, English, No linguistic content, Printed music edition: Winifred Atwell’s Black & white rag / by George Botsford ; arranged by Winifred Atwell. Botsford. The song Black and White Rag was written by George Botsford and was first released by Victor Orchestra in It was covered by Two Oceans Trio, Johnny . When Other Hearts Grow Cold In Dear Old Arizona Traveling [w/James F. Devins] . Pride of the Prairie (Mary) [1]. Klondike Rag Black and White Rag.

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Connect to add to a playlist. This was around the time of his first minor hit, Pride of the Prairie Mary. Botsford’s composition and performance revenue was fairly substantial, and the Botsfords had a home address literally on Broadway by the mids.

It was followed another presentation in the summer of at the grandest of all the vaudeville theaters, The PalaceA Holland Romancewhich was possibly a reworking of The Dutch Courship.

Everlasting Cylinder in June National Library of Australia. Among his contributions to the Remick catalog were pieces in Bodewalt’s Star Dance Folio series of the s and s. Javascript is required for this feature.

The disappointment left behind from these years is that his many pieces composed for minstrel shows and vaudeville one acts, most of which were very well reviewed, were not collected for publication or submission to an archive.

Retrieved from ” http: The census showed the family living in Sioux Falls, but by they were residing in Clermont, Iowa. Create a quick account: They remain the only audio documents of Botsford’s fine playing, until perhaps a rare radio show transcription turns up.

Free sheet music : Botsford, George – Black and White Rag (Piano solo)

He also frequently advertised for amateur singers offering his services as a vocal coach. The “Hyacinth Rag” is noted as being the most difficult rag for the piano ever written.


George spent his formative years in the Midwest, specifically in Iowa.

This single location in All: He retired from this at vlack point in the mid s as he approached Please obey the copyright laws of your country. Australian Form piano Notes For piano. Login to add to list.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In the Botsfords were still living in Manhattan, although they also had a Long Island bltsford.

Audio and video players are included. Interestingly, as with many ragtime composers when they grew older, George seems to have selectively trimmed a few years off his age, listing himself as 50 in Uns ist ein Kind geboren.

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Piano music Ragtime Piano music, Arranged. Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. Botsford, George,composer. Follow this composer Be informed by email for any addition or update of the sheet music and MP3 of this artist. Retrieved from ” https: In his capacity as an arranger with Remick, George worked with manager Jens Bodewalt Lampe as part of one of the more efficient staffs in the industry, an organization with incredibly high standards for turning out socres without errata.

Black and White Rag

Minature Opera [4] The Volunteers: Skip to content Skip to search. One of the last public notices of him in the New York Times is on April 21,geroge he is mentioned as arranging a specialty number of a “Cycle of Songs from ” in fag program headlined by comedian Ed Wynn. George Botsford, noted arranger, quartetter, producer, pea’nist, remover of harm from harmonies, and inserter of mellow in melodies, rises to the boiling point and wishes to be heard. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.


By this time George had gained a lot of traction and warranted a rather substantial writeup in the New York Clipper on February 15,clearly larger than all of the other composers profiled on that page, and perhaps a bit more effusive than a historical perspective might support:. It is very unlikely that this work botsvord public domain in the EU, or in any country where the copyright term is life-plus years.

During the Winter Mr. In this way it counts less as a genuine popular song than it does a retrofit hit, but either way it swept the country. The following year would be a breakout one for the composer as he introduced his most famous and long-lived bkack. He is really a self-made musician.

As noted in a November clipping in the Music Trade Review: This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat As a result of this pattern, Black and White Rag was easy and enjoyable to play for the average pianist, and it became a runaway hit in short order.

National Library copy inscribed by previous owner on the cover: Tags What are tags? He would remain with the firm on and off for more than a decade.

Be the first to add this to a list. George has been suffering long in silence, and bostford last wants it recorded that the following should be pasted on the walls of each piano room, and labelled “Goat Getters.