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Dramatic Essay Dramatic Essay
Mark Williams - Alfred Music Publishing

This remarkably simple, yet sophisticated sounding piece from Mark Williams allows for the development of many expressive possibilities in young players. Syncopation and spicatto are explored and developed... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$46.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Night Shift 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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EEasy
$46.00
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$8.00
Across the Wind Across the Wind
Doug Spata - Highland/Etling Publishing

Thrilling melodies swoop and soar over bristling ostinatos in this exciting concert overture in F Major. With a triumphant style and dramatic range of emotions, players will enjoy performing this piece. Many... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$56.00
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$10.00
Rustic Dance Rustic Dance
Mark Williams - Alfred Music Publishing

This delightful work for beginning string orchestra uses only a one-octave D Major scale plus open strings to evoke the spirit of a lively country dance. The interplay between forte and piano provides practice... view details
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BBeginning
$46.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Rosin Eating Zombies from Outer Space 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
$56.00
Additional Score 
$9.00
Jasmine Flower Jasmine Flower
arr. Douglas Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here is a very beautiful setting of the traditional Chinese folk song Molihua. This tune is a vital part of Chinese New Year celebrations and was featured at the 2004 Summer Olympics. The soothing... view details
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VEVery Easy
$46.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Walk of the Silent Zombies Walk of the Silent Zombies
Bob Phillips - Highland/Etling Publishing

For Halloween or any scary time, this eerie, yet easy piece remains on the G, D, and A strings in first position and reinforces F natural on the D string for all instruments. Add skits and theatrics and,... view details

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Agincourt Agincourt
Doug Spata - Alfred Music Publishing

Adventurous groups will like playing this dramatic modal work in 7/8 time.  The pattern is a consistent 2+2+3.  It's inspired by the climactic battle scene in Shakespeare's "Henry V," and audiences will be... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$9.00
Antagonist Antagonist
Larry Clark - Carl Fischer LLC

In every great story there is always an antagonist, the character whose opposing force is central to the success of the story.  This concept has been applied to music in this selection for string orchestra.... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
Miniature Symphony Miniature Symphony
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

This brilliantly simple four-movement "symphony" is perfect for beginning string players who are just starting to read. Using only the notes of the D Major scale,  each movement focuses on a distinct reading... view details
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BBeginning
$46.00
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$8.00
First Scale March First Scale March
Mark Williams - Alfred Music Publishing

What a perfect way to celebrate learning that very first scale! Using only a one-octave D-major scale and quarter notes, all sections join in the fun as the scale is played both forward and backward in the... view details
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BBeginning
$46.00
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$6.00
The Code The Code
Alan Lee Silva - Carl Fischer LLC

Like the underscore of an international spy movie, this piece promises drama from the opening bar. The evocative harmonies, plus tight moving lines and syncopated rhythms, immediately catch the ear. Pulsating... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.50
Rites of Tamburo Rites of Tamburo
Robert W. Smith - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Entrancing instrumental colors burst into splashes of energy from the brass and rhythm sections, biting dissonances abound, and a constant surge of excitement flows through the piece. There's even a measure... view details

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String Orch or Full Orch 
MMedium
$65.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
Remote Control Remote Control
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

This one is "laugh-out-loud" funny! The concept is simple: what if you could control a live orchestra with a remote control? With the click of a switch (or, in this case, the sound of a bell), the orchestra... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$49.00
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$9.00
Aftershock Aftershock
Larry Clark - Carl Fischer LLC

Beginning with a bold and aggressive fanfare-type statement and a number of dramatic pauses, this forceful piece is sure to make an impact on the audience. Using two repeated eighth note patterns as the most... view details
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
North Country Legend North Country Legend
Mark Williams - Alfred Music Publishing

Beginning with a slow introduction featuring the viola section (with optional 3rd violin), the pace quickly changes to one of vigorous activity. Your students will love this composition with its strong... view details
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EEasy
$46.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
St. Lawrence Overture St. Lawrence Overture
Elliot Del Borgo - Carl Fischer LLC

It's not often that a piece for beginning string orchestras sounds as good as this! Lots of scalewise movement, imitative passages, nice countermelodies, and simple double stops make it easy to sound good. A... view details
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String Gym String Gym
Stephen Chin - Everything String

Finally, here is a generous collection of 38 etudes and 12 pieces that can be played by a whole string orchestra within weeks of starting their instruments.  Many aspects of technique are covered in... view details

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String Orchestra with piano or advanced string accompaniment
EEasy
$70.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
Ablaze Ablaze
Chris M. Bernotas - Highland/Etling Publishing

This fierce concert piece takes the orchestra on an exciting musical journey. Students will be challenged to perform with various emotional styles, including both intense and legato melodies.

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$46.00
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$6.00
A Pirate's Dream A Pirate's Dream
Susan H. Day - Highland/Etling Publishing

Legato bowings, pizzicato, lifts, bow doubling, and some marcato bowing express the pirate's determination in his quest. All sections share the minor melodies. The viola part doubles the 2nd violin... view details

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$46.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Minotaur Minotaur
Richard Meyer - Highland/Etling Publishing

The myth of the Minotaur, half-man, half-bull, has haunted generations since it was first told centuries ago. This colorful tone painting will give your advancing high school orchestra a real workout and... view details
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Arioso Arioso
Michael Hopkins - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This beautiful lyric work will give your students an opportunity to develop long legato bowing. The piece features lush romantic harmonies and is great for working on expression, balance, blend, and bow... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$49.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
King Henry's Choice King Henry's Choice
Keith Sharp - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

In the style of medieval dance, this authentic setting transports all to the time of Henry VIII. Though his court was infamous as well as lavish, music and dance were a central part of courtly life. With... view details

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VEVery Easy
$49.00
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$8.00
The Evil Eye and the Hideous Heart The Evil Eye and the Hideous Heart
Alan Lee Silva - Carl Fischer LLC

Based on the classic Edgar Allan Poe short story "The Tell-Tale Heart," this work is reminiscent of a classic Hollywood horror movie theme.  The piano and optional harp and percussion parts punctuate the... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$7.00