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221B Baker Street 221B Baker Street
Jeffrey Bishop - Wingert-Jones Publications

The title of this exciting musical depiction is, of course, the residence of Sherlock Holmes.  The three musical motifs depict Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson and the arch-villain Professor Moriarity.  The music... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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$7.00
Alla Tchaikovsky Alla Tchaikovsky
arr. Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Incorporating 22 different melodies from the works of Tchaikovsky, this is an incredibly clever and sometimes humorous medley that even includes the 1812 Overture accompanied by the popping of... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$56.00
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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
$54.00
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$10.00
Attack! Attack!
Jeffrey Frizzi - Kendor Music, Inc.

The dark sound of D minor is paired with aggressive, repeated down bow strokes to create a mood of impending doom for beginning string groups. A great way for teaching low 2nd finger, double stops and B flats,... view details
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Blue Fire Fiddler Blue Fire Fiddler
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Energetic, exciting and fun, are the words that best describe this kickin' fiddle tune. This fast and furious fiddling piece sounds much harder than it really is. Riffs, finger patterns and bowings are very... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$5.00
Blue Rhythmico Blue Rhythmico
Kirt N. Mosier - Wingert-Jones Publications

Like the title implies, there's a powerful rhythm and some jazzy blue notes, nothing subtle here!  This original uses guitar-like riffs and a driving ostinato bass line in the low strings to build up to a... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Cello Squadron Cello Squadron
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Listen closely and you'll hear them coming...it's the Cello Squadron to the rescue! This fun and exciting section feature has it all - roaring airplane engines (on cello C strings of course!),... view details

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EEasy
$46.00
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$6.00
Celtic Suite Celtic Suite
Traditional/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
$45.00
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$6.00
Concerto for Triangle Concerto for Triangle
Mike Hannickel - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's a unique way to add some fun to your program.  Staged with a featured player, this piece unfolds with numerous missed opportunities for the triangle soloist (maybe a local celebrity, like the principal,... view details
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VEVery Easy
$35.00
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$5.00
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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$8.00
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
$49.00
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$9.00
Ear Igami Ear Igami
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Ear-igami is a fascinating musical tribute to the ancient Japanese art of paper folding. Instead of a bow, each performer uses a piece of paper to make sounds and to "play" their instrument. Your... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$56.00
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$7.00
Entry of the Tumblers Entry of the Tumblers
Elliot Del Borgo - Carl Fischer LLC

An ideal piece for early string orchestra!  Although it can be played by any student who has learned the D scale, Del Borgo's creative composing makes it sound much harder than it is.  Thanks to some contrary... view details
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BBeginning
$45.00
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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
$46.00
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$8.00
Folk Tune and Fiddle Dance Folk Tune and Fiddle Dance
Percy Fletcher - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

A long-time favorite for festival and contest, Percy Fletcher's two-movement suite has been a choice teaching piece for school orchestras.  In true English folk style, the first movement has multiple sections... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$65.00
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$18.95
Fright Night Fright Night
arr. Larry Moore - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here are all your favorite "scare tactic" tunes, assembled in clever fashion in a quick-fire medley with as many as can fit into two minutes or less. Includes: Monster Mash; Jaws; Night on Bald... view details

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EEasy
$45.00
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$5.00
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
$46.00
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$8.00
Guest Soloist Guest Soloist
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Your audience will get a real chuckle from this fun, interactive piece that spotlights a volunteer from the audience playing on a two-string violin (or any instrument you choose to use). This delightful... view details
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EEasy
$46.00
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$6.00
House of Untold Horrors House of Untold Horrors
Lauren Bernofsky - FJH Music Company Inc

This work uses narrator and easy-to-perform string "special effects" to tell the horrific but comical story of Willoughbus Wallaby, a ghostly house and its resident kitty!  Your audience will be amazed by the... view details
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Instant Recruiting Concert Instant Recruiting Concert
arr. Bob Phillips - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here's a great recruitment tool from master recruiter Bob Phillips! Take this to any school and you are sure to capture their attention. First in the collection is a great medley of all the famous classical... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$61.00
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$9.00
Knick, Knock Knick, Knock
Michael Hopkins - Kendor Music, Inc.

This great novelty piece will be so much fun for the players and audience! It will also help to develop good posture (standing up and sitting down), flexibility in the left hand (tapping on strings and top of... view details
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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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. This impressive teaching piece features a mixture of the melodic and harmonic minor forms,... view details

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