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Shades of Hades (MIDI, 7.8kb, ' 53", halloween) by Daniel Rowe
Rodney Yendor (MIDI, 4.9kb, 1' 3", fusion/latinpop) by Daniel Rowe and Patrick May
A Hitchhiker in Hell (MIDI, 58.3kb, 1' 31", halloween) by Daniel Rowe
Niel's Theme (MIDI, 9.9kb, 1' 39", latinpop) by Daniel Rowe and Patrick May
The Ballad of Slick Johnny (MIDI, 4.7kb, 1' 25", illustrative) by Daniel Rowe and Patrick May
Le pUne kLang baTon (MP3, 6.8Mb, 2' 56", jazz) by Riva Savant
Legend (MIDI, 27.2kb, 1' 4", happy/pop) by Daniel Rowe and Patrick May
Amateur Band (MP3, 2.8Mb, 3' 32", improvisation/silly) by Patrick May
National Anthem (USA) full orchestra (MP3, 1.1Mb, 1' 14", country/political) by Jim Taylor
National Anthem for String Orchestra (MP3, 1.1Mb, 1' 14", country/political) by Jim Taylor
Son of Blarg! (MIDI, 3.7kb, 1' 26", happy/pop) by Daniel Rowe and Patrick May
Johnny Come Lately (MIDI, 180.8kb, ' 46", semiclassical) by Daniel Rowe and Patrick May

1849 pieces posted since November 2006, by: James Taylor (607); Daniel Rowe (365); Jerzy Kulik (274); Ricardo Frantz (172); Azer Mantessa (123); Patrick May (112); Keith Bramich (71); Michael Fonos (38); Keith Theodosiou (13); Denis Desbiens (10) ... more ...

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FROM THE MIDI DIARY ARCHIVES:
Wednesday 29th September 2004 - Runcing Cermat - - copyright © 2004 Keith Bramich, all rights reserved. (3 k, 87 sec)
September 30th 2001 - Ramblings - by Jim Taylor. Copyright © 2001 James K Taylor, all rights reserved. This is an introduction in search of a melody. I just started playing some random chord progressions until a melody came to mind. (11 k, 155 sec)
September 30th 1998 - Bus Stop - - and again, this is a Design variation - please take part. (3 k, 96 sec)
(From 19 November 1997 until 18 November 2006 we featured one new original MIDI file each day - there are well over 3000 of these, and we'll feature some different ones each day. These are all smallish MIDI files, and suitable for downloading quickly via dial-up connections.)


LATEST COMMENT:

Dan's remixes (posted by Patrick May, 8 Sep 2016, 00:28)

Dan, cool stuff! That's an interesting interpretation of my song 'Johnny'. The ending is especially interesting - you seem to have emphasized the sombre emotional tone which was present in the original version of the song.

Your version of Blarg is cool too. It has your distinctive style, but it maintains the character of the original song.

If you want to do more, I encourage it. Combining ideas from two or more songs is a cool idea, it'd be interesting to hear the result.

"Johnny" Remix (posted by Dan Rowe, 25 Aug 2016, 07:04)

Patrick has invited people to feel free to remix his work. It was fun working on an old tune of his. I worked in a few ideas of my own, trying not to alter his original concept too much. Did I go too far, Patrick, or not far enough? If you like the result, I'd love to try it again with a different song; or maybe combine ideas from two or more songs, for fun.

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