(US & Canada)
Press Digital's first multimedia production, The Ragtime Discography
combines text, images, and audio files to document the full spectrum
of historic ragtime recordings.
on the author's 2003 Cakewalks, Rags and Novelties, this
work has been expanded to cover records issued through the end of
78-rpm production. The existing entries have been updated based
on newly discovered primary-source materials, and hundreds of U.S.
and foreign cylinders and 78s of all eras have been added.
contains the most detailed discographic data to be found, largely
from the original company recording files and catalogs. As a bonus,
you'll find full-color reproductions of more than 50 rare sheet-music
cover, along with 98 early ragtime recordings expertly digitized
in MP3 format.
This Windows CD-ROM
will run on all Windows PCs, as well as Mac OS-X computers or other
Macs capable of reading Windows-format discs. We
recommend a minimum 512mb of RAM.
is disabled for Macs; the files can be opened directly from the
desktop or directory on both Windows and Mac computers.
or Acrobat Reader is required. An MP3 player (Windows Media Player,
QuickTime, iPod, etc.) is required to play
the audio files.
SUTTON is the author or co-author of more than a dozen
books on historic recordings and the American recording industry,
including American Record Labels and Companies
the 'Twenties and A
Phonograph in Every Home.
He is the winner
2006, 2007, and 2009 Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded-Sound
Research from the Association
for Recorded Sound Collections.