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Arizona Sun Arizona Sun
Mark Wood - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Inspired by the beauty and power of the American southwest, specifically the Grand Canyon State, this work features two sections allowing players to improvise. In the key of A Major, it's based on a... view details

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EEasy
$80.00
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EEasy
$10.00
Bach to Rock Bach to Rock
Mark Wood - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Written as a tribute to the great composer Johann Sebastian Bach, it showcases the beauty of 17th century music with a more contemporary rock feel. The rock aspects of the work are in the harmonies, and in... view details

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MMedium
$90.00
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MMedium
$10.00
Come Fly With Me Come Fly With Me
Mark Wood - Ludwig-Masters Publications

This piece comes from a personal visualization of flying while improvising music. It combines classical and American rock styles, while creating a vehicle for musicians to "spread... view details

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MMedium
$80.00
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MMedium
$10.00
Double Fun Double Fun
John O'Neill - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Scored for two soloists with string orchestra, this happy song is a rollicking romp of pure enjoyment. Conceived for two horns, the set comes with optional parts for a variety of instruments so you can use... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
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$6.00
Fiddle Faddle Hoedown Fiddle Faddle Hoedown
Thom Sharp - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Your first-years will fiddle their hearts out during this foot-stomper. This selection focuses on repeated 16th note patterns at a quick tempo, building confidence through lots of unison playing. Get out your... view details
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
I'm Always Chasing Rainbows I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
Harry Carroll/arr. Lewis - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Lush harmonies and a timeless melody are a perfect fit for strings.  The descending chromatic scale leads enchantingly into the dreamlike beauty of the string orchestra. A great selection for a pops concert! ... view details
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MMedium
$42.00
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$5.00
Pizzicati Pizzicati (Scherzettino from "Sylvia")
Leo Delibes/arr. Stroud - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Delibes' music for the ballet "Sylvia" was often considered more interesting than the ballet itself. The scherzettino known as Pizzicati is an excellent example of how Delibes dictated action, as you... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Play a Simple Melody Play a Simple Melody
Irving Berlin/arr. Lewis - Ludwig-Masters Publications

A timeless tune from Irving Berlin, scored in a timeless manner, this piece was composed for the musical "Watch Your Step." It belies its title with rich harmonies that give great depth of sonority to the... view details
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$45.00
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$6.00
A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody
Irving Berlin/arr. Lewis - Ludwig-Masters Publications

This familiar tune by Irving Berlin became the signature theme song for "The Ziegfeld Follies." It's truly a classic standard that adds a nostalgic touch to any concert program. ... view details
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MMedium
$42.00
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$5.00
Revenge of the Dust Bunnies Revenge of the Dust Bunnies
Dan Adams - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Just when you thought it was safe to look under the bed, the dust bunnies have returned for their ultimate revenge! Some added percussion and an optional piano make this a real treat for your orchestra. A... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Simple Hoedown Simple Hoedown
Jason W. Krug - Ludwig-Masters Publications

This upbeat piece has it all: an energetic key (G major), simple syncopation, a variety of bow strokes to work on, melodic interest in all parts, and even a passage where you may allow violin 2 and viola to... view details

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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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VEVery Easy
$6.00
Speaking Alien Speaking Alien
Chris Campbell - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Learn to speak alien, using colorful dissonances and chromaticism. Approach the rhythmic aspects of alien-speak through dotted notes and syncopation. There are opportunities to work on shifting (violin 1,... view details

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EEasy
$48.00
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EEasy
$8.00
Spy Guy Spy Guy
Alan Bernstein - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Try this sneaky way to teach chromatic fingerings and half position. The syncopated theme makes appearances in all sections, both in pizzicato and arco. Your middle school orchestra will love this... view details

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EEasy
$48.00
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EEasy
$6.00
Wood's Bolero Wood's Bolero
Mark Wood & Joseph Baldassare - Ludwig-Masters Publications

The fun Spanish rock feel, evoking flamenco dancing and even the excitement of a bull fighting arena, comes from the urgent rhythms and modal harmonies common to boleros of all types. The rock aspects can... view details

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MMedium
$80.00
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MMedium
$5.00
Wood's Bolero Wood's Bolero
Mark Wood & Joseph Baldassare - Ludwig-Masters Publications

The fun Spanish rock feel, evoking flamenco dancing and even the excitement of a bull fighting arena, comes from the urgent rhythms and modal harmonies common to boleros of all types. The rock aspects can... view details

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EEasy
$80.00
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EEasy
$5.00