|Our friend George McClellan has released two new CDs!|
|"Chicago Rapid Transit"
|"Chicago Rapid Transit" was written on April 12, 1999 by
George McClellen and dedicated by him to the memory of John Roache. In George's words, it's
"sorta in the style of Zez Confrey and Robin Frost." Arranged and sequenced 8/99
by Irwin S. Schwartz.
Enjoy the ride!
|Hey, fans.. It's finally here!
My second Music CD,
"Hot Kumquats and other Frosty Treats"
Click HERE for complete details, RealAudio Sound Clips, Reviews and ordering information for this and my other CD, "Syncopated Odyssey".
I think they like it! I have been getting some nice reviews and fan letters.
|Robin Frost Music Folio Released
"Hot Kumquats and Other Frosty Treats
The companion Music Folio to my new CD. This is the first NEW music of Robin Frost to be published in TEN years. Contains 18 new compositions.
Click HERE for complete details, online MIDI excerpts of all 18 pieces, and ordering information.
|Unless otherwise noted, all of the MIDI sequences
at this site are my own.
To listen to a sample of the type of music you can find here,
CLICK HERE >> << CLICK HERE
The music you will be listening to is my MIDI sequence, "The Baltimore Todolo" By Eubie Blake (Scott Kirby's arrangement).
If you didn't hear any music, please don't send me e-mail. You need to configure your WWW browsing software.
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Here's what one recent visitor had to say about the Ragtime Store:
Music Rolls has published 6 of my piano performance/arrangements
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LIBRARY MAKES HEADLINES
Article in the Sunday, July 6, 1997 issue of the Baltimore Sun features the Ragtime Midi Library!
Read all about it.
" This is the Web at its best " - Mike Himowitz, Baltimore Sun
is Ragtime, Novelty and Stride Piano Music?
For those of you who wanted to know but were afraid to ask (and even for those who asked!), I have written a short multimedia history and comparison of Ragtime, Novelty and Stride Piano music. Be sure to LOOK & LISTEN to this page.
Ragtime performers/composers Scott Kirby, Frank French and David Thomas Roberts have formed their own record company, Viridiana. Read about all their new releases on their new Web Page.
|A SOFTWARE wave-table
Tired of the pathetic music box sounds of your SoundBlaster sound card? Now you can upgrade to wave-table synthesis with this SHAREWARE program so a piano will finally sound like a piano on your computer. All for $20! Check Out WinGroove.
|I am pleased to announce that the Weber
Piano Company has chosen me to be the featured performer in their "Great
Music - Ragtime" feature. Please visit their site and take a look.
Great Music logo © 1997 Weber Piano Co.
This location has proudly received distinguished visitors since October 5, 1995
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Last Updated: 7/11/02
Website design, graphics & HTML revisions
contributed in fond memory by John W. Popp
Through his music, his good works, and the fond recall of his many friends, John's presence remains keenly felt. In the course of adding revisions to aid overall efficiency and navigation for the site, there has been a specific effort to preserve the personal flavor of John's original work except where obviously inappropriate. - JWP, July 1999
This site is maintained by Irwin Schwartz, who welcomes your comments and suggestions.
© 1999 John Roache Music. All Rights Reserved. The MIDI performances available at this site are all performance copyright 1995-1999 by John E. Roache/John Roache Music and may NOT be used for any commercial use whatsoever without permission. The MIDI sequences may be freely distributed for non-commercial use only in their compressed .ZIP form with all attached text files.
This copyright notice applies to all content at this website, including music
and HTML, and supersedes any other such notice as may be found herein.
Click HERE for the rules about using John's music.
DISCLAIMER: Please note this is a FREE MIDI musical site. All the songs contained in this site are either in the public domain or the composer and/or publisher has given permission for use. The music and information on this website are intended only for the enjoyment of those who care to listen to it. If there is any infringement on anyone's rights, or any material on this site that the author objects to its use here, we will remove same on being notified.
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