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Backcountry Ramble Backcountry Ramble
Bob Lipton - FJH Music Company Inc

Based entirely on a one-octave D Major scale, this jovial work is an ideal selection for the lighter portion of your concert. Features a fun, dance-like character, but also serves as an introduction to section... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Basses Loaded Basses Loaded
Carrie Lane Gruselle - FJH Music Company Inc

Let your bass section shine and groove in this upbeat medley of funk, swing and good ol' fashioned rock n' roll!  Opportunities for improvisation are included (with written parts as well) and an optional... view details
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MMedium
$55.00
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$5.00
Bayou Self Bayou Self
Cathy Morris - FJH Music Company Inc

This Cajun kicker tips its hat to good times and familiar favorites! Quarter notes are the heartbeat that keep the rhythm steady through the call and response, foot stomps, and double stops. Add a dash of... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$5.00
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
Brazilian Spice Brazilian Spice
Cathy Morris - FJH Music Company Inc

Transform your orchestra into a Latin band with this burnin' jazz samba. Featuring solo violin (electric or acoustic) along with full rhythm section, this chart centers on a blues-like melody with traditional... view details
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String Orchestra with Rhythm Section
MMedium
$60.00
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$5.00
Bushwhacker Stomp Bushwhacker Stomp
Keith Sharp - FJH Music Company Inc

This enjoyable original fiddle tune is sure to be a huge favorite with your students!  The cello and double bass parts are divided into melody and harmony, so directors can keep their advanced students busy... view details
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EEasy
$50.00
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$5.00
Calypso Coupe Calypso Coupe
Carrie Lane Gruselle - FJH Music Company Inc

Enjoy this whimsical depiction of a seaside car ride, complete with a cast of percussion toys as honking horns and passing bicyclists. In addition to the comic relief, students will experience syncopation, a... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
EEasy
$45.00
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$5.00
"D" Jam Blues "D" Jam Blues
William Owens - FJH Music Company Inc

Written with optional drum set, this simple swing chart provides a wonderful opportunity for students to explore jazz without a great deal of technical demands. No solos in this one; just straight-ahead fun... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Double Trouble Double Trouble
Lauren Bernofsky - FJH Music Company Inc

Here's a punchy teaching tune to make the key of D come to life! All the voices have fun with the edgy and rhythmic eighth note "double trouble" motif. Emphasis on accents and tight ensemble playing will make... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Fiddlin' with the Classics Fiddlin' with the Classics
Deborah Baker Monday - FJH Music Company Inc

Where will you find Lil' Liza Jane next to George Frideric Handel? In this classy clutch of classics commingled with fiddle favorites! Beloved themes from Mozart and Beethoven are layered and... view details
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Hey Fiddle Fiddle Hey Fiddle Fiddle
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Here's a nice opener or encore!  The upbeat nature of the tune offers a few hints of Copland, but it remains easy and is also very likeable.  There's even some stomps and hand claps to add to the experience.... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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$5.00
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
La Sortija La Sortija
Michael S. O'Brien - FJH Music Company Inc

Based on the lively Argentinian milonga dance, this exuberant work settles into an infectious groove with highly rhythmic melodies. Featured melodies get passed around the violin, viola and cello sections,... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$5.00
Las Palmas Las Palmas
Bob Lipton - FJH Music Company Inc

Fiery original melodies take center stage in this spicy selection. One group of students will be assigned to clap authentic Flamenco rhythms, while the rest of the orchestra plays with the flair of a... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$5.00
Mama Don't Low Mama Don't Low
Carrie Lane Gruselle - FJH Music Company Inc

There's lots of spunk to this American folk favorite! Clever and tuneful, everyone gets a chance with the melody and a little counterpoint. Occasional accidentals really keep this one rolling along! ... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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$5.00
Melrose Avenue Melrose Avenue
California Guitar Trio - FJH Music Company Inc

High energy! This contemporary arrangement of an original by The California Guitar Trio has a bustling, exotic feel with layers of rhythmic ostinato, meter changes and intrigue. ... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
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$5.00
Millipede Madness Millipede Madness
Lauren Bernofsky - FJH Music Company Inc

A misunderstood millipede's nonstop movement takes center stage in this humorous composition. Simple finger patterns allow a rhythmic focus on eighth notes, as well as attention to bow arm technique. Sure... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Pepperoni Pizza Rock Pepperoni Pizza Rock
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

A mouth-watering teaching piece that introduces common rhythmic phrases and a little improvisation (complete with guide notes)! Doubled voices and simple optional drum set make a comfortable groove for... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Postcard from Mars Postcard from Mars
Lauren Bernofsky - FJH Music Company Inc

Looking for a fun, yet stimulating piece for your group? Then how about some music from Mars? This fantastic original work contains all the notes from traditional minor and major scales, but you have never... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Rhythm and Blues Rhythm and Blues
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

This crowd-pleaser shows the fun side of composer Soon Hee Newbold!  Parents and students alike will enjoy the catchy melody and blues line in the cellos and basses.  There's excellent use of clapping,... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Rock Riffs Rock Riffs
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Hot rock original from Soon Hee Newbold! Exciting, grooving intro gives way to powerful riffs and updated phrasing. Fun for all your players. Drums optional. ... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Rubber Chicken Soup Rubber Chicken Soup
Lauren Bernofsky - FJH Music Company Inc

Based on the word rhythm of "Rubber Chicken Soup" (four eighth notes and a quarter note), this delightful novelty has a wealth of teaching and musical applications. Ideal for teaching eighth notes, but also... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Samba La Bamba Samba La Bamba
William Owens - FJH Music Company Inc

Samba is a Brazilian dance and music genre reflecting West African roots. William Owens captures the essence of the style with just five notes, piano, and a little hand percussion for beginning-level strings. ... view details
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BBeginning
$40.00
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$5.00
String Me Along String Me Along
Erik Morales - FJH Music Company Inc

Embark on an exciting jazz adventure with this fantastic swing chart for strings and drum set. Incredible harmonies mimic a modern jazz orchestra as the music moves through shout choruses, break strains, and... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$5.00