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At the Moving Picture Ball (1920)

A song naming some of the great silent era actors of the time, the lyrics describing a party where all the actors mingle and dance together, with familiar names suc…more

Aeolian Piano Rolls (1903)

The piano roll was the first medium which could be produced and copied industrially and made it possible to provide the customer with actual music quickly and easil…more

Scott Joplin

Scott Joplin (1867? – 1917), “The King of Ragtime”, wrote 44 original ragtime pieces, one ragtime ballet, and two operas. One of his first pieces, the Maple L…more