Orchestra ››  Original Concert Works for String Orchestra (26)
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Apollo Suite
Merle Isaac - Alfred Music Publishing

An exceptionally fine contribution to the literature for very young instrumentalists. Recorded by Michigan State University Orchestra on the CD, "Teaching Music Through Performance in Orchestra Volume... view details

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$60.00
String Orchestra e-Print
VEVery Easy
$60.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Appalachian Sunrise
Doris Gazda - Neil A Kjos Music Co

This is an expressive depiction of the beauty of a sunrise in the Appalachian Mountains. The lush harmonies vividly convey the appreciation for nature that inspired the composer.... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Arlington Sketches
Elliot Del Borgo - Alfred Music Publishing

This is a classic Del Borgo style piece...rhythmically exciting and harmonically rich. In addition, the contrasting middle section allows for attention to tonal development, balance and blend. A guaranteed... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$60.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MMedium
$60.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Canyon Sunset
John Caponegro - Kendor Music, Inc.

Your strings will enjoy the chance to paint this musical picture! Composer and arranger John Caponegro is well-known for his fine writing for young string players. Recorded by Michigan State University... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Celtic Dance
Mark Williams - Alfred Music Publishing

Young string players will love getting a hold of this playable original dance in the Celtic style. Written in E dorian mode, the work uses only the notes of a one-octave D major scale, and makes a fine... view details

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$42.00
String Orchestra e-Print
VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
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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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$42.00
String Orchestra e-Print
VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Dragonhunter
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

There's a dragon on the loose (you can hear him in the bass and cello sections) and your strings are in on the hunt! The medieval-sounding excitement is all created using notes from the D scale, no slurs, and... view details

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String Orchestra 
BBeginning
$42.00
String Orchestra e-Print
BBeginning
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
El Toro
Donald Brubaker - Alfred Music Publishing

This bold Spanish composition includes easy solos for violin and cello. The excitement and color of the bullfight are displayed in the playable music.... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$60.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$60.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Fantasia for Strings
Elliot Del Borgo - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

This fine work begins in a vigorous style, followed by a contrasting melodic statement and an energetic reprise. An excellent selection for developing strings.... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$59.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$59.00
Additional Score 
MEMedium Easy
$6.00
Fantasia on an Original Theme
Joseph Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

This is a poignant and distinctively Irish-flavored fantasia in a cantabile style. Violists will love the opening soli introduction that is quite beautiful. A very nice piece at the intermediate level.... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
MEMedium Easy
$6.00
Gift
William Hofeldt - Opus One Publications

An original "Aria" for string orchestra, The Gift allows you to work on expression and sustained playing and contains some extremely beautiful chromatic passages!... view details

Kingsbridge March
William Dyson - Opus One Publications

This processional march is in the style of Elgar and Walton, and has a distinct English flavor. Good string writing avoids shifting and extensions, and offers the opportunity to work on both detache and legato... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Las Mariposas Exoticas
Doug Spata - Alfred Music Publishing

"Exotic Butterflies" is the translation of the title of this Latin-flavored selection. Written in a style to imitate an Argentinean guitar, pizzicato strings and lilting melodies create the light effect... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$48.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Little Symphony
Carold Nunez - Neil A Kjos Music Co

This lively piece was composed in the style of Mozart, although the composer's own personality does shine through. There is a strong emphasis on different bowing techniques including spiccato, legato bowing,... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Lullaby
William Hofeldt - Neil A Kjos Music Co

Here is a work of simplicity and beauty with some contemporary harmonies. Recorded by Michigan State University Orchestra on the CD, Teaching Music Through Performance in Orchestra Volume 1 - Pepper... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Str Pak/Add. String Set 
MEMedium Easy
$12.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Mantras
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

This fascinating, contemporary original will create a level of excitement not often found at this level! Easy mixed meter, modal scales and driving syncopations combine to create an ideal concert and contest... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Night Shift
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Take a look at this driving, modal composition that's loaded with some great techniques! As the title implies, early shifting is the main focus, with pizzicato and easy 16th notes added for variety. All... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$42.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$42.00
String Orchestra 
EEasy
$6.00
Palladio
Karl Jenkins - Boosey & Hawkes

This is the enchanting music used in the De Beers "Diamonds" commercial! Subtitled Concerto Grosso, it consists of three separate movements, each eminently attractive and using some "minimalist"... view details

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String Orchestra 
MAMedium-Advanced
$65.00
String Orchestra 
$7.75
Petite Tango
Casimer Kriechbaum - Alfred Music Publishing

Optional piano and percussion make this a truly fun work for young strings! Recorded by Michigan State University Orchestra on the CD, Teaching Music Through Performance in Orchestra Volume 1.... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$48.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Rites of Tamburo
Robert W. Smith - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Explosive, powerful and dramatic, here's a work that your orchestra can really sink their teeth into! Entrancing instrumental colors burst into splashes of energy from the brass and rhythm sections, biting... view details

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String Orch or Full Orch 
MMedium
$63.00
String Orch or Full Orch e-Print
MMedium
$63.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Rosin Eating Zombies from Outer Space
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Don't miss this! If there is one piece your developing orchestra will love rehearsing and performing, it's this one! This programmatic piece spins a tale of mayhem and mischief as the rosin eating zombies... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Sahara Crossing
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Sounds of a desert caravan are found in this fun and exciting original by Richard Meyer. It's an excellent piece to reinforce the tonal color of low first finger notes (Eb and Bb). The bouncing cello and... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$42.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Spring Breezes
arr. Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Try this tender folksong from Taiwan to develop your students' sensitive and lyric style. Accompanied by lush, modern-sounding harmonies, the melody is passed to each section. The solos for violin and cello... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$48.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Suite for Strings
John Rutter - Goodmusic

In the tradition of Britten, Holst, and Vaughan Williams before him, British composer John Rutter has composed a wonderful work for strings based on the rich legacy of folk music of the British Isles. World... view details

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String Orchestra Full Score & Set 4/4/3/4/2
MMedium
$53.50
Additional Score Full Score
MMedium
$13.00
Individual Part Violin 1
MMedium
$3.25
Individual Part Violin 2
MMedium
$3.25
Individual Part Viola
MMedium
$3.25
Individual Part Cello
MMedium
$3.25
Individual Part Bass
MMedium
$3.25