Orchestra ››  Original Concert Works for String Orchestra (26)
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Asobu
Keiko Yamada - Carl Fischer LLC

A simple pentatonic tune by popular composer Keiko Yamada. In Japanese asobu means "play." Your students will love to play this tuneful piece over an over again. Pure fun for the youngest of students to... view details

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String Orchestra 
BBeginning
$40.00
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BBeginning
$6.00
Chronicles
Larry Clark - Carl Fischer LLC

A solid, upbeat fanfare, this work uses only the first 6 notes of the D major scale. It challenges the students with an array of dynamic and articulation contrasts, while reinforcing their counting abilities.... view details

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Colossus
Larry Clark - Carl Fischer LLC

As the title implies, this piece is intended to sound huge, even though it is written for the youngest of students. The piece is set in a fanfare style with strong open intervals, but the technical demands... view details

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BBeginning
$40.00
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BBeginning
$40.00
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$6.00
Courtly Dance and Procession
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

You'll be surprised to know that this great sounding work uses only six notes in all instruments! (D-B). This Renaissance -styled piece also offers your strings the chance to expand their abilities by playing... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
BBeginning
$45.00
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$5.00
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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$42.00
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BBeginning
$42.00
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$6.00
Enter the Heroes
Elliot Del Borgo - Carl Fischer LLC

Here's a heroic sounding original your orchestra will love to play! The music uses simple scalewise movement and easy skips in the key of D, yet still sounds bold and dramatic. Enjoyable for players and... view details

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Entry of the Tumblers
Elliot Del Borgo - Carl Fischer LLC

An ideal piece for early string orchestra!  Although it can be played by any student who has learned the D scale, Del Borgo's creative composing makes it sound much harder than it is.  Thanks to some contrary... view details

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$6.00
First Concert Suite
Susan H. Day - Wingert-Jones Publications

Here is a set of three stylistically different pieces that are perfect for your students' first concert. Pizzicato Party utilizes pizzicato on open strings. Noah's Arc again uses open strings,... view details

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B-VEBeginning-Very Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
First Finger Suite (Three Movements for Open Strings and First Finger)
R. Anne Svendsen - Latham Music Ltd

This work requires only open strings and first finger only! (The bass will need 2nd finger briefly in the last movement.) The three movements are: Rain Dribs; Little Japanese Girl and Autumn... view details

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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
$42.00
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$6.00
Hiawatha
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

You can almost hear the tribal drums beating in this exciting piece inspired by the famous native American chief! An ostinato pattern in the low strings sets the tone, and your players will need F naturals and... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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B-VEBeginning-Very Easy
$5.00
Koneko
Keiko Yamada - Carl Fischer LLC

Koneko uses a simple pentatonic tune to depict the innocent and playful nature of a little kitten. The piece uses very limited musical and technical material for the players. The pentatonic tune begins... view details

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Lackawanna Locomotive
Doris Gazda - Carl Fischer LLC

Hear the train whistle blow as you get ready to ride the Lackawanna Locomotive! The train gradually picks up speed throughout until the final big blowing of the whistle, signalling the end of the ride.... view details

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Maiden's Rescue
Jeremy Woolstenhulme - Neil A Kjos Music Co

A bold programmatic work composed for beginning string orchestra, young players will take on the challenge of rescuing the fair maiden with quarter and half notes. The legato melody and strong harmonies evoke... view details

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$48.00
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March and Canon for Strings
Tom May - Hal Leonard Corporation

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$35.00
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BBeginning
$35.00
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EEasy
$5.00
Medieval Kings
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

A majestic masterpiece for beginning-level strings! Medieval Kings boasts bold, open-5th intervals, terraced dynamics, and prominent parts for lower strings. Truly a feast for players, and sure to... view details

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$40.00
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$5.00
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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$42.00
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BBeginning
$42.00
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$6.00
Mythos
Sean O'Loughlin - Carl Fischer LLC

Mythos is a dramatic work for the developing string orchestra. The music embodies old heroic tales (or myths) that are passed on from generation to generation by word of mouth. The opening four note... view details

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Omicron
Sean O'Loughlin - Carl Fischer LLC

Beginners will enjoy playing this edgy concert selection. Carefully placed accents make the opening section sound like it is in 3, even though the entire piece is in 4. Not only is this a good way to work on... view details

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$40.00
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BBeginning
$40.00
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$6.00
Royal Promenade
Don Brubaker - Wingert-Jones Publications

Geared to beginners, it uses only quarter note and quarter rest rhythms in D Major. The use of thematic repetition along with contrasting dynamics and articulations make this piece easy to learn yet... view details

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B-VEBeginning-Very Easy
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B-VEBeginning-Very Easy
$5.00
The Russian Music Box
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Here is some exquisite writing for beginning orchestra! The B minor/modal tonality brings out that melancholy Russian sound while using notes familiar to all players.   Thanks to some simple imitation, easy... view details

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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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$42.00
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$6.00
Salamander Samba
Lauren Bernofsky - Grand Mesa Music

This creative original samba utilizes only open strings and pizzicato, making it especially accessible for beginners. The piano part is essential as it sets up the samba style. A really fun piece that will... view details

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String Orchestra with Piano
BBeginning
$40.00
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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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