Joy Rag (1911)
Last updated: 16.10.17
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Composer: J. Roberts Suppliers: dbe15.gif
Editor: Geoff Grainger Septet S/D/A/T/T/T/B/GB(B)
Publisher: Ditty Box Enterprises Publication: DBE 550
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Length: approx. 3½ mins.
Joy Rag is, as one would expect both from the title and the dining scene as shown on the cover of the original sheet music, a jolly affair. It is a straight up-and-down no-nonsense two step rag in ABBCCB form with a 4-bar introduction and a 4-bar interlude between the BB and CC strains. A fine ensemble piece where the top three voices have a share in the melodies.
Joy Rag was published by F.J.A. Forster Music Publisher, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
A tempo of 80 crotchets/min. is suggested.

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