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Lighter Selections for String Orchestra (19)
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Alla Tchaikovsky Alla Tchaikovsky
arr. Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Check out this fabulous show-stopper, because it's a "must-play" for your orchestra! Incorporating 22 different melodies from the works of Tchaikovsky, this is an incredibly clever and sometimes humorous... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$6.00
Ashokan Farewell Ashokan Farewell (from The Civil War)
arr. Calvin Custer - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

The simple, memorable theme from the acclaimed PBS series makes excellent concert fare. Calvin Custer's realistic treatment includes the easy violin solo, piano and percussion. This is technically quite easy,... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$53.00
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$7.00
Celtic Suite Celtic Suite
arr. Kathy L. Fishburn - Wingert-Jones Publications

Two beautiful folk melodies in the graceful style of Celtic music. Including Bonnie Doon and The Minstrel Boy, contrasts between the movements make this an interesting concert and festival... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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$6.00
Clog Dance Clog Dance
Elliot Del Borgo - Kendor Music, Inc.

Super fun for first year players! Elliot really knows what beginners are capable of, and has written a piece that lets them have fun doing what they can, while really making some music! Lots of open string... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
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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$6.00
Danny Boy Danny Boy
arr. Harry Alshin - Alfred Music Publishing

Lovely, interweaving countermelodies create a rich inner texture in this beautiful arrangement of the timeless love song. Sensibly placed in the key of D Major, this beautiful arrangement will have lasting... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$6.00
El Toro El Toro
Donald Brubaker - Alfred Music Publishing

This bold Spanish composition includes easy solos for violin and cello. The excitement and color of the bullfight are displayed in the playable music.... view details
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EEasy
$60.00
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$6.00
Fiddler's Hoedown Fiddler's Hoedown
arr. Robert Gillespie - Hal Leonard Corporation

Everyone knows young string players love that fiddle sound, and this fun piece based on Boil Them Cabbage Down will motivate all your students! It's very, very easy to play, suitable for students who... view details
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BBeginning
$30.00
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$3.00
Fiddles on Fire Fiddles on Fire
Mark Williams - Alfred Music Publishing

Rosin up the bow, call out the Fire Department, and let's go! This thrilling work is a modal display of beginning virtuosity, and takes full advantage of that open 5th "fiddle sound." You'll have parents... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
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$6.00
Frog in a Tree Frog in a Tree
Ed Siennicki - Alfred Music Publishing

Here's a lively fiddle tune that students will enjoy. It offers lots of eighth notes, and opportunities to work on open double stops.... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
M to the Third Power M to the Third Power
Carold Nunez - Shawnee Press

The title refers to the three "M's" of Minor; Meter, and Mix and it is a dynamic piece for teaching and performing. Recorded by Michigan State University Orchestra on the CD, Teaching Music Through... view details
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March of the Metro Gnome March of the Metro Gnome
Fred Hubbell - Kendor Music, Inc.

An easy novelty piece that students love to play. Recorded by Michigan State University Orchestra on the CD, Teaching Music Through Performance in Orchestra Volume 1 -  Pepper #5973728. ... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Plink Plank Plunk Plink Plank Plunk
Leroy Anderson - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Pizzicato playing is fascinating to play and to watch, but coming from the skilled pen of Leroy Anderson, it becomes an event! Let your kids put down their bows and dazzle the audience with this one! (All... view details
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MMedium
$59.00
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$7.00
Rosin Eating Zombies from Outer Space Rosin Eating Zombies from Outer Space
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Don't miss this! If there is one piece your developing orchestra will love rehearsing and performing, it's this one! This programmatic piece spins a tale of mayhem and mischief as the rosin eating zombies... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$6.00
Sahara Crossing Sahara Crossing
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Sounds of a desert caravan are found in this fun and exciting original by Richard Meyer. It's an excellent piece to reinforce the tonal color of low first finger notes (Eb and Bb). The bouncing cello and... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
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$6.00
Shoe Symphony Shoe Symphony
John Caponegro - Kendor Music, Inc.

Here's a super novelty featuring foot-stomping and shuffling! All stomps and shuffles are written with precise rhythms, and are an excellent way to reinforce rhythmic training. The string parts are... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Simple Square Dance Simple Square Dance
Dorothy Straub - Boosey & Hawkes

This is a quite easy yet unusually effective selection that your young students will really enjoy! Written to maximize the abilities of beginning players, this "fun" piece will both motivate and reward your... view details
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EEasy
$35.00
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$6.95
Spring Breezes Spring Breezes
arr. Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Try this tender folksong from Taiwan to develop your students' sensitive and lyric style. Accompanied by lush, modern-sounding harmonies, the melody is passed to each section. The solos for violin and cello... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
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$6.00
Walking Basses Walking Basses
Merle Isaac - Alfred Music Publishing

Merle Isaac's jazzy number featuring pizzicato basses has been a customer favorite for many years! This simple and playable tune is one of the earliest jazz string numbers for students available today.   ... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
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$6.00