Contemporary Ragtime MIDI Library

A library of John Roache's MIDI performances of compositions by Robin Frost,
Frank French, Hal Isbitz, and other contemporary ragtime composers.

Instructions for using this library:


Title: Composer: Style:
3 Sheets in the Ocean,
One Foot in the Sunset, & You
Robin Frost Ragtime Piano Novelty
A-Parrot-Tefe Rag Stephen Kent Goodman Ragtime Band-Organ
Aura Of Indigo Fred Hoeptner Sentimental Rag
Belle of Louisville Frank French Ragtime
Bucktown Buck Frank French Ragtime
Bucktown Buck,
piano duet arrangement
Frank French Ragtime
Eccentric Formalism Rag Robin Frost Ragtime
Elephant St. Rag Hal Isbitz Ragtime
Excitation Rag George McClellan Ragtime
Exhilaration Rag George McClellan Ragtime
Exhaustion Rag George McClellan Ragtime
Fingers on Holiday Robin Frost Ragtime Piano Novelty
Greased Limelight Robin Frost Ragtime Piano Novelty
Khartoum Rag George McClellan Ragtime
Friday Night Donald Ashwander Ragtime
Lone Jack To Knob Noster Jack Rummel Ragtime
The Nepalese Rag Tom Bopp Ragtime
Niantic By The Sea Galen Wilkes Ragtime
Occident Express Robin Frost Ragtime Piano Novelty
Painting the Town Red, White & Blue Stephen Kent Goodman Ragtime Band-Organ
Rolling Avocado Robin Frost Ragtime Piano Novelty
Rose Blossoms Tom Brier Ragtime
Space Shuffle Robin Frost Ragtime Piano Novelty
Uncle Herbie's Rag Robin Frost Ragtime
Windmill Rag Robin Frost Ragtime

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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