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ragtime definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano) [syn: ragtime, rag]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: probably from ragged + time Date: 1897 1. rhythm characterized by strong syncopation in the melody with a regularly accented accompaniment in stride-piano style 2. music having ragtime rhythm

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & adj. --n. music characterized by a syncopated melodic line and regularly-accented accompaniment, evolved by American Black musicians in the 1890s and played esp. on the piano. --adj. sl. disorderly, disreputable, inferior (a ragtime army). Etymology: prob. f. RAG(4)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ragtime Rag"time`, n. (Mus.) Time characterized by syncopation, as in many negro melodies. [Colloq.]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Ragtime is a kind of jazz piano music that was invented in America in the early 1900s.

Moby Thesaurus

acid rock, andante tempo, avant-garde jazz, ballroom music, beat, bebop, boogie-woogie, bop, compound time, country rock, dance music, dances, duple time, folk rock, hard rock, hot, hot jazz, jazz, jazzed up, jazzy, jive, largo, mainstream jazz, march tempo, mixed times, musical suite, presto, rag, ragtimey, rhythm-and-blues, rock, rock-and-roll, rubato, sextuple time, simple time, suite, suite of dances, swing, swingy, syncopated, syncopated music, syncopation, syncope, tempo, tempo rubato, the new music, three-quarter time, time, time pattern, timing, triple time, triplet, two-four time, waltz time




 


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