Apart from my own compositions, the examples below are, as far as I know, out of copyright.
Please remember to respect the efforts of those who been part of bringing this music to you. In particular, it is considered rude to remove any lines in the ABC files which begin with a "Z:" - these give details of the persons or organisations who gave their time to transcribe the music into ABC.
The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - George Frederick Handel - 1748
Sheets 1 to 8, ABC file and MIDI file.
Old Heddon - P J Headford 1996
A medley of my own little ideas, linking arrangements of traditional tunes; Old Heddon of Fawsley (Fawler), Princess Royal (Ducklington, courtesy of Roy Dommett) and The Poor But Blue-Eyed Sailor. If you need higher quality files, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Untitled Jig - W H Giles (Bampton) - c1839
This is a far more typical use of ABC - writing out simple tunes.
A tune from a manuscript from the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library at Cecil
Sharp House, which I transcribed to ABC for the Village Music Project. If you
have an identity for this tune, let us know at the webmaster address above.
Come to that, since this page is as yet relatively sparsely populated, we are open to suggestions for tunes to include here.