Learning music using your computer

If you want to use your computer to help you learn your part, you have two ways of doing it:

Whichever way you choose to do it, be aware that the MIDI files might have the odd mistake in them. Also, the tempo and dynamics might be different from what your conductor wants.

Below are links to emphasised and unemphasised MIDI files for various pieces of music.

Composer Piece All parts, unemphasized Separate parts, emphasized
Pounds, A. London Sonata 1: In Honour of the City of London + In a London Drawingroom
2: From the Wasteland
3: Composed Upon Westminster Bridge
5: Shadwell Stairs + London
6 & 7: A March Day in London + In Honour of the City of London
Crucifixus
If ye love me
Brahms, J. Waldesnacht
Bruckner, A. Os justi Soprano 1
Soprano 2
Alto 1
Alto 2
Tenor 1
Tenor 2
Bass 1
Bass 2
Handel, G.F. The King shall rejoice 1: The King shall rejoice Soprano Alto Tenor Bass
2: Exceeding glad shall he be Soprano Alto Tenor Bass
3: Glory and great worship Soprano Alto Tenor Bass
4: Thou hast prevented him Soprano Alto Tenor Bass
5: Alleluja Soprano Alto Tenor Bass
Foundling Hospital Anthem 1: Blessed are they that consider the poor Soprano 1
Soprano 2
Alto Tenor Bass
2: The Charitable shall be in everlasting remembrance Soprano Alto Tenor Bass
3: Comfort them, O Lord, when they are sick Soprano Alto Tenor Bass
4: Halleluja Soprano Alto Tenor Bass
Parry, H. My Soul, There Is A Country
Stanford, C.V. Beati quorum via Soprano 1
Soprano 2
Alto Tenor Bass 1
Bass 2
Vaughan Williams, R. Fantasia on Christmas Carols Soprano 1
Soprano 2
Alto 1
Alto 2
Tenor 1
Tenor 2
Bass 1
Bass 2

Other places to find MIDI files:

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