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MIDI Files

This section has some MIDI Files I made between 1995 and 2005 using a Roland-JV35 Synth / Kawai MP9000 and a MIDI sequencer.

Although it is a lot easier now to edit MIDI files with fantastic software such as Garageband, producing the MIDI files you will find on this page was a lot of fun. In order to produce the MIDI recordings I got to reverse engineer each song, and play the component parts, almost like a musical jigsaw.

There are links to the MIDI recordings below.

I Want it all Queen - MIDI

This is a MIDI file which I recorded in 1999 of Queen’s, “I Want it All” from the album The Miracle.

The Film 94 Theme - BBC

This is a the theme to the Film review programmes on the BBC in the 90s and is a classic standard piece.

A Kind of Magic - Queen - MIDI

This is a MIDI file which I recorded in 1998 of Queen’s, “A Kind of Magic” and was sequenced on Noteworthy composer for PC.

Grande Valse

The is a song written in the early 1900s and later used on Nokia mobile phones as a ringtone.

Most devices should play the MIDI tracks in which ever default software is setup to play MIDI, in some cases they will be downloaded as a .mid file and can be played through a separate MIDI player. I know that really nobody uses Midi any more for playing tracks, we have come on so much now, but Midi is a great way to record music from Midi enabled keyboards and devices, and arranging them on software such as GarageBand etc.

View list of MIDI Keyboards

When I was growing up all electronic keyboards produced sound, but when MIDI communications became prevalent it allowed for dedicated controller keyboards to be used. These can be used to control software instruments and other MIDI enabled keyboards. Take a look at what MIDI devices are currently available.