The Colonel's Music

Sheet Music

Some pieces are in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) and require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

You will find some sheet music from video games at my video game site, Crude ASCII Maps.

  • The Blackbird Game. Equipment required: two cat ears. {PDF}
  • Celery Stalks at Midnight, by George Harris as arranged by Will Bradley. An easy piano reduction of the main theme. (PNG) {/1\|/2\}
  • The Clod & the Pebble {PDF}, a setting of William Blake's poem.
  • Corporia: Victory Theme {PDF}
  • Couch Potato. {PDF} A moving tribute to not moving.
  • Crabesque. A sideways rag.
  • Farewell to the Heath. A flute air in the Irish mode. (PNG) {/1\}
  • Le Furet. An old French song about a ferret. {PDF}
  • Good Old Dog. A healthy chewing exercise in four-part doggerel (PNG) {/1\}
  • Great A, Little a. An alphabet lesson for a cat. {PDF}
  • Haiku No. 1 in B-flat Major. {PDF}
  • Hi There, What's Your Name. Make up your own lyrics, I don't care! (PNG) {/1\}
  • I Went To London. A fake folk tune. (PNG) {/1\}
  • Irish Interlude. Sixteen bars of harp music for piano. {PDF}
  • The Kat Don't Kare. Inspired by Harold Buchholz's Apathy Kat. (PNG) {/1\}
  • Maple Leaf Rag, by Scott Joplin. The one and only. (The notation is copied from the original edition so it may look old-fashioned.) {PDF}
  • Meat and Potatoes. To the tune of Schubert's Intermezzo from Rosamunde. {PDF}
  • Mr. Fixit. A mechanically challenged swing tune. (PNG) {/1\}
  • Mrs. Gooby. An unsingable song in disco style. {PDF}
  • Muppo. A commercial jingle for voice and bass. {PDF}
  • My Cat Is Fat. Haute cuisine with words by B. Kliban (PNG) {/1\}
  • Off Base. A blue bossa nova piece with harmony that goes subtly wrong. {PDF}
  • The Panama Piano. A little dance for two hands. (PNG) {/1\}
  • Peter Piper. If you're not careful, you'll end up with a mouthful of pickled peppers. {PDF}
  • Liszt's Prelude to Borodine's Polka in Paraphrases (Tati-Tati) {PDF}
  • Sicherfresh. A commercial jingle for my brand of naturally unflavored chewing gum. {PDF}
  • Space Rider Theme Song (スペイスライダーのテーマ). Plans for the series were cancelled after they heard my theme song! {PDF}
  • Step. A snazzy (but pointless) toccata for the right hand. {/1\}
  • Truck Drivin' Man. In the best oral tradition. (PNG) {/1\}
  • Discontinued Bugle Calls.
  • Lyrics

  • Beautiful Buffalo. To believe Buffalo winter weather you must experience it. Then you still won't believe it!
  • A modern version of “Le Furet” by Jean Bénédict (music by Pierre de Bréville).
  • A demented English translation of Bénédict's lyrics, by Altavista.
  • Meat and Potatoes.
  • Mrs. Gooby.
  • Wichita Falls One-Shot Blues. A six-line rhapsody in A minor.
  • Unauthorized Lyrics. Words that the composers would have repudiated.
  • Links

    Acknowledgment

    Thanks to Neddie Burne-Jones and Billy Morris for the pretty picture of musicians.
    Col. George Sicherman { HOME | MAIL }