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Salamander Samba 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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$6.00
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... view details

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EEasy
$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... view details

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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
Dragonflies and Glitter Dragonflies and Glitter
Kirk Vogel/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

The composer was inspired to write this piece for a former student who disappeared while trekking in Nepal. As reflected in this uplifting work for strings and light percussion, the student was a free... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$8.00
Rondo Energico Rondo Energico
David Bobrowitz/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

Contemporary rhythms and harmonies are featured in this modern rondo. This epic string selection takes a fascinating musical journey as the various themes alternate and mutate. Rondo Energico is a... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$8.00
Balloon Ride Balloon Ride
David Bobrowitz/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

Ragtime rhythms suggest a hot air balloon breezily floating over a pleasant landscape, while mixed meter and an optional snare drum/wood block add playful elements to the joyful ride. This delightful jaunt is... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
EEasy
$50.00
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$6.00
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... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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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... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$6.00
Escalator Escalator
David Bobrowitz/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

This work finds a perfect way to make playing scales fun, while painting a musical picture of the step-saving device of the title. Both arco and pizzicato techniques are used. This "change of pace" piece is... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
In the Court of the King In the Court of the King
Randall Standridge/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

This very catchy work for strings and percussion captures the feel of a Renaissance dance or a medieval festival. Effective use of dance rhythms gives the piece a driving, urgent quality.

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EEasy
$50.00
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Under the Bigtop Under the Bigtop
Susan Day - Grand Mesa Music

Picture the trapeze artists, performing elephants, the organ grinders with their monkeys, and the excitement on the children's faces! Written in the key of G Major, in 3/4 time, all parts share the melody... view details

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EEasy
$50.00
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$8.00
Morph Morph
Sara Bongo & Robert Moore - Grand Mesa Music

No matter how old you are, change is inevitable. Sometimes change is scary, sometimes exhilarating, always emotional. This piece runs through the gamut of feelings through the use of dynamics, tempo change,... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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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... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
Sinapu Sinapu
J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Sinapu is the Ute Indian word for "wolf." This composition uses a tenor recorder to help create a Native American ambiance, a rock section, splashes of percussion sounds, and strings imitating wolf... view details

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MMedium
$55.00
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$8.00
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... view details

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MMedium
$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... view details

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Hymn, Procession and Round Dance Hymn, Procession and Round Dance
Robert Moore/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

The three sections of this piece describe a celebration of a close community of like-minded peoples. Their dedication and singular purpose is represented in the music by just a few simple rhythmic and... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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The Wing Glider The Wing Glider
David Bobrowitz/arr. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

With a catchy melody that captures the sensation of flight, this piece soars. The sweeping melody, and the 3/4 (in one) tempo, leaves the listener with the sense that this is an exhilarating ride. Whether... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
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$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... view details

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Chance Dance Chance Dance
Sarah Siegler/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

In her first published work, Wisconsin string teacher Sarah Siegler has created an intriguing and engaging work for young strings. This fun and mysterious minor waltz portrays a sense of taking a chance on... view details

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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... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
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$8.00
Heart Strings Heart Strings
Terence O'Grady/arr. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

This warm, lyrical piece explores a variety of emotional nuances. It features a passionate main theme that hovers between C Major and C Dorian and a contrasting theme of a broader, more noble nature. The... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$40.00
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$8.00
Farewell for a Friend Farewell for a Friend
Susan Day - Grand Mesa Music

Written in memory of a beloved orchestra conductor, this gorgeous piece is perfect for any occasion. The piece opens with the theme simply stated in the upper strings with a soft accompanying pizzicato... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$8.00