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    My midifiles are all copyright protected performances. However, I am making them freely available for personal, NON-COMMERCIAL distribution and enjoyment.
   If you would like to use any of my midi files in any sort of commercial application, you must contact me for permission regarding any such use.

Warren Trachtman

The MIDI file performances available on this website are all of compositions which are in the public domain in the United States. I own the performance copyrights for my own MIDI file performances, and I have chosen to make them available for non-commercial use and enjoyment from my own website. Please contact me for permission to use these MIDI performances in any other capacity.
The U.S. Copyright Office Circular 15t (Extension of Copyright Terms) still confirms that "Works published before January 1, 1923 have fallen into the public domain." and that "these works do not receive the additional 20 years of copyright protection created by Public Law 105-298." If you are located in a country whose copyright laws differ from those of the US, you must check your own country's copyright laws to make certain that you are permitted to download and listen to these tunes.
In the case of the performances or original compositions in my "contemporary syncopators" areas, those files are all made available with the direct permission of, or even at the direct request of, these composers and performers.

For the Lawyers :

Warning: This Product Warps Space and Time in Its Vicinity.

Public Notice as Required by Law: Any Use of This Product, in Any Manner Whatsoever, Will Increase the Amount of Disorder in the Universe. Although No Liability Is Implied Herein, the Consumer Is Warned That This Process Will Ultimately Lead to the Heat Death of the Universe.

Warning: This Product Attracts Every Other Piece of Matter in the Universe, Including the Products of Other Manufacturers, with a Force Proportional to the Product of the Masses and Inversely Proportional to the Distance Between Them.

Handle with Extreme Care: This Product Contains Minute Electrically Charged Particles Moving at Velocities in Excess of Five Hundred Million Miles per Hour.

Consumer Notice: Because of the 'Uncertainty Principle,' It Is Impossible for the Consumer to Find Out at the Same Time Both Precisely Where This Product Is and How Fast It Is Moving.

Advisory: There is an Extremely Small but Nonzero Chance That, Through a Process Known as 'Tunneling', This Product May Spontaneously Disappear from Its Present Location and Reappear at Any Random Place in the Universe, Including Your Neighbor's Domicile. The Manufacturer Will Not Be Responsible for Any Damages or Inconvenience That May Result.

This is a 100% Matter product: In the Unlikely Event That This Merchandise Should Contact Anti-Matter in Any Form, a Catastrophic Explosion Will Result.

Note: The Most Fundamental Particles in This Product Are Held Together by a 'Gluing' Force About Which Little Is Currently Known and Whose Adhesive Power Can Therefore Not Be Permanently Guaranteed.

New Grand Unified Theory Disclaimer: The Manufacturer May Technically Be Entitled to Claim That This Product Is Ten-Dimensional. However, the Consumer Is Reminded That This Confers No Legal Rights Above and Beyond Those Applicable to Three-Dimensional Objects, Since the Seven New Dimensions Are 'Rolled Up' into Such a Small 'Area' That They Cannot Be Detected.

Please Note: Some Quantum Physics Theories Suggest That When the Consumer Is Not Directly Observing This Product, It May Cease to Exist or Will Exist Only in a Vague and Undetermined State.

Component equivalency notice: The Subatomic Particles (Electrons, Protons, etc.) Comprising This Product Are Exactly the Same in Every Measurable Respect as Those Used in the Products of Other Manufacturers, and No Claim to the Contrary May Legitimately Be Expressed or Implied.

Important Notice to Purchasers: The Entire Physical Universe, Including This Product, May One Day Collapse Back into an Infinitesimally Small Space. Should Another Universe Subsequently Re-emerge, the Existence of This Product in That Universe Cannot be Guaranteed.

Extracted from:
A Call for More Scientific Truth in Product Warning Labels
by Susan Hewitt and Edward Subitzky
from the Journal of Irreproducible Results, Vol. 36, No. 1

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