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Ragtimer and Ragtime Definitions

Ragtimer

A musician who plays or composes ragtime music.

Ragtime

A style of jazz characterized by elaborately syncopated rhythm in the melody and a steadily accented accompaniment.

Ragtime

A musical form having a rhythm characterized by strong syncopation in the melody with a regularly accented accompaniment.

Ragtime

A piece of music in this style.

Ragtime

A rhythm with a regular accompaniment in two-four time and a melody characterized by syncopation, first recognized in many negro melodies; also a style of American music in this rhythm.
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Ragtime

Music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)

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