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Dragonhunter 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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VEVery Easy
$46.00
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$8.00
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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EEasy
$48.00
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$9.00
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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EEasy
$48.00
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$9.00
El Toro 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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EEasy
$62.00
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$9.00
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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EEasy
$46.00
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$8.00
Ghosts of Brandenburg Ghosts of Brandenburg
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Imagine a fantasy based on all six of the "Brandenburg Concerti!" Not just a cute novelty, but an entirely new work!  It captures the spirit of the "Brandenburgs," but sets most of them in minor keys, or uses... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$62.00
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$8.00
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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EEasy
$46.00
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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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MEMedium Easy
$56.00
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$9.00
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
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Conquistador Conquistador
Deborah Baker Monday - Alfred Music Publishing

A dramatic work with a hint of romance, Conquistador! depicts the life and adventures of the Spanish explorers. Rhythmic motives in A minor provide a glimpse into life on the trail, and the softer,... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$62.00
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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
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$6.00
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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MEMedium Easy
$46.00
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Of Glorious Plumage Of Glorious Plumage
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Using the lush and modal harmonies associated with the Impressionistic period, Of Glorious Plumage depicts birds both at rest and in flight. There are no "bird calls" heard here, rather a variety of... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
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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
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Mantras 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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MEMedium Easy
$56.00
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$9.00
Sword Dance Sword Dance
Thoinot Arbeau / arr. Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

Here's an exciting work with a high-energy Renaissance sound. Using easy double stops, drones and pizzicato make this a fun adventure for your strings. There's even an easy "call and response" passage between... view details
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VEVery Easy
$46.00
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$8.00
Fantasia on a Theme from Thailand Fantasia on a Theme from Thailand
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

This captivating work is a set of variations on the Pong Lang Dance, one of Thailand's most popular melodies. The pong lang is a suspended vertical wooden xylophone whose keys are arranged upside... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
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
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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VEVery Easy
$46.00
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$6.00
Dark Adventure Dark Adventure
Ralph Ford - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

It's ghostly! It's creepy! Your orchestra will love it! From the driving opening motives to the quirky gypsy-sounding theme, this is haunted-house music at its best! You can play this with either full or... view details
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String Orch or Full Orch 
MEMedium Easy
$59.00
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$8.00
African Adventure African Adventure
Robert Sheldon - Alfred Music Publishing

When it comes time to celebrate the musical colors of Africa, combine forces with your string group and percussion ensemble on this stylish concert work for the developing ensemble. Repetitive rhythms and a... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MEMedium Easy
$46.00
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$6.00
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
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$8.00
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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EEasy
$46.00
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Spring Breezes 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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EEasy
$48.00
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$9.00