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Ragtime music

LC control 85110853
LC classificationML3530 History and criticism
Topical headingRagtime music
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Variant(s)Rags (Popular music)
Ragtime music--United States
See alsoheadings for music of individual instruments followed by the qualifier "(Ragtime)" and the subdivisions Methods (Ragtime) and Studies and exercises (Ragtime) under individual musical instruments and families of instruments
African Americans--Music
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Popular music
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Scope noteThis heading is assigned to ragtime music for two or more performers.
Found inNew Grove dict. of Amer. music (ragtime: a style of popular music that flourished from about 1896 to 1918; its most important element, rhythmic syncopation, was recognized as a general trait of Afro-American music; lost strength during World War I, giving way to jazz, the new American syncopated popular music)
LCCN 92765385: Original piano rags from the Golden Age of Rag, 19--.
New Grove dict. of mus. WWW site, Jan. 17, 2006 (rags: passim.)