an African-American ragtime and dixieland jazz composer, bandleader, and clarinetist. Sweatman was one of the first African-American musicians to develop a n...
Bill Lowrey (musician)
Bill Lowrey (born January 29, 1963) is an American musical entertainer and banjoist from California. He has been a featured performer or headliner at a variety of jazz festivals around the U.S. for ov...
List of ragtime composers
A list of ragtime composers, including a famous or characteristic composition.
Peninsula Banjo Band
The Peninsula Banjo Band (PBB) is an American musical group and 501(c)3 non-profit foundation dedicated to preserving the musical legacy of the four-string banjo as well as raising money for cancer-re...
Dr. West's Medicine Show and Junk Band
Dr. West's Medicine Show and Junk Band was a psychedelic rock band. They were known best for both producing Norman Greenbaum; and their own hit "The Eggplant that Ate Chicago", which reached No. ...
Heliotrope Bouquet
"Heliotrope Bouquet" is a 1907 rag composed by Scott Joplin and Louis Chauvin.
Mike Bernard (musician)
Mike Bernard (né Michael Barnet Brown; March 17, 1875 – June 27, 1936) was an American musician who influenced the development of ragtime-era music.
A musical child prodigy born in New York City, ...
Dick Zimmerman
Richard “Dick” Zimmerman (born 1937) is a ragtime performer, historian, author and producer. He is regarded as being one of the key figures responsible for the worldwide revival of ragtime. Zimmerman ...
Slow drag (dance)
The Slow drag is an American ragtime jazz musical form and the social dance for which the music was written. It has been resurrected as part of blues dancing. Music written for the dance is often shor...
List of ragtime musicians
Musicians who are notable for their playing of ragtime music include (in alphabetical order):
Percy Wenrich
Percy Wenrich (January 23, 1887 – March 17, 1952) was a United States composer of ragtime and popular music.Born in Joplin, Missouri, he left for Chicago in 1901 and moved on to New York City ar...
Classic rag
Classic rag (short for classical ragtime) is the style of ragtime composition pioneered by Scott Joplin and the Missouri school of ragtime composers. These compositions were first considered "classic...
Cakewalk
The Cake-Walk or Cakewalk was a dance developed from the "Prize Walks" held in the late 19th century, generally at get-togethers on slave plantations in the Southern United States. Alternative names ...
Hungarian Dances (Brahms)
The Hungarian Dances (German: Ungarische Tänze) by Johannes Brahms (WoO 1), are a set of 21 lively dance tunes based mostly on Hungarian themes, completed in 1869.They vary from about a minute to ...