Why do they call it "Ragtime"? Best guess is that it alludes to the pervasive rhythmic syncopations in this musical style developed by African-American pianists at the turn of the 20th century. The more regular accentuations of traditional march and processional music is "ragged" by unpredictable off-beat stresses. Remember: friends don't let friends clap on 1 and 3! Read on for more programming details, including performances by CUUC's Choir.
Gathering Music: Adam Kent, piano
Anthem: CUUC Choir directed by Lisa N. Meyer and accompanied by Georgianna Pappas
Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp
Offertory: Pastime Rag No. 3
Meditation: Dusty, a Rag
There is a Time
Maple Leaf Rag