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Mother Ginger Mother Ginger (from "The Nutcracker")
P.I. Tchaikovsky/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

This humorous dance from the second act of "The Nutcracker" offers a marvelous opportunity to present a selection which is appropriate on a holiday program yet offers a refreshing contrast to the more familiar... view details
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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$55.00
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$10.50
My Favorite Things My Favorite Things
Rodgers & Hammerstein/arr. Conley - Hal Leonard Corporation

This popular song from "The Sound of Music" has also become known as a favorite holiday song.  Conley's easy setting also lets you teach several of the basic rhythm patterns needed in 3/4 meter,  including... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
North Pole Workshop North Pole Workshop
Doug Spata - Alfred Music Publishing

Imagine a cheery tune Santa's elves might sing while making Christmas toys!  This fun polka for beginners stays on the D and A strings, uses only the first finger pattern, and is aimed at developing dexterity... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
EEasy
$45.00
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$7.00
Nutcracker Dances Nutcracker Dances
Tchaikovsky/arr. McAllister - Masters Music Publications Inc

Here is a charming arrangement of well-known dances from "The Nutcracker": The March; Arabian Dance and Russian Dance (Trepak). This arrangement is part of the new Stringmasters series of... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
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$15.00
The Nutcracker The Nutcracker (Themes)
P.I. Tchaikovsky/arr. Gruselle - FJH Music Company Inc

A great choice for the holidays or any time of year! These timeless melodies from "The Nutcracker" are set entirely in first position. Sections include March; Waltz of the Flowers;... view details
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EEasy
$50.00
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$5.00
Nutcracker-Excerpts Nutcracker-Excerpts
P.I. Tchaikovsky/arr. Phillippe - Carl Fischer LLC

Finally, it's here! Excerpts from "The Nutcracker" that sound like the original and yet are playable by students at the medium-easy to medium levels! Thanks to the astute arranging of Roy Phillippe, strings at... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$6.50
O Christmas Tree O Christmas Tree
arr. Jack Bullock - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This familiar German song is a favorite during the holiday season because of the stately melody and the message of the lyrics, "O Christmas Tree, You stand in verdant beauty."  This arrangement is presented in... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$6.00
O Come O Come Emmanuel O Come O Come Emmanuel
Vanessa Fanning - F Clef Music Enterprise

O Come, O Come is an often overlooked yet alluring holiday selection. This intriguing arrangement begins with the melody accompanied by a still, small drone, which increases in intensity as it progresses. The... view details
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O Come, O Come! It's Christmas! O Come, O Come! It's Christmas!
Carrie Lane Gruselle - FJH Music Company Inc

Combining O, Come Little Children; O Come, O, Come, Emmanuel; and O Come All Ye Faithful , this majestic trio of songs captures the reflectiveness of the season. Top notch for developing players, and... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
O Holy Night O Holy Night
Adolphe Charles Adam/arr. Turner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

An enchanting young ensemble arrangement of this beautiful classic! Written in 3/4, it begins with a solo cello delicately accompanied by upper strings, evolving majestically into the full string orchestra... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
MMedium
$46.00
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$7.00
O Holy Night O Holy Night
arr. Robert W. Smith - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This is just gorgeous! Everyone knows this familiar carol, so Robert W. Smith plays expertly with the audience's expectations! He changes it just enough that you can't help but be enthralled from start to... view details
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String Orch or Full Orch 
MEMedium Easy
$58.00
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$8.00
O Magnum Mysterium O Magnum Mysterium
Morten Lauridsen/arr. Dackow - Peer Music Classical

First it was the choral masterpiece from Lauridsen. Then it took the instrumental world by storm as a concert band arrangement.  But it has never been available for strings, until now! A serene and... view details

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MMedium
$75.00
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$9.95
Oh What Fun! Oh What Fun!
Bud Caputo - Wingert-Jones Publications

You'll need a piano and rhythm section for this jazzy rendition of a true holiday classic! The easy, laid-back swing style fits perfectly at the medium-easy level. An open solo section allows your best soloist... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MMedium
$50.00
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$7.00
Overture to Messiah Overture to Messiah
G.F. Handel/arr. Compello - Carl Fischer LLC

Here is a significant addition to the holiday repertoire for string orchestras.  Beautifully scored by Joseph Compello, it features the Baroque overture that is so strongly identified with Christmas and... view details
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MMedium
$55.00
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$6.00
Pacem Noel Pacem Noel
arr. Larry Clark - Carl Fischer LLC

The gentle tune Dona Nobis Pacem is merged with the beloved carol The First Noel into an exquisite arrangement, with the title suggesting that we all have "Peace for Christmas." Your students... view details
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EEasy
$50.00
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$6.50
Pastorale Pastorale (from The Christmas Concerto)
Arcangelo Corelli/arr. Dabczynski - Highland/Etling Publishing

This arrangement maintains the gentle essence of the concerto grosso movement of this well known work while all sections have an opportunity to play the rich melodies and counterpoint.  The lyricism and... view details
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VEVery Easy
$46.00
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$6.00
Pat-a-Pan Pat-a-Pan
arr. Chip Davis & Robert Longfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

From the acclaimed CD Christmas in the Aire, this string version of the holiday favorite Pat-a-Pan features an energetic style with an underlying light rock foundation. Continuing the Mannheim... view details
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MMedium
$45.00
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$5.00
Pat a Pan Pat a Pan
Traditional/arr. David Marlatt - Eighth Note Publications

This very rustic Christmas piece is set in a round beginning with a solo violin and pyramiding down to make a quartet. The percussive "drone" parts add a distinct color, while the cello gets to shine with... view details

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EEasy
$45.00
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$10.00
Rejoice and Be Merry Rejoice and Be Merry
Traditional/arr. Janice L. McAllister - Kendor Music, Inc.

Bursting with spirited exuberance and joy, this grade 2+ arrangement combines the traditional English A Gallery Carol with the famous medieval German carol In Dulci Jubilo. Special... view details

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EEasy
$48.00
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$6.00
Rest Ye Merry, Rock Ye Very Rest Ye Merry, Rock Ye Very
arr. Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Inspired by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, this energetic arrangement of God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen includes an easy drum set part that really kicks things into high gear. Catchy melodic variations... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$5.00
Ring, Christmas Bells! Ring, Christmas Bells! (Ukranian Bell Carol)
arr. Deborah Baker Monday - Wingert-Jones Publications

Even your youngest players can share their holiday spirit with this outstanding arrangement of the popular Ukrainian Bell Carol. The simple four-note theme is written in E minor and stays in first... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Rhythmic Snapshots of Christmas Rhythmic Snapshots of Christmas
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

This contemporary and spirited arrangement is based on Hark! The Herald Angels Sing and Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella. As the title suggests, the entire work thrives on rhythmic pulse. As... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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Riu, Riu, Chiu Riu, Riu, Chiu
arr. David Marlatt - Eighth Note Publications

This lesser-known Christmas carol dating from around 1550 is rhythmic and colorful, with melody in several voices. The opening is a call and response between the solo cello and the remainder of the group.... view details

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$50.00
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Rock You Merry Gentlemen Rock You Merry Gentlemen
Jeffrey S. Bishop - Wingert-Jones Publications

Syncopation in the cellos and basses drives this rock interpretation of the well-known carol from the mid-1700s.  From the beginning d minor introduction through the g minor modulation, the eighth note pulse... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00