Ragtime, the jaunty, toe-tapping music that captivated American society from the 1890s through World War I, forms the roots of America s popular ...Show synopsisRagtime, the jaunty, toe-tapping music that captivated American society from the 1890s through World War I, forms the roots of America s popular musical expression. But the understanding of ragtime and its era has been clouded by a history of murky impressions, half-truths, and inventive fictions.Hide synopsis
Description:Very Good/Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 0-520-03671-9 Music...Very Good/Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 0-520-03671-9 Music A Musical and Cultural History. 248pp, including index, black and white photos and charts, 8vo, very good.
Description:Near Fine in J Fine jacket. 8vo Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. xix...Near Fine in J Fine jacket. 8vo Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. xix, 248 pp, list of b&w plates, list of musical examples, acknowledgments, preface, Part I. The Ragtime Era: Perceptions of the Music: 1. The Scope of Ragtime; 2. Origins and Early Manifestations; 3. The Ragtime Debate. Part II. Piano Ragtime: 4. The Varieties of Piano Ragtime; 5. Early Piano Ragtime; 6. Musical Sources of Early Ragtime; 7. A Cohesive Style Develops; 8. The Erosion of a Distinctive Style. Part III. The Historical Perspective: 9. The Historiography of Ragtime; 10. A Consideration of Style; Appendix: Location Index for Piano Rags in Selected Anthologies; selected bibliography, index. Second Edition, 1980. "Over a thousand ragtime compositions and related musical genres, and hundreds of written commentaries in popular and specialized literature reveal in a scrupuloulsy documented study what ragtime was and what it represented to the age that created and nurtured it. The music's evolution is precisely delineated within the musical and aesthetic context of the times, and an exhaustive study is made of the music's reflection of society and reaction upon it in an America still self-consciously striving for cultural identity." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Only the faintest wear to bottom fore-edge tips with faintly foxed top text block edge, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Maroon cloth with silver lettering to spine. ~Click on BOOKSTORES to browse our extensive listings of similar titles in Music~
Description:Second printing. 248 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust...Second printing. 248 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped; slight fading to dj spine). A clean, fresh copy.
Description:Very Good+ in Very Good jacket. Book Pen mark to front and lower...Very Good+ in Very Good jacket. Book Pen mark to front and lower edges. Otherwise fine. Jacket price clipped, small mark to front panel.
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Description:Near Fine in near fine jacket. Second printing (number line...Near Fine in near fine jacket. Second printing (number line starts with a 2), 1980. Cloth hardcover with dust jacket, 248 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket, thin red marker swipe on top edge, spine of dust jacket a bit sun-struck.
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