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Fire in the Forge Fire in the Forge
Ted Allen - Grand Mesa Music

Marked "Heavy Speed Metal," this piece is an intense cello and bass driven rocker that makes the "string metal" genre accessible to younger players. This exciting, edgy work adapts heavy metal guitar

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
The Salamander Samba The 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

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String Orchestra with Piano
BBeginning
$40.00
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$6.00
Coiled! Coiled!
Bob Lipton/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

Driving and energetic from start to finish, this edgy new work weds pulsing background rhythms and Eastern sounding modes with ethereal sustained melodies. Your students will be infatuated by this unique sound... view details
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EEasy
$50.00
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$8.00
Autumn Vows Autumn Vows
Susan H. Day - Grand Mesa Music

Written as a surprise gift for a close friend's wedding, the lush melodies, interesting harmonies and moving inside lines create great emotional content.  The opportunities for expressive playing abound in... view details
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EEasy
$50.00
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$6.00
Battlesong Battlesong
Randall Standridge/arr. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Working with two principal motives, the composer has crafted a compelling work that steadily builds to an exciting conclusion. The included percussion parts are optional, but they definitely add to the

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EEasy
$60.00
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$8.00
Danse Carnivale Danse Carnivale
Randall Standridge/arr. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

This "throwback"-style string work was inspired by the many great can-cans, galops, and quick-steps that populate the music repertoire. This work strongly exemplifies the interplay of drama and humor that

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Aspen Glow Aspen Glow
Susan H. Day - Grand Mesa Music

Written to evoke images of a radiant fall in the high country, this work features interesting melodic lines in all parts, a relaxing tempo, a variety of articulations, and 3/4 time. Serene! ... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$6.00
Spirit of Colorado Spirit of Colorado
Susan H. Day - Grand Mesa Music

The essence of the American West is captured in this sweeping, cinematic musical tableaux by one of the top writers for young string orchestra. ... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$6.00
Waltzes from a Narrow House Waltzes from a Narrow House
Robert Moore/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Inspired by the music of a ghost show on TV, the composer borrowed a fragment of the chord progression he heard and used it as the basis to create this composition. Techniques that give the work interest

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MMedium
$50.00
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$8.00
After the Rain After the Rain
Susan H. Day - Grand Mesa Music

As the title indicates, this gorgeous work is reminiscent of the fresh, clear air after a storm passes. The beautiful flowing lines bring on tranquility, and the rich soothing tapestry of lower voices creates... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$8.00
Afterburn Afterburn
Randall Standridge/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

When watching a jet in the sky, one imagines the rush the pilot must feel when kicking in the afterburners, that sudden burst of speed. This piece seeks to capture the emotions of flight in a supercharged

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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$8.00
Aggressivo Aggressivo
Randall Standridge/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Based on two rhythmic motifs, this tightly-knit composition is aggressively exciting from start to finish. Adding to the excitement are the composer's brilliant driving percussion writing and creative use

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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$8.00
Pizzicato Blues Pizzicato Blues
Darren Mitchell - Grand Mesa Music

This lively piece is based on the C blues scale, and is played entirely pizzicato. "Fat" jazz harmonies, compelling rhythms and a wide array of dynamics make this one smokin' chart. A fun concert closer, sure... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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$8.00
Danza Oscura Danza Oscura
Randall D. Standridge - Grand Mesa Music

Intended to evoke the feel of a seductive dance, the use of asymmetrical meter and a slightly Spanish flavor will add exoticism to any concert program. Optional percussion (castanet, vibraslap, triangle and

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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
MMedium
$70.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Bohemian Dance Bohemian Dance
David Bobrowitz/arr. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Images of gypsies in celebratory dance around a campfire are easily conjured up when listening to this delightful work that hearkens to Eastern Europe. Contrasting the dance-like opening, a more serious

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EEasy
$50.00
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$8.00
Generations Generations
Janelle Zook - Grand Mesa Music

In this very original work, the composer (from Ecuador!) creates a mystical soundscape using pensive harmonies and non-chord tones, including an effective pedal-point. Engage your students on this

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EEasy
$40.00
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$6.00
Zombie Intruders Zombie Intruders
Kirk Vogel/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Capturing the feel of the undead creeping ever closer, the composer has incorporated a variety of non-traditional string techniques, including playing behind the bridge, glissando, and instrument body

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MMedium
$50.00
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$8.00
Springtide Springtide
Darren Mitchell/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Written as a catharsis for a deep loss experienced, the composer chose to remember the positive and uplifting aspects instead of focusing on the depressing side. Beautiful brief motifs unfold in a lovely

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MAMedium-Advanced
$50.00
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$8.00
On the High Seas On the High Seas
Christopher Wheeler/arr. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Hoist the sails and cast off with this rollicking hornpipe for strings and optional piano. Written to give younger students exposure to changing time signatures and accidentals, it starts and ends in 3/4

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$6.00
Dream Dancing Dream Dancing
Carl Holmquist/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

This piece seeks to combine the tranquility of a lullaby with the grace of a dance. Written in a waltzing triple meter, an original melody is passed around the sections of the orchestra. As the work

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MMedium
$50.00
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$8.00
Armory for Strings and Percussion Armory for Strings and Percussion
Randall D. Standridge - Grand Mesa Music

Marked "intense," this piece is intended to be an exciting opener or closer for string orchestra and percussion. Rhythmic drive, a minor mode, and exciting percussion writing should get your audience and

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required with piano
MEMedium Easy
$60.00
Additional Score with piano
$8.00
Escape Escape
Kevin Sluder - Grand Mesa Music

An exciting rhythmic journey in B minor, the recurring motif is introduced in the cello and bass and eventually passed around to every section. Contrasting the simple opening statements is an imitative

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EEasy
$50.00
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$8.00
The Low Down The Low Down
Kevin Sluder - Grand Mesa Music

The piece stays entirely in the range of the lowest octave of G Major and has a flowing "in 2" feel when played more uptempo. This very easy work is made to sound mature with a variety of musical

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
A New Dawn A New Dawn
Lorrie Baum - Grand Mesa Music

A New Dawn is a lilting and joyful work that celebrates new life, growth, and new beginnings. Written in a Neo-Classical style, this melodic piece spreads the wealth among the different sections of the... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$6.00