i was nosing around irwin schwartz's page

https://members.aol.com/midimusic/stride.html

and found that his excellent sequences are done on two tracks (rh & lh) so opening them up in a notation program makes them really easy to tidy up and get great sheet music!

john farell's arrangement of "carolina shout" (uploaded to this room 3/11/2005) is only on one track and maddeningly difficult to separate into two staves (actually impossible for my software). in addition mr farrell's arrangement of "carolina shout" is sort of simplified (it's not simple - but it's simpler than the irwin schwartz sequences).

so i tidied up the notation for the midi files of both mr schwartz's sequences "carolina shout" and "handful of keys" and turned them into .pdf files for you (ain't i nice?).

along with the free vanbasco midi player with its virtual keyboard and its tempo change function (available free at https://www.vanbasco.com ) anyone interested in learning these masterpieces of stride piano can now do so with the minimum amount of pain.

have fun with these tunes (just click on list files above).

hats off and thanks to irwin schwartz (wherever you are) for these fantastic authentic sequences!
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