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Burst! Burst!
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Brian Balmages' energetic fanfare is brimming with bravado and makes the most of your first-year students' skills. Dynamic interplay with contrasting legato and detache bowing create the "burst" of energy by... view details
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Gauntlet Gauntlet
Doug Spata - Alfred Music Publishing

The driving rhythmic intensity of the music is something rarely found at this level! Combine that with its darker modal sound and you get a captivating work your students will love to learn. Like music in the... view details
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Dragon Dances Dragon Dances
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Here's a very creative and exciting work with an exotic Far-Eastern sound. First the upper strings create anticipation with an ostinato pattern that continues as the lower strings present the main melody.... view details
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Sahara Crossing 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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Wood Splitter Fanfare Wood Splitter Fanfare
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Inspired by the courage of a string player, this will immediately command your audience's attention!  A thrilling fanfare with sweeping lines, forceful rhythms, and counterpoint all in a short grade 2.5 that... view details
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Viking Viking
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Take on the dynamic spirit of the ancient Vikings in this energetic piece! Open-string double stops, pizzicato, and optional percussion create a dramatic sound that will transport you into a legendary... view details

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Gargoyles Gargoyles
Doug Spata - Alfred Music Publishing

This is one you won't want to miss. A fiery ostinato pattern in a minor mode sets the mood for this dark-sounding musical adventure. Melodic fragments pass from one section to another as the tension builds.... view details
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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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Fantasy on a Japanese Folk Song Fantasy on a Japanese Folk Song
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

The haunting Sakura melody moves through stunning and beautiful transformations in this musical fantasy before finally coming to rest. Tonal centers switch between minor and major as traditional... view details
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Toccatina Toccatina
William Hofeldt - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

This is exceptionally nice! Very rhythmic and in a minor key, this "little toccata" is a very welcome addition to the easy string orchestra literature!... view details
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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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Canyon Sunset 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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Joust Joust
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

This simple, yet mature-sounding piece is sure to spark your students' imagination, taking them back to the exciting jousting tournaments of medieval times. Driving eighth notes, minor and modal harmonies,... view details

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El Toro El Toro
Don 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.

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Appalachian Sunrise Appalachian Sunrise
Doris Gazda - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

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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Fire in the Bow Fire in the Bow
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Conceived as an energetic and musically rewarding work, this piece also happens to be an excellent vehicle for teaching and reinforcing low first fingerings (violin/viola), backward extensions (cello), and... view details

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Momentum Momentum
Robert Longfield - FJH Music Company Inc

Here's a very creative work in a simple ABA form that will show your orchestra in the best light. It begins with a driving rhythmic melody that generates a great deal of intensity.  As the "Momentum" begins to... view details
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Little Symphony Little Symphony
Carold Nunez - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

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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Mabel Creek Overture Mabel Creek Overture
HARBINSON, W - Alfred Music Publishing

This rhythmically exciting work is sure to be a favorite with students and audiences alike. The driving rhythms of the work surround an Andante middle section of expressive beauty. Don't miss this one! (Grade... view details
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The Haunted Carousel The Haunted Carousel
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

This melancholy yet alluring melody conjures images of an old carousel haunted by spirits. From the eerie harmonies of the opening to the more spirited melodies that follow, this work takes listeners on a... view details

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Undercurrents Undercurrents
Sean O'Loughlin - Carl Fischer LLC

A four-note motive pushes the piece forward and is contrasted by a lush middle section. The unrelenting motive comes back and brings the piece to a dramatic finish.

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Ironclad Ironclad
Sean O'Loughlin - Carl Fischer LLC

Take to the high seas in this battle between pirates and sailors. The aggressive pirate theme starts the piece with a bold statement. The sailor theme is then presented and the two tunes contend to be the main... 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
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$10.00
Las Mariposas Exoticas 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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