Dancing to a black man's tune: a life of Scott Joplin

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University of Missouri Press,
Pub. Date:
c1994.
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English
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In this interpretive biography, Curtis (American history, Purdue U.) recounts the life of the African American composer who helped break down racial barriers by creating a uniquely black musical form embraced by middle-class whites. Joplin's life, framed by two decisive events in American history the ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment in 1868 and the entrance into the Great War in 1917 illuminates a crucial period in the evolution of American culture. Includes b&w photos and reproductions. CIP shows the subtitle as A Biography of Scott Joplin. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
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