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King of ragtime : Scott Joplin and his era

Author: Edward A Berlin
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Biography   Computer File : English
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The story of the popular, critically acclaimed music of Scott Joplin shares a definitive portrait of a man who was part of the first post-Civil War generation of African-American pioneers who escaped poverty and low social status through entertainment.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Berlin, Edward A.
King of ragtime.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1994
(OCoLC)639571600
Named Person: Scott Joplin; Scott Joplin; Scott Joplin; Scott Joplin; Scott Joplin; Scott Joplin
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward A Berlin
ISBN: 0195087399 9780195087390 0195101081 9780195101089
OCLC Number: 28424738
Description: xii, 334 pages : illustrations, portraits, music ; 25 cm
Contents: The early years, 1868-1893 --
Sedalia, the cradle of classic ragtime --
Scott Joplin in Sedalia, 1894-1898 --
The Maple Leaf Rag, 1899-1900 --
The ragtime dance, 1899-1901 --
The king of ragtime writers, 1901-1902 --
A Guest of Honor, 1903 --
Freddie, 1904 --
Final days in the midwest, 1905-1907 --
New York, 1907-1910 --
Treemonisha, 1910-1911 --
The elusive production, 1911-1917 --
The legacy of Scott Joplin.
Responsibility: Edward A. Berlin.
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Scott Joplin was the first published composer of ragtime - a unique form of American music. This biography tells the story of his success and puts his life and music in its historical context with  Read more...

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