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Classical Music for String Orchestra (31)
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Adagio Adagio
Camille Saint-Saens/Emile Bernard & Joseph Goodwin - Ludwig-Masters Publications

This movement from the popular symphony is filled with the composer's unique harmonies that move slowly but inevitably to the final cadence. There are some brief solos throughout the orchestra as well as... view details

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$32.00
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$5.00
Allegro in D Allegro in D
Vivaldi/arr. Frackenpohl - Ludwig-Masters Publications

In this fine arrangement of Vivaldi's Concerto in C for Two Trumpets, the solo trumpet lines have been transferred to first and second violins.  It's a stirring adaptation which retains the characteristic... view details
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$35.00
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Andante Moderato Andante Moderato (from Violin Concerto in A Minor)
Antonio Vivaldi/arr. Yale - Ludwig-Masters Publications

You may use one or several violinists to cover the solo violin 1 part in this arrangement for string orchestra.  All of the rhythmic drive of Vivaldi remains in this representative example of the early Baroque... view details
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$45.00
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Concertino in G Concertino in G
Guiseppe Sammartini/arr. Hall - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Here is a great example of a work that straddles the Baroque and Classical eras. It contains all the vigorous energy and motion of the Italian Baroque masters, mixed with the elegance and style of the early... view details
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$45.00
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Contrapunctus No. 1 Contrapunctus No. 1 (from "The Art of the Fugue")
J. S. Bach/arr. Nelhybel - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Here is a masterful study in the construction of the Baroque fugue that displays the genius of this monumental composer.  Artfully adapted for use with string orchestra or string quintet, this is an excellent... view details
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$48.00
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Czech Waltz, Op. 54, No. 4 Czech Waltz, Op. 54, No. 4
Antonin Dvorak/arr. Stroud - Ludwig-Masters Publications

The composer wrote this particular waltz for string quartet, but it is heard here for string orchestra. The tuneful melody is lilting and light, creating beautiful music from beginning to end. ... view details
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$45.00
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Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (from "The Nutcracker")
Peter I. Tchaikovsky/arr. Longfield - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Robert Longfield's masterful transcription of Tchaikovsky's classic score brings Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy into the range of good middle school string orchestras. The famous celesta part has been... view details
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$42.00
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Danse Macabre Danse Macabre
Camille Saint-Saens/arr. Hall - Ludwig-Masters Publications

There are very few cuts made in this eerie, phantasmal tour de force.  At least two solo violinists are needed because of unusual tuning.  A very effective work perfect for a Halloween program.  Be ready for a... view details
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Figaro March Figaro March
W.A. Mozart / Clark McAlister - Ludwig-Masters Publications

This timeless march is taken from Mozart's opera "The Marriage of Figaro." In this edition, the well-known tune is made available to the string orchestra, with solid scoring throughout.

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Grand March from "Aida" Grand March from "Aida"
Giuseppe Verdi/arr. Hall - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Verdi's music transcends the boundaries of its genre: an excerpt from "Aida" has become part of popular culture. This arrangement includes a significant number of bowings and fingerings to assist less... view details
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Hungarian Dance No. 1 Hungarian Dance No. 1
Johannes Brahms/arr. Douglas Stroud - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Brahms referred to these dances as arrangements rather than compositions. This particular dance exhibits a wonderful warmth of scoring that shows the dance to best effect. The many tempo changes will... view details

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Largo Largo (from the "New World Symphony")
Antonin Dvorak/arr. Hall - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Dvorak's orchestral setting of the American Spiritual Going Home is a cornerstone of the symphonic repertoire. This arrangement is slightly abridged for difficulty but still contains all the original... view details
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March March
P.I. Tchaikovsky/arr. Lynne Latham - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Chromatic passages, basic shifting, and a variety of rhythmic patterns make for a challenging romp through one of Tchaikovsky's most-loved symphonic works.

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March March (from "The Nutcracker")
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky/arr. Longfield - Ludwig-Masters Publications

This accessible arrangement of the March from "The Nutcracker" is a welcome addition to classic holiday literature for string orchestra at the easy level. Sensibly adapted to the capabilities of the... view details
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Minuetto Minuetto (from Symphony No. 40 in G minor)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart/arr. Hall - Ludwig-Masters Publications

From Mozart's iconic Symphony No. 40 comes this masterful edition of the third movement for string orchestra by Percy Hall. The masterful use of hemiola and chain suspensions are matched only by the grace and... view details
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The Moldau The Moldau
Bedrich Smetana/arr. Wang - Ludwig-Masters Publications

The second of the six symphonic poems from Smetana's masterwork Ma vlast describes the course of the Moldau River from its beginnings as two springs to its ends as a majestic and mighty river. The piece... view details
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Morning Song Morning Song (Chanson de Matin)
Edward Elgar/trans. Stroud - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Originally scored for violin and piano, this setting sounds completely comfortable and plays remarkably well.  The melodic nature of this sensitive work makes the string orchestra sound totally natural when... view details
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Musetta's Waltz from "La Boheme" Musetta's Waltz from "La Boheme"
Giacomo Puccini/arr. McAlister - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Taken from Puccini's opera "La Boheme," the melody of this beautiful aria is placed in a lush setting for string orchestra. A gorgeous ballad for advancing players. ... view details
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My First Concerto My First Concerto
Antonio Vivaldi/arr. Philip Clark - Ludwig-Masters Publications

For either viola or cello solo, this concerto is easily accessible to middle school players. In C major, with a few chromatic diversions, the solo part can be played in first position. All of the ornaments... view details

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Pizzicati Pizzicati (Scherzettino from "Sylvia")
Leo Delibes/arr. Stroud - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Delibes' music for the ballet "Sylvia" was often considered more interesting than the ballet itself. The scherzettino known as Pizzicati is an excellent example of how Delibes dictated action, as you... view details
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Procession of the Nobles Procession of the Nobles
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov/arr. Albert Wang - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Losing not a bit of the verve of the original, this Russian classic features string-friendly keys and introduces your grade 2 orchestra to sixteenth notes. Also includes optional percussion that will add a... view details

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Rondo Rondo (from "Incidental Music for Abdelazer")
Henry Purcell/arr. Stroud - Ludwig-Masters Publications

This noble theme is the Purcell tune that Benjamin Britten used as the basis for his Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra. Douglas Stroud has fashioned a short Rondo for strings, using additional dance music... view details
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Salvation Is Created Salvation Is Created
Pavel Tchesnokov/arr. McAlister - Ludwig-Masters Publications

The magnificence of Tchesnokov's choral creation is available to strings in this stunning arrangement. Pure beauty flows through the piece, and the final strains of the piece are full and heavenly.... view details
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Sicilienne, Op. 78 Sicilienne, Op. 78
Gabriel Faure/arr. Clark McAlister - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Beautiful, sensitive, and introspective, this work was created as part of incidental music for a production that was never made. Later, it was published in an edition for violoncello and piano. Finally,... view details

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