Ragtime Music

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Before ragtime became legitimate, it was heard in bars, saloons and dance halls. Learn about some early composers of ragtime music this week on Classics for Kids.

Music used within the program:

Scott Joplin: "Peachrine Rag"

Tom Turpin: "Harlem Rag"

James Europe: "Castle House Rag"

Eubie Blake: "Charleston Rag"

James Scott: "Great Scott Rag"

Joseph Lamb: "Reindeer"

Scott Joplin: "Maple Leaf Rag"