If you are looking for free high quality ragtime piano and ragtime orchestra music and scores you have come to the right place.

The Piano rolls page contains 187 authentic ragtime piano rolls converted to mp3-format without loss of sound quality. Although most of these recordings were sequenced by skilled arrangers - especially the ones recorded during the first 10 - 15 years of the ragtime era ca 1898 - 1918, some of the ones presented here were actually hand played by their respective composer - among them four with Scott Joplin playing his own compositions.

Unfortunately I haven't yet been able to find all the classical ragtime piano rolls that I wanted for the piano rolls page. The Virtual piano page attempts to fill this gap with 76 rags, 64 of which have been transcribed and sequenced by me and the remaining 12 by Raymond Robijns.

The Virtual Orchestra page contains arrangements for orchestra of ragtime pieces. The collection includes 132 original ragtime era stock arrangements and 5 of my own arrangements. The former includes all 15 rags contained in the famous Red Back Book, published by Stark Music Co. The latter are all arranged by me - you can think of them as arrangements for a ragtime orchestra I wish I had. All arrangements are presented as a recording of a virtual orchestra (see the About page for more information) and the complete score for all instrument parts.

YouTube contains many ragtime related videos. A selection of them are presented on the Live performances page.

On the Links page I have listed the ragtime related websites which have helped me the most building this site.

Finally, on the About page I give some background to the music on this site and how and why it was made.

Ragnar Hellspong
Krusenberg, Sweden

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