Agnes Melville is known only for two published works written in 1902 and 1903. Of ragtime interest is her Darkies Drill
(1902) published by Avon Music Company
, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. On the cover of the original sheet music, it is proclaimed that this piece was played by John Philip Sousa
's Band backing this up by including a programme dated 10th December of a concert performed in Tremont Temple within the score.