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Cabbage Countdown Cabbage Countdown (Variations on Boil Them Cabbage Down)
Bob Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

Here's a fun set of variations on the American fiddle tune, Bile Them Cabbage Down. You'll entertain your audience and teach your orchestra a few things along the way. Solid first-year rhythm patterns... view details
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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Cancion del Amor Cancion del Amor
Tim McCarrick - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

An outstanding original tune inspired by love songs of the Mexican countryside.  Optional, very simple guitar, piano, and percussion parts are included.  This one will be fun for all and is a great way to... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Caribbean Capers Caribbean Capers
Elliot Del Borgo - Elliot Del Borgo Publications

Get ready to be transported to an island in the Caribbean Sea! This work for string orchestra and percussion captures the calypso sound and spirit. Syncopated rhythms come to life and make you feel as though... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
EEasy
$5.00
Cascade Cascade
Bert Ligon - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here's an original jazz tune that will have the entire orchestra feelin' cool. Contemporary harmonies, laid-back drumset and a rhythmic groove create this fresh sound. The melody "cascades" through each... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MMedium
$59.00
Additional Score 
MMedium
$8.00
Central Coach Special Central Coach Special
Calvin Custer - Hal Leonard Corporation

Hold on to your hat! This feisty piece is a fiddler's dream. All sections will get in on the fun as the stagecoach pulls into your concert! ... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MMedium
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.50
Chicken Foot Transplant Chicken Foot Transplant
Matt Turner - Carl Fischer LLC

Put on your dancin' shoes! This entertaining and infectious "Bo Diddley" groove offers a smorgasbord of blues, country fiddling and funk, with added flair by a drumset. There's even a solo section, which may... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.50
Danny Rocks Danny Rocks (A Celtic Explosion)
Bob Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

A trio of terrific tunes! An air, a jig, and a reel done in a Celtic rock style! The plaintive sounds of Danny Boy, also known as Londonderry Air starts things off. Next, the Swallowtail... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
El Gato Pizzicato El Gato Pizzicato
Richard Meyer - Highland/Etling Publishing

Imaginations will run wild during this charming Spanish salute to cats, as you set the mood with glissando "meows", threatening "hisses," and an enthusiastic visit from a dog. A great way to introduce shifting... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
EEasy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Fiesta Fiesta
Kenneth Baird - Hal Leonard Corporation

Turn your concert stage into a party with this sunny and authentic sounding piece. The meter alternates between 6/8 and 3/4 making the eighth note the driving force throughout. A bubbly little tune sure to put... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Finger Rock! Finger Rock!
Bob Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

Easy rock that is perfect for beginners!  They can sound cool, have fun and practice finger patterns.  All sections have interesting parts as the piece practices the movement from F natural to F# and from C... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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$6.00
Gabriella's Calypso Holiday Gabriella's Calypso Holiday
Bob Cerulli - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

The happy melody rhythms of this calypso tune will transport your ensemble and audience to a tropical paradise. A nice lighter selection, ideal for any concert program. ... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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EEasy
$6.00
La Paloma La Paloma
Sebastian Yradier/arr. Longfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

Everyone will recognize this famous tango, also known as The Dove, and its signature traditional tango rhythms that mix triplets against dotted duple figures. Robert's new arrangement is well designed... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Queen Bee Queen Bee
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

Give your string group a chance to enjoy this favorite Sammy Nestico composition from the Count Basie library. Fully notated rhythm section parts are included, along with stylistically written solos for each... view details
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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$52.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Recorda Me Recorda Me
Joe Henderson/arr. Caputo - Alfred Music Publishing

A relaxed samba style interpretation of this jazz classic that will delight!  A written out solo is provided as well as an improvisation scale guide to assist students in becoming comfortable improvising.... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Samba del Sol Samba del Sol
Doug Spata - Highland/Etling Publishing

The sunny, Latin style shines brightly in this all-pizzicato piece.  Easy rhythms on the D and A strings, back-and-forth melodies and breezy tunes that pass between the sections make this a fantastic and fun... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
VEVery Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Sing, Sing, Sing Sing, Sing, Sing
Louis Prima/arr. Marshall & Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

This has been a showstopper from the Benny Goodman Big Band in the past to jazz bands of today - but now, straight from the Barrage stage show is a version for strings that will rock your world!  This has long... view details
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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$60.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Spy Vs. Spy Spy Vs. Spy
Matt Turner - Carl Fischer LLC

This dashing piece, reminiscent of spy theme music from the '60s and '70s, is a fun change-of-pace, selection for your next concert. A solo section gives students an opportunity to improvise, plus conga and... view details
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EEasy
$50.00
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$6.50
Tango Mariana Tango Mariana
Joseph Compello - Carl Fischer LLC

Introduce your young players to tango with this authentic-sounding original work. Lots of bowing technique and counting will keep them on their toes as they navigate through a variety of expressions and... view details
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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.50
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$50.00
Tango Mysterioso Tango Mysterioso
Susan H. Day - Highland/Etling Publishing

Winner of the 2011 Texas Orchestra Directors Association Composition Contest, this mysterious sounding tango is written in the keys of C minor and D minor, with much consideration given to make sure all parts... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Tico Tico Tico Tico
Zequinha de Abreu/arr. Lipton - Grand Mesa Music

Perhaps the most famous example of Brazilian Choro music, this piece is made accessible to high school players in this sterling arrangement featuring a whistle and a section that uses strings as percussion... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Today Today
Robert Gardner - Highland/Etling Publishing

An intense, up-tempo piece in a power rock style, similar to the Ramones, Green Day, or Foo Fighters that students will enjoy performing because it utilizes an aggressive style that is fun to perform, and a... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Tumbleweed Blues Tumbleweed Blues
George T. Frueh - Kendor Music, Inc.

This western style blues original lets young groups experience the fun of playing swing style. It features easy but effective rhythmic patterns and offers the perfect opportunity to share the history of the... view details
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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$42.00
String Orchestra e-Print
VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
VEVery Easy
$6.00