Very good free piano MIDI files for download:
- Terry Smythe's site
Terry offers his large collection of reproducing and 88-note piano rolls converted to MIDI format. These files play marvelously on the Pianocorder!
- Tom Lear's Piano Roll Karaoke page
Assorted piano rolls with karaoke lyrics added by the late Tom Lear. These are designed to play well using the Superscan Display Console emulation built into the Pianocorder Control Plug-in for WINAMP.
- Robert Perry's Piano Roll Scans
Assorted piano roll scans in MIDI format
- Yamaha's Signature MIDI Collection
Each year, the world's top pianists compete in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, performing on Yamaha Disklavier Pro pianos which record their performances for posterity. Yamaha makes these available here in MIDI format, and you can download and enjoy them on your Pianocorder.
- Doug McKenzie's Site
Excellent hand-played jazz MIDI files
- Sue Keller's Jazz and Ragtime
Jazz and ragtime MIDI files
- John Farrell MIDI Files
The late John Farrell created terrific piano roll arrangements, many meticulously transcribed from vintage recordings of legendary jazz pianists.
- Warren Trachtman's site
Ragtime MIDI files
- John Roache's Ragtime MIDI Library
- Mike Meddings' ragtime MIDI files
- Fantastic Recital On MIDI
Hand-played classical piano performances by Japanese pianist and composer Katsuhiro Oguri
- Classical MIDI Piano Page
A German site featuring classical and Christmas piano MIDI files.
- Classical Archives
Classical piano MIDI files
- Robert Kuhmann's Disklavier World
A large collection of mostly classical MIDI files - quality varies...
Quality piano MIDI files available for purchase:
- Yamaha MusicSoft
Yamaha's downloadable PianoSoft Solo albums for the Disklavier can be played on Pianocorder systems, too
- Spencer Chase's E-Rolls
Spencer offers several CDROMs of reproducing piano rolls converted to MIDI format using his highly accurate, proprietary conversion system (free samples available online)
- Peter Phillips' MIDI
Peter offers several CDROMs of reproducing piano rolls converted to MIDI format (free samples available online)
- Wayne Stahnke's Live Performance disks
Mr. Stahnke offers some terrific recordings made using the highly-accurate Boesendorfer SE reproducing system he personally designed.
- PianoMania Music
PianoMania offers quality, hand-played performances optimized for the Yamaha Disklavier and other solenoid piano systems.
Sources of Piano + Audio recordings for Pianocorder:
This eBay seller offers 500+ albums in which your player piano plays along with original popular music albums. Although Pianocorder is not mentioned in his listings, he offers this format on request. Simply ask for downloadable Pianocorder format MP3 files in the "instructions to seller" field at checkout.
This independent producer of albums for player piano can supply Pianocorder-compatible MP3 files of their material on request.
If you know of a good source of music that is not on this list, please send me email and I'll add it!Back