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American Piano, Ragtime, and Early Jazz

Lecture no. 11 from the course: America's Musical Heritage

American Piano, Ragtime, and Early Jazz

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.

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