Archie W. Scheu  (1880-1963)
Last updated: 05.03.23
Archie W. Scheu was an American composer and publisher of popular easy-to-play ragtime numbers. Of his dozen or so compositions written between 1905 and 1909, Sleepy Sidney (1907) is probably the best known.

url15.gif Archie W. Scheu Biography and list of works by "Perfessor" Bill Edwards  
  Title Instruments Performers
  DBE MP3 Sample    
audiodbemp315.gif Jack Frost (1906) D/A/T/T/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Sleepy Sidney (1907) A/T/T/B+T/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
  Midi File(s)   Sequencer(s)
audiomidi15.gif Jack Frost (1906) Midi Colin D. McDonald
audiomidi15.gif Sleepy Sidney (1907) Midi Colin McDonald
     Performer CD Title Supplier
Ragtime Music CDs:
cd15.gif Bryan Wright Syncopated Musings: Classic Piano Rags and Ragtime Waltzes CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15es.gif
Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
DBE1483 Jack Frost (1906) - Rag-Time Two Step
D/A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 4 mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
DBE1485 Sleepy Sidney (1907) - Rag-Time Two Step
A/T/T/B+T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¾ mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
     Title Instruments Remarks
sm15.gif Jack Frost (1906) D/A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Sleepy Sidney (1907) A/T/T/B+T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
pdf15.gif Jack Frost (1906) A.W. Scheu (music) Piano IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Sleepy Sidney (1907) A.W. Scheu (music) Piano IMSLP wvicon.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 14 works by Archie W. Scheu (1880-1963). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER pdf15.gif (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Smiling Sadie 1905  wvicon.gif
Stadium 1905
Winner, The 1905
Dreaming 1906  Pub.
Hot Foot 1906  wvicon.gif
Jack Frost 1906  Pub. youtube15.jpg audiomidi15.gif
Poodles & Pugs 1906  Pub.
When 1906
Sleepy Sidney 1907  Pub. audiomidi15.gif
Standard Oil 1907 F. L. Hill (words)  wvicon.gif
Naoma 1909 Willis Frets (words)  wvicon.gif
Naoma - for Orchestra 1909  Pub.
Percy 1909  Pub.
Thinking (w&m) 1909  Pub.
     Title Duration Performer
youtube15.jpg Jack Frost 0:00 Ragtime Dorian Henry