Walter C. Simon 
Last updated: 17.02.23
Walter C. Simon is another obscure ragtime era composer known only for a handful of compositions. His best known and still recorded piece is the most remarkable two-step, Sponge, which he composed and published in 1911.

  Title Instruments Performers
  DBE MP3 Sample    
audiodbemp315.gif Goblins' Parade (1910) A/T/T/T/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Sponge (1911) D/A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Stampede (1916) A/A/T/T/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
  Midi File(s)   Sequencer(s)
audiomidi15.gif Sponge (1911) Midi Colin McDonald
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Ragtime Music CDs:
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Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
DBE790 Goblins' Parade (1910) - Characteristic Dance
A/T/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¼ mins.
1-2 days
DBE791 Sponge (1911) - Two Step
D/A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B), approx. 3 mins.
1-2 days
DBE792 Stampede (1916) - For Western Scenes
A/A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 2¾ mins.
1-2 days
     Title Instruments Remarks
sm15.gif Goblins' Parade (1910) A/T/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Sponge (1911) D/A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Stampede (1916) A/A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 6 works by Walter C. Simon. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Pittsburg the City of Smoke 1905 Elmore I. Lee (words)  wvicon.gif
Goblins' Parade 1910  wvicon.gif
Sponge 1911  wvicon.gif audiomidi15.gif
Hurry 1916
Stampede 1916  Pub.
Jazanjaz 1919  wvicon.gif