Student’s NameProfessor’s Name Subject Date Ragtime music Ragtime is a genre of music that was dominant in the early 1915 and late 1899. The elements in this type of music made great influence in the modern-day jazz music. Despite the fact that it lacks the blues feeling and improvisation that is dominant in Jazz music Ragtime songs originate from piano music. According to Evans the origin of this genre comes from the African -Americans who tonic key taking the first two strains while the remaining strains are in the subdominant. In conclusion ragtime music created a platform that makes Jazz music to be entertaining and enjoyable to listen to when one wants to relax. Works Cited Evans Nicholas M. Writing Jazz: Race Nationalism and Modern Culture in the 1920s. Routledge 2015. McNally William Martin. "Ragtime then and now: Composers and audiences from the ragtime era to the ragtime revival." (2015). [...]
Read Chapter 6 of the book for this coming week and pick one song that is relevant to Ragtime (it can be a contemporary song that somehow has ragtimes elements, or an older song). Write a short, 400-600 page essay explaining why the song is 'ragtime' and what that means..... Paper is due by class time this week.... THIS ESSAY IS DUE 12PM ON FEBURARY 16 !!