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Original Concert Works for String Orchestra (37)
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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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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$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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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$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... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Alice's Wonderland Alice's Wonderland
David Bobrowitz - Grand Mesa Music

Based loosely on the 1865 novel by Lewis Carroll, this piece captures the fun and mystery of Alice's wonderland experiences. Although the composer's music intentionally does not deal in specifics, we can... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$65.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Angularity Angularity
Marcia Stockton - Grand Mesa Music

Angularity explores rhythmic, harmonic and melodic possibilities of an angular, geometric motif based on a melodic minor scale and minor seventh chord. While the motif creates major/minor ambiguity, this is a... view details
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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$40.00
Additional Score 
$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... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required with piano
MEMedium Easy
$60.00
Additional Score with piano
$8.00
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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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
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
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
Additional Score 
$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
Additional Score 
$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... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
MMedium
$70.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Dorian Dance Dorian Dance
Michael W. Joy/arr. Jason Krug - Grand Mesa Music

Originally written for handbell choir, this string orchestra setting uses dorian mode, very catchy melodies, and infectious asymmetric rhythms to create a compelling and memorable listening experience. This... 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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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
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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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$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
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... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$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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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
A Glance at Her Bright, Beautiful Eyes A Glance at Her Bright, Beautiful Eyes
Monteverdi / Bob Lipton - Grand Mesa Music

Originally published in 1603, this arrangement of Monteverdi's madrigal will expose your students to the bright and stark harmonies of the Italian Renaissance. Cascading suspensions will captivate your... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
Gypsy Fantasy Gypsy Fantasy
David Bobrowitz/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

Composed as a theme with variations, the piece begins slowly in an emotional d minor, then quickly builds speed and energy, ending with an exciting conclusion in a gypsy style. Includes a short cadenza for... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
I Remember I Remember
Susan Day - Grand Mesa Music

This gorgeous piece is introspective, thought provoking, and truly representative of its title. It features haunting melodies shared by all parts, lush chordal harmonies, driving rhythms, a short violin... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Illumination Illumination
Bob Lipton/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

Don't be fooled by the gentle opening statement - this is hard rock for strings! Inspiration for this selection came from hair bands of the '80s, although its well-arranged for string ensemble. There is even a... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$60.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
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
Additional Score 
$8.00
Kalimba Lullaby Kalimba Lullaby
Lauren Bernofsky - Grand Mesa Music

This all-pizzicato work for young strings imitates the kalimba, an African instrument also known as an mbira or thumb piano. The sweet, soothing lullaby uses simple rhythms for young players. An authentically... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Labyrinth Labyrinth
Vance Zuehlsdorff/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

A labyrinth is defined as "an intricate combination of passages in which it is difficult to find one's way or to reach the exit," and this setting is perfect theme music for such a situation. Set in a minor... view details
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EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.00