Downtown Music at Grace Free Concert: Wednesday, May 1, 12:00 to 1:00 PM: The Rise of Ragtime: The Evolution of an American Art Form (1895-1920).


Wednesday, May 1, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


The Rise of Ragtime: The Evolution of an American Art Form (1895-1920).  Peter Muir returns with a lecture recital that traces the spectacular rise of ragtime in American culture and charts its musical development throughout the first two decades of the twentieth century. Topics include: the emergence of ragtime from the cakewalk in the late 1890s; Scott Joplin and the “classic” ragtime style; ragtime songs; advanced ragtime of the 1910s; and the transformation of ragtime into jazz c. 1917. A virtuoso, in-depth look at this most American musical phenomenon, with works by Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton and many others.


Event Location and Ticket Information

Loading Map....

Downtown Music at Grace
Grace Episcopal Church at the intersection of Main and Mamaroneck 33 Church Street
White Plains, New York 10601
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Times: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: Downtown Music at Grace
Presenter Phone: 914-949-0384
Presenter Website:

Sponsor Message

Please join us!
iCal icon courtesy of 0