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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... view details

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$35.00
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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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Adagio Adagio
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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March March (from "The Nutcracker")
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky/arr. Robert 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... 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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$48.00
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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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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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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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Rondo Rondo (from the Incidental Music for Abdelazer)
Henry Purcell/arr. Douglas 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... 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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Three Movements from "Lincolnshire Posy" Three Movements from "Lincolnshire Posy"
Percy Aldridge Grainger/arr. Longfield - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Long a staple of wind band literature, "Lincolnshire Posy" has never been set for any other medium. This stunning arrangement for strings has all of the Grainger style and spirit. Movements included are: I.... view details
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$48.00
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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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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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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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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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$55.00
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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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Spanish Dance, Op. 44, No. 4 "La Tiranna" Spanish Dance, Op. 44, No. 4 "La Tiranna"
Luigi Boccherini/arr. Douglas Stroud - Ludwig-Masters Publications

The first movement of Boccherini's String Quartet in G Major, Op. 44, No. 4  La Tiranna has been transcribed and edited for string orchestra. It is authentic in realization and the... view details

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Theme and Variations Theme and Variations
Ludwig van Beethoven/arr. Joseph Goodwin - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Adapted for string orchestra, this symphonic movement gives important material to everyone in the ensemble. The solid and mature Classical style makes this an invaluable teaching tool as well as a great... 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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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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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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Waltz of the Flowers Waltz of the Flowers (from "The Nutcracker")
Peter Tchaikovsky/arr. Longfield - Ludwig-Masters Publications

The beloved Tchaikovsky melody everyone knows is the highlight of this exceptional setting for strings that will allow your group to "sing" with their best tones.  This accessible arrangement is guaranteed to... view details
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Symphony No. 1 - First Movement Symphony No. 1 - First Movement (Adagio-Allegro)
Ludwig Van Beethoven/arr. John O'Neill - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Transcribed from Beethoven's full orchestral score, this sparkling arrangement for string orchestra keeps all the fire and youth of the original composition.  With the original key and articulations preserved,... view details
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