03/16/2016

     The 3d volume of Leo Laurent's piano jazz fox trot "conceptions" is available on the SHEET MUSIC page.



12/14/2014

     Sheet Music page updated with new PDF piano scores!



03/12/2014

     The website has been closed for several months because of technical problem, It is back again with a new ragtime-france.fr domain address, with new and numerous documents / sheet music on CLASSICAL COMPOSERS page...

     If you like viewing Ragtime piano videos on YouTube, don't miss my own performances both on organ and piano!



11/01/2013

     An outstanding document from 1903 has been found. Titled "Cake Walk Album" and published in Paris, it is another interesting item proving cake walk popularity in France in early 20th century. Moreover, it includes never-before listed compositions that was unknown to many Ragtime specialists.

[Document courtesy of Claude Albisson, thanks!]

Download and enjoy the "Cake Walk Album" in B&W pdf score.



07/18/2013

     The HISTORICAL page includes piano solo version of "Ragtime" by Igor STRAVINSKY in PDF format.



05/06/2012

     The CLASSICAL page has been updated, with the addition of 4 rare early French gems, dated from 1902-1903!

The Sousa's Cake Walk
Les Negres Blancs
Gourdon's Cake Walk
The King of Cake Walk




02/23/2012

     SHEET MUSIC section updated.



09/05/2011

     Audio clip added for Jean MATITIA's composition THE DEVIL'S RAG



04/19/2011

     Music! Some player piano rolls recorded on Vincent THEBAULT's Steinway & Sons Duo-Art piano. Many thanks to you, VINCENT!

OH! BABY Pleyela piano roll # 8897 recorded by Clément DOUCET
KENTUCKY BLUES
QRS piano roll recorded by Joseph Russel ROBINSON
CRAZY WORDS, CRAZY TUNE
US piano roll
MAKIN WHOOPEE
Duo-Art player piano roll played by Frank MILNE



03/31/2011

     A new composer, Harry MILL is referenced with his own composition from the early 20th c. Information comes from a French website dedicated to French Prestidigitators. Thank you for your feedback!



03/09/2011

     SHEET MUSIC section updated.


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