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Twentieth Century Popular Music Ragtime 0. Scott Joplin publishes “Maple Leaf Rag” in 1899 1. European march transferred to piano and “ragged” 2. Introduces African-American rhythm into popular music 3. Syncopation in a “bouncy” rhythm 4. Ragtime pieces provided music for social dances such as the turkey trot, chicken scratch and bunny hug. Scott Joplin’s “Maple Leaf Rag” (1899) EARLY BLUES 5. The Blues began in rural African American culture 6. Diddly Bow 7. Appears in popular music after 1910 as dance music and songs, then in jazz as instrumental blues pieces, then in race music in the 1930s Early Popular Blues 8. Blues in Popular Song “St. Louis Blues” (W.C. Handy, 1914) sung by Bessie Smith 9. Blues as instrumental dance “Memphis Blues” (W.C. Handy, 1912) Early Fox Trot
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10.Fletcher Henderson’s recording of “Copenhagen” (1924) 11.Two-beat rhythm maintained by tuba and banjo. 12.Such dance orchestras introduced a black beat to
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course MUS 307 taught by Professor Heflin during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas.

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