Orchestra ››  Alternative Styles for String Orchestra (25)
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Amazing Grace
Virginia Harmony/arr. Lewis - Ludwig-Masters Publications

The timeless quality of this lovely hymn lends itself well to the sonority of strings.  Independent parts for all instruments emphasize this natural beauty and highlight its emotional character.  This is a... view details

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String Orchestra 
ME-MMedium Easy-Medium
$42.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
American Fiddle Triptych
arr. Tim McCarrick - Highland/Etling Publishing

This medley of three fantastic folk fiddle tunes, set in a totally authentic style, will delight players and audiences. Arkansas Traveler; Fire on the Mountain and Devil's Dream are featured in... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
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
Bluegrass Fiddle Frenzy
Bill Monroe/arr. Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

In celebration of Bill Monroe's 100th birthday, perform this high energy, true blue arrangement of Scotland and Big Mon, two of Monroe's standards. Scotland evokes memories of the Scottish... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
The Brilliant Red Shandandan Flowers
Albert Wang - Ludwig-Masters Publications

This song is as beautiful as the red flowers themselves.  Rich harmonies transport the listener to the hillsides of Shanxi Province, home to the bright red blossoms.  The song is widely popular in China and... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$12.00
Chicken Foot Transplant
Matt Turner - Carl Fischer LLC

Put on your dancin' shoes! This entertaining and infectious "Bo Diddley" groove offers a smorgasbord of blues, country fiddling and funk, with added flair by a drumset. There's even a solo section, which may... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
String Orchestra, Percussion Required e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.50
Danny Rocks (A Celtic Explosion)
Bob Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

A trio of terrific tunes! An air, a jig, and a reel done in a Celtic rock style! The plaintive sounds of Danny Boy, also known as Londonderry Air starts things off. Next, the Swallowtail... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Donegal Fiddles
arr. Tim McCarrick - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

"Authentic" is the word for this! It features two reels from County Donegal, The Boys of Malin and The Gravel Walks, both of which are played often in Ireland. The style is brisk and exciting.... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Green Onions
arr. Robert Longfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's a true classic from Booker T. and the MGs!  This came from a past era but still makes heads nod and feet tap today.  It's the infectious minor blues shuffle from house band at Staxx recording studio.  A... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$40.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
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
Kashmir
Jimmy Page, Robert Plant & John Bonham/arr. McCarrick - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Why look for a rock tune newly arranged for strings when this classic rock hit was written FOR strings?  Released in 1975, this smash hit included an orchestra of middle-eastern string players that created an... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$58.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$58.00
Additional Score 
$9.00
La Paloma
Sebastian Yradier/arr. Longfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

Everyone will recognize this famous tango, also known as The Dove, and its signature traditional tango rhythms that mix triplets against dotted duple figures. Robert's new arrangement is well designed... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
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
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
Orange Jam
Jeffrey Bishop - Neil A Kjos Music Co

Give your students a shot at this exciting work that lets them imitate rock guitar sounds.  This is a straightforward rock piece that is both energetic and fun to play!  The G minor/modal tonality really lets... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Recorda Me
Joe Henderson/arr. Caputo - Alfred Music Publishing

A relaxed samba style interpretation of this jazz classic that will delight!  A written out solo is provided as well as an improvisation scale guide to assist students in becoming comfortable improvising.... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
String Orchestra, Percussion Required e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
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
Smells Like Teen Spirit
arr. Larry Moore - Hal Leonard Corporation

Considered to be one of the greatest rock songs of all time, Nirvana's alternative rock anthem features a strong riff, engaging rhythms, and striking dynamic changes.  Larry Moore's arrangement also gives a... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
$45.00
Additional Score with opt. Guitar
$5.00
Tango Mysterioso
Susan H. Day - Highland/Etling Publishing

Winner of the 2011 Texas Orchestra Directors Association Composition Contest, this mysterious sounding tango is written in the keys of C minor and D minor, with much consideration given to make sure all parts... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
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
Terkisher Klezmer Fest
Julie Lyonn Lieberman - Highland/Etling Publishing

Klezmer music offers thrilling rhythms and festive yet mysterious melodic themes. In the key of C, this work challenges students with its "Gemini" notes that change identities, and its Eastern European modal... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
String Orchestra, Percussion Required e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Tico Tico
Zequinha de Abreu/arr. Lipton - Grand Mesa Music

Perhaps the most famous example of Brazilian Choro music, this piece is made accessible to high school players in this sterling arrangement featuring a whistle and a section that uses strings as percussion... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
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