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Original Percussion Arrangements of Classics and Ragtime - Musical Fun for Charity

Original Instrumental Music - MP3 Recordings

These MP3 recordings of new percussion based arrangements of classical and ragtime pieces emphasize the counterpoint, bring fresh colours from new world instruments in exciting ways. Many of our latest recordings feature a combination of a Balinese Gamelan Orchestra with Marimbas, steel drums and vibraphones. These combinations work well with Ragtime and other piano music - but more surprisingly with the adition of Ocarinas and flutes for major orchestral pieces including symphonies. Latest recordings include Tchaikovsky’s 1812 OvertureDvorak’s  Largo from 9th Symphony,  Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and more European Composers My Inspiration Inspired by Emerson Lake and Palmer, Wendy Carlos and Evelyn Glennie amongst others - our percussion arrangements belong to a Feel Good Electronica musical genre - more than old wine in new bottles - they are original recordings which repay active listening. For example our recordings of Beethoven's 3rd and 5th Symphonies show how new world instrumentation can shed new light on even the greatest classical creations - bringing them to life in fresh and exciting ways whilst remaining true to the original spirit. This is  born out with our interpretation of numerous concertos and two symphonies by Dvorak including the Largo.


The digital recordings of these arrangements were compressed into MP3 files. They are sampled at 48k Hertz and encoded at 192k bits per second - slightly better than a CD. They are suitable for use with all your MP3 Players including iPods, iPads, iPhones and Android devices and can readily be added to your collection by means of the relevant software such as iTunes.  


We retain the copyright for any public performance or commercial use of our recordings and the details are spelt out in our Commercial Page. But you can download them free of charge for your unrestricted personal use.


If you like the recordings  please make a donation to Rotary International's End Polio Now Fund.

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New Recordings

In the last few weeks we added ten new Chopin recordings including the famous Revolutionary Etude and the Funeral March and 19 pieces by Debussy including La Mer and two complete Dvorak Symphonies Nos 8 & 9. Today we published Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. The arrangements all use our established combination of Steel Drums and Marimbas supported by Gamelan, Harp, Ocarina and Vibraphone as appropriate. They provide a variety of new interpretations to some established favourites.