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Multicultural Selections for String Orchestra (66)
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Kalimba Lullaby Kalimba Lullaby
Lauren Bernofsky - Grand Mesa Music

This all-pizzicato work for young strings imitates the kalimba, an African instrument also known as an mbira or thumb piano. The sweet, soothing lullaby uses simple rhythms for young players. An authentically... view details
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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Kalinka Kalinka
Ivan Larionov/arr. Robert Longfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

This classic Russian folk dance in the traditional bottle dance format is carefully crafted for developing string ensemble. A terrific opportunity to teach and perform music, style and tradition from... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Korean Folk Song Variants Korean Folk Song Variants (Arirang)
arr. Elliot Del Borgo - Neil A Kjos Music Co

This best-known Korean folksong takes on a new life in this delightful work! Based on the pentatonic scale, the melody is taken through a series of beautiful, reflective and triumphal variations. It will be... view details
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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Krambambuli Krambambuli
arr. Sandra Dackow - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

An old silly song, this tune should be performed with the feeling of a rowdy party! Every section has well-written parts that will provide plenty of learning opportunities. A fun, light addition to any... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Land of the Silver Birch Land of the Silver Birch
arr. Vince Gassi - Highland/Etling Publishing

For a special touch at your next concert, feature one of Canada's most popular folk songs. It's often sung around campfires and makes a perfect cross-cultural study.

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
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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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Lijiang River Landscape Lijiang River Landscape
Albert Wang - Ludwig-Masters Publications

An excellent vehicle for teaching phrasing, Lijiang River Landscape is also a marvelous multicultural addition to your concert. Albert Wang has once again adapted a Chinese folk song to the string... view details
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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
A Little Stream A Little Stream
Albert Wang - Highland/Etling Publishing

One of the most well known folk songs of China, yet less well known elsewhere, this piece describes the beauty of a stream as it moves across the terrain, flowing quickly, flowing slowly, moving quietly and... view details
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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Maharaja Maharaja
Doug Spata - Alfred Music Publishing

Add some sizzle to your next concert with some Bollywood style! Maharaja combines rhythms and motifs from Indian music with exciting melodies. Slurred pizzicato imitates the sound of tabla drums while... view details
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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$49.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Meadowlands Meadowlands (Russian Folk Song)
arr. David Bobrowitz - Ludwig-Masters Publications

This quintessential Russian folksong brings the steppes and plains of the world's biggest country into your concert hall. The dark, forceful tune conjures images of forests, peasant villages and Siberian... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
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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String Orchestra 
MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Memoirs of a Geisha Memoirs of a Geisha
John Williams/arr. Ricketts - Hal Leonard Corporation

With another Oscar-nominated score, John Williams again shows his skills with this evocative soundtrack that blends the rich musical cultures of Japan with those of Western orchestral music. This adaptation... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required OPTIONAL HARP
MMedium
$45.00
Additional Score OPTIONAL HARP
$5.00
Mi Dolor Mi Dolor
Carlos Marcucci/arr. David Scott - TRN Music Pub. Co.

Mi Dolor ("Sorrow") is one of the most famous songs to come from Argentina. Almost every tango orquesta had their own version - like bands doing covers of Beatles songs today. The lyrics tell of... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$60.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
Native American Spirit Native American Spirit
Sara Bongo - Highland/Etling Publishing

Written to recognize the indigenous peoples of America, the haunting melody captures the many trials they have encountered. The "heartbeat" is reminiscent of the American Indian drum, and the entire piece... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Pagodas Pagodas
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Full of exotic colors and beautiful, modal harmonies, Pagodas is the perfect vehicle to highlight all the sections of your string orchestra. An original Asian-flavored theme is followed by four unique,... view details
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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$55.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
Please Remove Your Veil Please Remove Your Veil (Traditional Xinjiang Folk Song of China)
arr. Albert Wang - Highland/Etling Publishing

Very beautiful, yet also thrilling to play, this piece, celebrating young love, is familiar to most Chinese people. It uses slides, syncopation, rich harmonies, and unusual intervals to reflect the exotic... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Postcards from Russia Postcards from Russia
Carrie Lane Gruselle - FJH Music Company Inc

This thrilling set of three Russian folk tunes will put your players (and audience) through their paces! Using a wide variety of dynamics, articulations, and tempi, three 3 tunes - Minka;... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Recuerdos de La Alhambra Recuerdos de La Alhambra (Memories of the Alhambra)
Fransisco Tarrega/arr. McCarrick - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here is one of classical music's most hauntingly beautiful melodies!  This arrangement of Tarrega's beloved guitar work takes full advantage of your string orchestra's capabilities. The melody begins using a... view details
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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$55.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Rhythms of Africa Rhythms of Africa
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Body percussion and conventional percussion add creative textures to this original composition by Soon Hee Newbold. Knee slaps, tongue clucks, and stomps are sprinkled throughout the lush, simple melodies.... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Romanian Folk Dances Romanian Folk Dances
Bela Bartok/arr. Monday - Neil A Kjos Music Co

This arrangement features four of the six dance movements as first arranged by Bartok. Joc Cu Bata; Buciumeana; Poarga Romanesca and Marunte are exotic-sounding and dramatic. These are... view details
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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$48.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Russian Folk Dance Russian Folk Dance
Beth Weber/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

This fiery Russian dance, originally entitled Black Pete, will add a zestful sparkle to any string program. A real crowd-pleaser!... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Sakura, Sakura Sakura, Sakura
Keiko Yamada - Carl Fischer LLC

This beautiful tune, also known as the Cherry Blossom Song, is probably the most famous Japanese folksong outside of Japan. Its haunting melody will enchant your orchestra and audience, as the players... view details
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EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.50
Sanctus Sanctus
arr. Robert W. Smith - C L Barnhouse Company

Robert W. Smith's setting of the traditional African-American hymn is simple, elegant and beautiful. Lyrical, flowing lines provide a welcome opportunity to teach and reinforce phrasing. "Sanctus" is a welcome... view details
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String Orchestra 
BBeginning
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Siyahamba Siyahamba
arr. Douglas Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Bring the wonder of Africa to your orchestra with this fabulous arrangement of the traditional Zulu song, Siyahamba! The bold major sixth and seventh leaps, bring a resolutely hopeful quality to the... view details
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String Orch or Full Orch 
EEasy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$7.00