Stride, Swing and Piano Novelties of the 1920's to 1940's

A library of John Roache's MIDI performances of compositions
by James P. Johnson, George Gershwin, Eubie Blake, Bob Zurke,
Ralph Rainger, Arthur Schutt, Hoagy Carmichael and others.
Instructions for using this library:

Title: Composer: Style:
The Baltimore Todolo Eubie Blake Stride, Swing
Bluin' The Black Keys Arthur Schutt Piano Novelty
Carolina Shout James P. Johnson Stride Piano
Hobson Street Blues Bob Zurke Stride Piano
In A Mist Bix Beiderbecke Novelty Piano
Jingles James P. Johnson Stride Piano
Kitten On The Keys Zez Confrey Piano Novelty
Lazy Bone Rag Charlie Straight Ragtime Piano-Roll
Little Rock Getaway Joe Sullivan Stride Piano
Mister Joe Jelly Roll Morton Ragtime
The Mule Walk James P. Johnson Stride Piano
Pianogram Ralph Rainger Piano-Roll Novelty
Snowy Mornin' Blues James P. Johnson Stride Piano
You Tell 'Em, Ivories Zez Confrey Novelty Piano

Downloading a MIDI File:
After selecting the title you want:
To Download the complete MIDI file, click on the title or the "GET MIDI" icon. (Note: The MIDI files are compressed using PKZip and will need to be decompressed using a decompression utility before you can play them.) Each .ZIP file has an explanatory .TXT file included. These MIDI performances are © 1995-1997 by John E. Roache and you may distribute these files for non-commercial purposes only but ONLY in their ZIP archive form with attached TEXT FILES.
Listening to a Sample of a MIDI file while online:
If you have a sound card with MIDI playback capability and you are using WWW browser software (like Netscape) which will launch a midi player "helper application" when it receives a downloaded midi file, you can click on the "LISTEN" icon to hear a 15-20 second sample of the file while you are reading it's description. Click HERE for help configuring your web browser software to play online MIDI files and a link to the source for a SLICK shareware MIDI player.

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The MIDI performances available at this site are all performance copyright 1995-1999 by John E. Roache 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.

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 my site that the author objects to its use here, I will remove same on being notified.

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