Preece Music

Classical arrangements by Thomas Preece

Rags and Cakewalks

arranged for ukulele and bass

Book cover: Rags and Cakewalks

Ragtime music, traditionally played primarily on the piano, is a genre which enjoyed popularity in the early 20th century. It is characterised by a syncopated, or “ragged” rhythm in the melody, played over a steady bassline. Ragtime was preceded by its close relative, the cakewalk ­ – a similarly syncopated dance.

This collection presents five such pieces arranged for ukulele and bass ­ some well-known, and some less so. The ukulele and bass parts are shown on opposite pages of each double­ page spread of this collection, allowing the musicians to play from the same music stand, and for the student to easily cross­-reference the two parts.

Arrangements In This Book

  • The Entertainer – Scott Joplin
  • Her Very First Cake Walk – Ezra Read
  • Blackville Society – Bernard Franklin
  • Ophelia Rag – James Scott
  • Maple Leaf Rag – Scott Joplin

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