kunstderfuge.com: thousands of selected classical midi's

 

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Kunst der Fuge / kunstderfuge.com (KDF) is a web resource of classical music in .mid files (see M.I.D.I. / MIDI / .mid).

kunstderfuge.com is the major resource of its kind, with its 19,726 .mid music files, c. 1000 composers represented, over 200 contributors (some exclusive), and an average of 5,000 visitors per day.

The music at kunstderfuge.com is easily organized by composer (from Abel to Zipoli), and the major musical figures have pages devoted to their works. The collection also contains traditional folk music, Medieval and Renaissance music, sacred music and a catalogue of historical piano rolls by notable pianists of the Golden era (read more).

Founded in April 2002, kunstderfuge.com continues to provide each visitor with free daily access to five files, and since 2008, has enjoyed  Creative Commons by licensing *part* of its collection.

The site brings together milions of amateurs, engineers, professional musicians, and thousands of subscribers who share the same passion for MIDI and classical music. Kunst der Fuge also a point of reference for dozens of neglected MIDI sites, giving them both a new life and hosting them in a more popular home.

[*] Read: What important reviewers and subscribers say about us.

Why the name: Kunst der Fuge? The name derives from Art of Fugue. The site started as a humble homage to Johann Sebastian Bach's masterwork The Art of Fugue and the fugue form.

 

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Prior to use this site consider that every file here contained is subject to copyright.

 

In particular, referring to .mid files:

  1. We put the name of the copyright/left holder just below each file description, preceded by the symbols or (cc) or similar;

  2. Each file contains a special secret line that cannot be deleted where the copyright name is registered;

  3. For any non-personal, public or commercial purpose you need to understand and respect our Terms and Conditions.

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Discover the collection!

MIDI files (click to enlarge)

kunstderfuge.com (kunstderfuge.com) website contains the greatest and best well-ordered MIDI resource of free classical music ever created on the web.

The collection contains 19,726 music files in .mid format.

The files:
- Are selected by professionals from amongst the best available (no bad copies);
- Are ordered using full file-names which include author, piece and contributor (owner of file);
- Are 100% legal, and we hold all the permissions from copyright holders to publish them on our site;
- Contain complete and full length music - not spots.

[*] Go to: MIDI map page.
[*] Read: Our historical piano-rolls collection!
[*] Read: What is MIDI and how can I use it?

ZIP files (click to enlarge)

kunstderfuge.com site has the ZIP collection of MIDI files on the web.

Each ZIP collection:
- Is subdivided per composer or item (Polish music, Masses...). Some great composers are also subdivided on more ZIP files (see for example Bach and Beethoven...);
- Zipped size is approximately 1 mbyte or less and contains several .mid files (certain collections contain even over 500 files!);
- Are ordered using full file-names which include author, piece and contributor (owner of file);
- Are 100% legal, and we hold all the permissions from copyright holders to publish them on our site;
- Contains complete and full length MIDI files - not spot files;
- (May) contain(s) more files than those published on the site.


All contents on Kunst der Fuge are under copyright, 2002-22
Last updating: 27-05-2022 15.10 +0200

 

 

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