They All Played Ragtime - The True Story of an American Music

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Read Books, Mar 1, 2007 - Music - 388 pages
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In some respects this book is pretty out of date, being based on research done in the 1930s-1950s. But precisely for that same reason, it captures voices of musicians far beyond the reach of today's ... Read full review

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JSTOR: They All Played Ragtime; The True Story of an American Music
They All Played Ragtime; The True Story of an American Music. By Rudi Blesh & Harriet Janis. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1950. [xviii, 338, xviii p., illus., ... sici?sici=0027-4380(195012)2%3A8%3A1%3C164%3ATAPRTT%3E2.0.CO%3B2-N

Edward A. Berlin's Website of Ragtime and Scholarship - Home
At the root of this seemingly perplexing attitude is the pioneering study of ragtime They All Played Ragtime (1950), by Rudi Blesh and Harriet Janis. ...

bluestone "Scott Joplin" Rolls
... least remind you that you will want to be sure to read Ed Berlin's fine Joplin biography as well as chapters in They All Played Ragtime (Blesh & Janis), ... Rags.Joplin.html

Rose Leaf Ragtime Club Feature: Joseph Lamb Biography
Publication of They All Played Ragtime brought about a series of new friends interested in the subject during the following decade. On this Joe replied, ... f/ articles/ jflbio6.php

The publication in 1950 of the history They All Played Ragtime marked the ... Blesh, Rudi, and Janis, Harriett. They All Played Ragtime (New York 1950) ... index.cfm?PgNm=TCE& Params=U1ARTU0002918

Mechanical Music Digest - Archives
The publication in 1950 of Blesh and Janis' They All Played Ragtime coincided with ragtime ... They All Played Ragtime. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1950. ... Archives/ Digests/ 199510/ 1995.10.12.04.html

North Coast Journal - March 20, 2003: COVER STORY - Ragtimers ...
In 1950 two authors, Rudi Blesh and Harriet Janis, published They All Played Ragtime, a book based on interviews with figures from ragtime's past, ... 032003/ cover0320.html

Rudi Blesh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Blesh published the first major scholarly work on ragtime music, They All Played Ragtime, with Harriet Janis in 1950, which sparked a ragtime revival. ... wiki/ Rudi_Blesh

John Roache's Ragtime MIDI Library - "Friday Night - Ashwander"
"I read They All Played Ragtime by Rudi Blesh and Harriet Janis when it first appeared in 1950. I felt an immediate and deep affinity with its authors and ... fridaynt.html

Revisiting the artistic value of ragtime --
... music of Africa and the Americas," wrote Rudi Blesh and Harriet Janis in their landmark book, "They All Played Ragtime" (originally published in 1950). ... news/ local/ chi-ragtime_webmar01,1,7053950.story

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