Cakewalks, two-steps and trots: 34 popular works from the dance-craze era : for solo piano

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David A. Jasen
Courier Corporation, 1997 - Music - 152 pages
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These syncopated dance pieces published between 1805 and 1913 have the rhythmic appeal and vitality of piano rags with the added attraction of being easier to play. Noted popular music authority David A. Jasen has selected some of the best cakewalks, two-steps, trots, and glides of this lively era, including these favorites by Eubie Blake, Kerry Mills, Harry Von Tilzer, and other masters:
At a Georgia Campmeeting, Kerry Mills
Rollin the Jack, Chris Smith
The Cake Walk in the Sky, Bob Harney
Canadian Fox Trot, Will Vodery
The Chevy Chase, Eubie Blake
Creole Belles, J. Bodewalt Lampe
The Cubanola Glide, Harry Von Tilzer
Fizz Water, Eubie Blake
The Grizzly Bear Hug, George Botsford
The Kangaroo Hop, Melville Morris
The Lobster Glide, Malvio Franklin
Panama, William Tyers
Rabbit's Foot, George Cobb
Tres Moutarde, Cecil Maklin
and 19 more great keyboard frolics.
This is good-time music that's as much fun to play today as it was in its heyday. Reproduced directly from rare sheet music (including the original covers), these classics of the dance-craze era will be welcomed by pop piano players students, amateurs, and professionals alike.


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Jasen is a leading authority on ragtime

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