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Folk Music for String Orchestra (20)
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Ash Grove Ash Grove
Michael Hopkins - Kendor Music, Inc.

Your students will love playing this arrangement of the traditional Welsh folk song!  Written at the very easy level, all the parts have an interesting variety of material.  This is an excellent piece to teach... view details
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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Ashokan Farewell Ashokan Farewell (from The Civil War)
arr. Calvin Custer - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

The simple, memorable theme from the acclaimed PBS series makes excellent concert fare. Calvin Custer's realistic treatment includes the easy violin solo, piano and percussion. This is technically quite easy,... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$54.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
Billy Tell Overture Billy Tell Overture
Gioacchino Rossini/arr. Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

This bluegrass "fiddle" version of Rossini's famous overture will get your audiences' toes tappin' and your violinists' fingers flyin'. The entire violin section is featured in this fun, virtuosic-sounding... view details
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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$46.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Blue Fire Fiddler Blue Fire Fiddler
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Energetic, exciting and fun, are the words that best describe this kickin' fiddle tune. This fast and furious fiddling piece sounds much harder than it really is. Riffs, finger patterns and bowings are very... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Celtic Dance Celtic Dance
Mark Williams - Alfred Music Publishing

Young string players will love getting a hold of this playable original dance in the Celtic style. Written in E dorian mode, the work uses only the notes of a one-octave D major scale, and makes a fine... view details
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VEVery Easy
$46.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Celtic Suite Celtic Suite
arr. Kathy L. Fishburn - Wingert-Jones Publications

Two beautiful folk melodies in the graceful style of Celtic music. Including Bonnie Doon and The Minstrel Boy, contrasts between the movements make this an interesting concert and festival... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Danny Boy Danny Boy
arr. Harry Alshin - Alfred Music Publishing

Lovely, interweaving countermelodies create a rich inner texture in this beautiful arrangement of the timeless love song. Sensibly placed in the key of D Major, this beautiful arrangement will have lasting... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$49.00
Additional Score 
$9.00
An English Folksong An English Folksong
arr. Terry McQuilkin - Neil A Kjos Music Co

The tune which forms the basis of this piece, Dives And Lazarus, was also used by Ralph Vaughan Williams in his Five Variants Of Dives And Lazarus. This sensitive piece is excellent for working on phrasing,... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Folk Tune and Fiddle Dance Folk Tune and Fiddle Dance
Percy Fletcher - Boosey & Hawkes

A long-time favorite for festival and contest, Percy Fletcher's two-movement suite has been a choice teaching piece for school orchestras.  In true English folk style, the first movement has multiple sections... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$65.00
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$18.95
Greensleeves Greensleeves
arr. John Caponegro - Kendor Music, Inc.

This Gaelic melody is one every child should know and play, particularly at holiday time.  With a Celtic raised 6th in the melody, this arrangement will provide a bit of a challenge for the youngest musicians.... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Irish Legend Irish Legend
Robert Kerr & Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Showcase your strings with fire and flair in the style of "Riverdance" and traditional Celtic music!  Written by Robert Kerr and arranged for strings by Soon Hee Newbold, this air and jig is a dramatic finale... view details
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MMedium
$60.00
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$9.00
Korean Folk Song Variants Korean Folk Song Variants (Arirang)
arr. Elliot Del Borgo - Neil A Kjos Music Co

This best-known Korean folksong takes on a new life in this delightful work! Based on the pentatonic scale, the melody is taken through a series of beautiful, reflective and triumphal variations. It will be... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Loch Lomond Loch Lomond
arr. Noah Klauss - Kendor Music, Inc.

A folk music classic that is a staple for young players. Recorded by Michigan State University Orchestra on the CD, Teaching Music Through Performance in Orchestra Volume 1 - Pepper #5973728.             ... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Mock Morris Mock Morris
Percy Grainger/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

"Always merry and bright" is how Grainger described this cheerful tune!  Composed in the style of the traditional English "Morris Dance," this completely original work could be described as sort of an English... view details
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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$60.00
Additional Score 
$10.50
Red Pepper Red Pepper
arr. Jeffrey S. Bishop - Wingert-Jones Publications

Based on traditional Zydeco music and Cajun fiddling style, this clever arrangement passes tunes playfully from one section to another, sometimes over a pizzicato walking bass line. This top-seller is full of... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Scarborough Fair Scarborough Fair
arr. Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

The aching emotion in this interpretation of Scarborough Fair is a genuine treat for young string groups. The lyrics of the 16th century (possibly older) ballad relates a heartsick couple proposing... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Slane Slane (Be Thou My Vision)
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Soon Hee Newbold's setting of this familiar Irish hymn is an ideal study in smooth legato bowing and artful phrasing. Sections of the melodies roll gracefully, creating plaintive suspensions and encouraging... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Suite for Strings Suite for Strings
John Rutter - Goodmusic

In the tradition of Britten, Holst, and Vaughan Williams before him, British composer John Rutter has composed a wonderful work for strings based on the rich legacy of folk music of the British Isles. World... view details
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String Orchestra Full Score & Set 4/4/3/4/2
MAMedium-Advanced
$54.25
Additional Score Full Score
$12.90
Individual Part Violin 1
$3.25
Individual Part Violin 2
$3.25
Individual Part Viola
$3.25
Individual Part Cello
$3.25
Individual Part Bass
$3.25
Variations on a Well-Known Sea Chantey Variations on a Well-Known Sea Chantey
arr. Richard Stephan - Neil A Kjos Music Co

Your students will get a real workout on this rousing "theme and variations" arrangement! All will recognize the perennial favorite Drunken Sailor as the theme, which gets a nice "facelift" by Richard... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
When Johnny Comes Marching Home When Johnny Comes Marching Home
arr. Richard Stephan - Kendor Music, Inc.

This classic piece of Civil war history provides many great teaching opportunities, musically and historically. Recorded by Michigan State University Orchestra on the CD, Teaching Music Through... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$6.00