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Apollo Suite Apollo Suite
Merle Isaac - Alfred Music Publishing

An exceptionally fine contribution to the literature for very young instrumentalists. Recorded by Michigan State University Orchestra on the CD, "Teaching Music Through Performance in Orchestra Volume... view details
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VEVery Easy
$60.00
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$6.00
Ash Grove Ash Grove
Michael Hopkins - Kendor Music, Inc.

Your students will love playing this arrangement of the traditional Welsh folk song!  Written at the very easy level, all the parts have an interesting variety of material.  This is an excellent piece to teach... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Barcarolle Barcarolle
Jacques Offenbach/arr. Richard Meyer - Highland/Etling Publishing

This easy arrangement of the famous gondola boat song is the perfect way to strengthen your young orchestra's legato playing skills. Slurs, crescendos, diminuendos, and a 3/4 time signature all add to the... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Barcarolle Barcarolle
Jacques Offenbach/arr. Longfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

This barcarolle endures as probably the most popular of the three famous barcarolles in Offenbach's legendary opera, "The Tales of Hoffman."  This new version for developing strings is set in 3/4 with melodic... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Baroque Fanfare Baroque Fanfare
Jean Mouret/arr. Rigg - Highland/Etling Publishing

A great festival piece, that while simple, retains an authentic Baroque sound!  The melody moves between sections and all sections remain in first position using mainly three strings. Slurs, bow-lifts, double... view details
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$7.00
A Beethoven Lullaby A Beethoven Lullaby
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Beethoven's normally thunderous Ode to Joy dons a dreamy mantle in this delicate arrangement by Brian Balmages. Each string section softly adds its own voice to contemporary variations that blossom into... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Blue Danube Waltz Blue Danube Waltz
Johann Strauss/arr. Williams - Alfred Music Publishing

Here's the world's most famous waltz in a very playable arrangement! It gives the students the chance to alternate pizzicato and arco playing. The "recognition factor" is high and the audience will be glad to... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
The Bows on the Bus The Bows on the Bus
arr. Bob Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

Here is the perfect first year repertoire choice! Favorite beginning tunes are arranged in a novelty setting that makes them tons of fun and reinforces right-arm technique. Travel through various bowing skills... view details
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Can Can Basses Can Can Basses
Jacques Offenbach/arr. Meyer - Highland/Etling Publishing

Give your hard-working basses the recognition they deserve in this great section feature based on Offenbach's nimble and energetic dance tune. There are fun parts for everyone, but the tune (and the spotlight)... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Clash of the Triads! Clash of the Triads!
arr. Deborah Baker Monday - Kendor Music, Inc.

The "clash" of your favorite themes abound in this highly entertaining arrangement. Beethoven vs. Mozart is finally trampled by the favorite Can-Can. Everyone will love this classical combo of themes... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Classic Bits-N-Pieces Classic Bits-N-Pieces
Various/arr. Michael Story - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Wow! This collage of classic melodies is incredibly charming, amazingly easy to put together, and above all a wonderful choice for your beginners! Entertaining as "all get out," the piece also displays the... view details
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$7.00
Cripple Creek Cripple Creek
arr. Edmund Siennicki - Alfred Music Publishing

This very easy arrangement of the classic fiddle tune is an ideal performance piece for your beginning strings, featuring some left-hand pizzicato, double notes and some clever voicings.  It's educational, and... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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Eccosaise in G Eccosaise in G
Ludwig van Beethoven/arr. Frank J. Halferty - Kendor Music, Inc.

This setting is a perfect addition to grade 1 literature with terrific teaching tools for simple syncopation and dynamics. The familiarity of the melody will keep students practicing.

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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VEVery Easy
$6.00
Episode K. 216 Episode K. 216
W.A. Mozart/arr. Dackow - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here's a cheerful introduction to rondo form for the beginning orchestra.  This simple but lovely Mozart piece offers your young players to use pizzicato, single bows and some easy slurs. It's short and sweet... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
Finlandia Finlandia
Jean Sibelius/arr. Bullock - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

A great sounding, yet simple arrangement, perfect for broadening the musical palette of young players.  The main theme is presented without development, maintaining the lovely simplicity of the piece. ... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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Greensleeves Greensleeves
arr. John Caponegro - Kendor Music, Inc.

This Gaelic melody is one every child should know and play, particularly at holiday time.  With a Celtic raised 6th in the melody, this arrangement will provide a bit of a challenge for the youngest musicians.... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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Hallelujah Chorus Hallelujah Chorus
G. F. Handel/arr. Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

End your concert with a bang and start the yearly music tradition with your youngest musicians!  Listeners will be amazed by the authenticity of this arrangement, which is able to capture so much of the... view details
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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Hey Shepherds Hey Shepherds
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

These simple variations on Shepherd's Hey use only the notes of the D Major scale and are a great way to teach about Theme and Variations form. The theme is introduced by all violins and violas in... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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Hiawatha Hiawatha
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

You can almost hear the tribal drums beating in this exciting piece inspired by the famous native American chief! An ostinato pattern in the low strings sets the tone, and your players will need F naturals and... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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La Rejouissance La Rejouissance (from "Royal Fireworks Music")
G.F. Handel/arr. Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Your beginning string orchestra will feel a real sense of accomplishment when they play this excellent piece of Baroque literature, which has been carefully arranged by Richard Meyer to reinforce your... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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Larghetto Larghetto
G.F. Handel/arr. Andrew H. Dabczynski - Highland/Etling Publishing

Here is an opportunity to perform a familiar piece that is superb for practicing foundational string skills. Beginning and advanced students alike can learn to play with authentic Baroque style in this... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Mozart Serenade and Dance Mozart Serenade and Dance
arr. John O'Reilly - Alfred Music Publishing

This is an excellent choice for introducing students to the work of Mozart.  The two movements feature themes from "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" and one of Mozart's "Divertimenti."  A great piece to work on simple... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Ode to Joy Ode to Joy
Ludwig van Beethoven/arr. Bob Cerulli - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

A favorite if there ever was one, this melody is perfect for first position playing. All instruments first play the melody in its entirety, followed by a section harmonized in the style of Beethoven.

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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Ode to Joy Ode to Joy
Beethoven/arr. Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

This is the perfect concert opener or closer!  This flexible arrangement of Beethoven's most famous melody works for both full and string orchestras. It's been transposed and adapted to give all of your young... view details
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String Orch or Full Orch 
VEVery Easy
$58.00
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$7.00