Orchestra ››  Classical Music for String Orchestra (22)
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1812 Overture
Tchaikovsky/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

This is an excellent selection for an important concert with your string orchestra!  Technical demands are kept well in check.  First violins require some 3rd position work, but all other parts can be played... view details

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Multi-Level Orchestra with optional easy string parts
E-MEasy-Medium
$75.00
Additional Score 
$10.50
The Bells of St. Genevieve
Marin Marais/arr. Smolensky - Tempo Press

Originally written in 1723 for viola da gamba, violin and harpsichord with basso continuo, this arrangement invites players to explore styles and techniques reminiscent of 16th century Baroque music. Each... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$55.00
Additional Score 
$18.00
Canon in D
Johann Pachelbel/arr. Suttle - Tempo Press

Richly arranged with divisi strings and the option of featuring two talented flute students, this arrangement of Pachelbel's famous canon offers a chance for the entire ensemble to improve balance, intonation... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.50
Capriccio Espagnol
Rimsky-Korsakoff/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

This immortal work is now available for string orchestra! Sandra Dackow's expert arrangement for intermediate strings deserves a permanent place in your library. It's a selection you'll want to program again... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$80.00
Additional Score 
MMedium
$12.00
Christmas Concerto (Op. 6, No. 8)
Archangelo Corelli/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

What a wonderful choice for a holiday concert!  Corelli's "Concerti Grossi" are brilliant examples of Baroque orchestral writing, with many sequences, chain suspensions and sharp dynamics.  This is one of the... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$40.00
Additional Score 
$8.50
Concerto Alla Rustica
Vivaldi/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

Vivaldi's famous concerto for strings is a real crowd pleaser that your orchestra will love to play!  From the opening 9/8 "Presto" to the "Adagio" inner movement to the brisk conclusion, this one is great... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$10.50
Contredanse en Rondeau (from "Divertimento, K. 213")
W.A. Mozart/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

This easy arrangement of the delightful Mozart work is an excellent way to expose your young strings to Mozart's genius!... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Dance of the Tumblers (from The Snow Maiden)
Rimsky-Korsakoff/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

This delightful work by Rimsky-Korsakoff will be a great selection for any concert, and is especially suitable for festivals or contests. Recorded by Michigan State University Orchestra on the CD... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$10.50
Danse Bacchanale (from "Samson et Dalila")
Camille Saint-Saens/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

"Samson et Dalila" is one of the 19th century opera blockbusters. This intermediate arrangement of the famous Danse Bacchanale utilizes considerable divisi writing to recreate the texture of the... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$85.00
Additional Score 
$15.00
March of the Meistersingers (from "Die Meistersinger")
Richard Wagner/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

Sandra Dackow has arranged Richard Wagner's immortal March Of The Meistersingers in an easy setting that is playable by all strings in the first position. An excellent choice for rehearsal and... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
EEasy
$8.50
Mars (from "The Planets")
Gustav Holst/arr. McCashin - Tempo Press

This rigorous string orchestra arrangement maintains all the intensity of the battle-like movement, which is constantly in motion, and suggests feelings of terror or the reign of fear. It is a powerful, rich... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$75.00
Additional Score 
$12.00
Mock Morris
Percy Grainger/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

"Always merry and bright" is how Grainger described this cheerful tune!  Composed in the style of the traditional English "Morris Dance," this completely original work could be described as sort of an English... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$60.00
Additional Score 
$10.50
Molly on the Shore
Percy Grainger/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

A rollicking good time! Not another "Celtic clone," this is actually a setting of two Irish reels Grainger arranged for string quartet in 1907.  It retains much of its quartet flavor by giving each section... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$10.50
String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Orpheus in the Underworld (Finale)
Jacques Offenbach/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

This is unusually nice! Comprised of well known and loved Offenbach themes, including Can-Can, and playable all in the first position, this is a truly exciting work that you, your students and your audiences... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$60.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
Prelude and Fugue in G Minor
J. S. Bach/arr. Frost - Tempo Press

This prelude and fugue may be just the piece to introduce your students to Baroque counterpoint as done by the master of fugues himself, J. S. Bach.  Dramatic contrasts in this darker key will bring out a new... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$35.00
Additional Score 
$9.50
Full Score 
$6.00
Saint Anthony Chorale
F.J. Haydn/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

This traditional chorale, here in a very careful arrangement by Sandra Dackow, will serve as a highly effective teaching tool for your young orchestra. ... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$40.00
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VEVery Easy
$5.00
Sarabande and Gavotte (from "French Suites Nos. 1 & 5")
J.S. Bach/arr. Longfield - Tempo Press

Brilliantly pairing two pieces with contrasting styles, this arrangement gives students an opportunity to study works of a famous composer in a setting where all parts have interesting lines or motives. ... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.50
Sonata II
W.A. Mozart/arr. Conley - Tempo Press

Requiring lots of concentration and musicality from performers with its slow 6/8 tempo and constant dynamic demands, this beautiful second movement from this Mozart piano sonata offers a nice change of pace... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.50
Symphony No. 1 in D Major (Movement II)
Gustav Mahler / arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

This scherzo-like 2nd movement from Mahler's "First Symphony" is a vigorous, exuberant work that evokes rustic good times. Excellent for building confidence and teaching aggressive playing, this is a superb... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$10.50
Symphony No. 8 in G Major (Finale)
Dvorak/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

The Finale from Dvorak's "Symphony No. 8 In G Major," with its oft-recurring, very strong theme, is a most impressive work for any performance!... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$60.00
Additional Score 
$10.50
Trepak (from "Nutcracker Suite")
P.I. Tchaikovsky/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

This is incredibly nice! It's the famous Trepak from Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker Suite" in an absolutely delightful arrangement by Sandra Dackow that will really bring your winter concert to life!... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$10.50
William Tell Overture (Finale)
Rossini/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

One of the most famous of all overtures, thanks in part to its use as a TV theme. While somewhat challenging, there are optional easy string and percussion parts included that make this a very useful edition.... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$60.00
Additional Score 
$10.00