Shultzmeier Rag (1914)
A Yiddisha Novelty
Last updated: 28.01.22
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Composer: B.R. Whitlow Suppliers: dbe15.gif
Editor: Geoff Grainger Quintet A/T+A/T/B/GB(B)
Publisher: Ditty Box Enterprises Publication: DBE 625
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Length: approx. 3 mins. Sounds best with the 1st tenor doubled.
Shultzmeier Rag is a splendid rag in the sonata form of AABACA with a 4-bar introduction whereby the A-, B- and C-strains are each of 16-, 20- and 32-bars respectively and the whole is written in the key of g-minor. The A-strain is a beautiful rippling solo for the 1st tenor with light bass accompaniment whilst the treble voice counts bars and tries to look intelligent. The treble then takes the B-strain which is characterised by close harmony. In the C-strain, the treble and 2nd tenor have the melody an octave apart whilst the 1st tenor alternates to treble for bell-like passages with rippling sixteenths. All-in-all, a great ensemble piece.
Shultzmeier Rag was published by Stark Music Co, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
A tempo of 80 crotchets/min. is suggested.
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