Orchestra ››  Alternative Styles for String Orchestra (25)
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Beale Street Strut
Doug Spata - Highland/Etling Publishing

Taking its name from the epicenter of Southern jazz in Memphis, this fun little boogie will get the orchestra moving!  Featuring accidentals and chromatic passages throughout, each section gets its turn at the... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Boogie Man Blues
Carrie Lane Gruselle - Alfred Music Publishing

It's not often that your strings get to play a twelve-bar blues, but here's your chance! Complete with a walking bass line and optional suggested solos written out for violin, viola, and cello, it stays very... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$55.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Cancion del Amor
Tim McCarrick - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

An outstanding original tune inspired by love songs of the Mexican countryside.  Optional, very simple guitar, piano, and percussion parts are included.  This one will be fun for all and is a great way to... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
EEasy
$40.00
String Orchestra, Percussion Optional e-Print
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Caribbean Capers
Elliot Del Borgo - Elliot Del Borgo Publications

Get ready to be transported to an island in the Caribbean Sea! This work for string orchestra and percussion captures the calypso sound and spirit. Syncopated rhythms come to life and make you feel as though... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
EEasy
$45.00
String Orchestra, Percussion Required e-Print
EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
EEasy
$5.00
Cascade
Bert Ligon - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here's an original jazz tune that will have the entire orchestra feelin' cool. Contemporary harmonies, laid-back drumset and a rhythmic groove create this fresh sound. The melody "cascades" through each... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MMedium
$59.00
String Orchestra, Percussion Required e-Print
MMedium
$59.00
Additional Score 
MMedium
$8.00
El Gato Pizzicato
Richard Meyer - Highland/Etling Publishing

Imaginations will run wild during this charming Spanish salute to cats, as you set the mood with glissando "meows", threatening "hisses," and an enthusiastic visit from a dog. A great way to introduce shifting... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
EEasy
$42.00
String Orchestra, Percussion Required e-Print
EEasy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Finger Rock!
Bob Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

Easy rock that is perfect for beginners!  They can sound cool, have fun and practice finger patterns.  All sections have interesting parts as the piece practices the movement from F natural to F# and from C... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Irish Fiddles
arr. John Beeman/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

The traditional Irish melody Denis Murphy is used as the basis for this rollicking fiddle tune featuring melodies for all instruments and a bagpipe-style drones. This very playable arrangement explores... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
iRock
Jeffrey E. Turner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Who said guitar players get to have all the fun? This piece lets your string orchestra get down and dirty with some original rock riffs. With powerful unisons, pulsating rhythms and accented syncopations, this... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
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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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
La Sortija
Michael S. O'Brien - FJH Music Company Inc

Based on the lively Argentinian milonga dance, this exuberant work settles into an infectious groove with highly rhythmic melodies. Featured melodies get passed around the violin, viola and cello sections,... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Las Palmas
Bob Lipton - FJH Music Company Inc

Fiery original melodies take center stage in this spicy selection. One group of students will be assigned to clap authentic Flamenco rhythms, while the rest of the orchestra plays with the flair of a... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Ludwig's Dance Party
James Kazik - Hal Leonard Corporation

Who says Beethoven can't be fun?  Here's a clever spin on Classical music's most famous four-note motif, done up right in a current techno-dance treatment. ... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
EEasy
$35.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$35.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Lyric Metal
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Dark, passionate melodies are overcome with heavy metal inflection in this incredibly innovative and unique work for strings. The cello section imitates distorted guitar timbres, while upper strings soar over... view details

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String Orchestra 
MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Maharaja
Doug Spata - Alfred Music Publishing

Add some sizzle to your next concert with some Bollywood style! Maharaja combines rhythms and motifs from Indian music with exciting melodies. Slurred pizzicato imitates the sound of tabla drums while... view details

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String Orchestra 
M-MAMedium-Medium-Advanced
$48.00
String Orchestra e-Print
M-MAMedium-Medium-Advanced
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Melrose Avenue
California Guitar Trio - FJH Music Company Inc

High energy! This contemporary arrangement of an original by The California Guitar Trio has a bustling, exotic feel with layers of rhythmic ostinato, meter changes and intrigue. ... view details

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String Orchestra 
MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Moon Bass
Todd Parrish - Alfred Music Publishing

Let your string bass section swing in this easy-to-play blues piece as they build skills and enjoy the motivation of being in the spotlight. Basses carry the melody much of the time, while also accompanying... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Moonlight Over Madrid
Alan Lee Silva - Carl Fischer LLC

Written with a Spanish folk song flavor, Moonlight Over Madrid is a lush, romantic piece that is played in an expressive, legato style. The main melodies and counter-melodies are played in a flowing... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$50.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.50
Sagebrush
James Curnow - Hal Leonard Corporation

Young fiddlers will enjoy this little western ditty that's full of fun country flavor. It'll help them work on their bowing technique as well as how to blend with each other and the percussion section. Yee... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
EEasy
$40.00
String Orchestra, Percussion Required e-Print
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score with percussion
EEasy
$5.00
Scenes of the Old West
David Bobrowitz/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

The Old West's excitement and energy is freshly captured by this string orchestra work in the style of Aaron Copland. Listen for rowdy crowds at the saloon, a gunfight on Main Street, and cowboys riding... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$60.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Subtle Samba
Clark Suttle - Tempo Press

This work combines a samba with a baroque concerto grosso. Soloists from each section of the ensemble are featured, as well as a conga player. The conga drums provide the steady beat and some "subtle" spice... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MMedium
$80.00
Additional Score 
MMedium
$10.00
Tango Mariana
Joseph Compello - Carl Fischer LLC

Introduce your young players to tango with this authentic-sounding original work. Lots of bowing technique and counting will keep them on their toes as they navigate through a variety of expressions and... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.50
String Orchestra 
EEasy
$50.00
Tango en Concierto
Elliot Del Borgo - Elliot Del Borgo Publications

The Latin tango dance form is featured in this authentic sounding symphonic setting. The dance's unique flavor is enhanced by the addition of colorful Latin percussion and an aggressive string style. Textural... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
String Orchestra, Percussion Required e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
MMedium
$5.00
Today
Robert Gardner - Highland/Etling Publishing

An intense, up-tempo piece in a power rock style, similar to the Ramones, Green Day, or the Foo Fighters that students will enjoy performing because it utilizes an aggressive style that is fun to perform, and... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$7.00