American Piano, Ragtime, and Early Jazz
Lecture no. 11 from the course: America's Musical Heritage
Taught by Professor Anthony Seeger | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Music & Fine Art Courses
From concert pianos to player pianos, explore the inner workings of one of music’s most iconic instruments and its many variations. Then, witness the power of the piano in ragtime music (including Scott Joplin’s “Maple Leaf Rag”) and its role in the emergence of jazz, one of America’s most thrilling musical forms.