Monday, January 21, 2013


Ragtime for this Music Monday. Ragtime music originated in the mid-1890s.

Scott Joplin, the "King of Ragtime"

Four videos -- an original recording by Scott Joplin, a guitar version of a Joplin song, dances from the time period, and ragtime versions of '80s songs. Quite a mix, eh? There's a link to ragtime scores at the bottom.

Information about 100 Years of The Maple Leaf Rag

Between the guitar playing and the shirt, he's pretty irresistible

Rag's Rag: free ragtime music and scores

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