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African Adventure
Robert Sheldon - Alfred Music Publishing

When it comes time to celebrate the musical colors of Africa, combine forces with your string group and percussion ensemble on this stylish concert work for the developing ensemble. Repetitive rhythms and a... 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 
$6.00
African Blessing
Deborah Baker Monday - Kendor Music, Inc.

This outstanding arrangement of Bwana Awabariki gives young string players the chance to explore African culture. A simple rhythmic idea supports the melody, and is passed through the sections as the... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
EEasy
$42.00
String Orchestra, Percussion Optional e-Print
EEasy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Amazing Grace
arr. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

This very simple arrangement really can be played by beginning students. The pentatonic nature of the melody avoids any issues with high or low second fingers, and the open string drones are easy and... view details

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String Orchestra 
BBeginning
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
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 Medley
arr. Bob Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

Bring out the cowboy hats and bandanas for this fantastic arrangement of everyone's favorite fiddle tunes!  Perfect for young players or as a quick play-down finale for older players, this medley will soon... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
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
American Folk Song Suite
Jack Jarrett - FJH Music Company Inc

This rich four movement suite of American melodies is genuinely inspiring. Arranged for advanced string orchestras, simple folk tunes including Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair and the comical... view details

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String Orchestra 
MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
American Folk Songs for Intermediate String Orchestra
arr. Andy Carlson - Hal Leonard Corporation

Two folk songs for intermediate level string orchestra: Sally Goodin' and Wayfaring Stranger. ... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$49.99
Additional Score 
$10.00
American Rounds
arr. Bob Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

Two American tunes traditionally played as rounds come together to create a perfect first orchestra piece for young players. Reuben and Rachel and Sweetly Sings the Donkey are arranged in D Major... view details

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String Orchestra 
BBeginning
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
BBeginning
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
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 (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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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$53.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$53.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Auld Lang Syne
arr. Sandra Dackow - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This folk song from Scotland, is a favorite for ringing in the New Year!  Recognized around the world this well-loved folk song is set in a rich and full-sounding arrangement that includes fun sound effects... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Be Thou My Vision
arr. Robert Frost - Kendor Music, Inc.

Everyone should get the chance to play this beautiful folk tune, which is also an Irish hymn. Set in the key of C with a nice modulation to G, this keeps everyone in their most comfortable ranges and brings... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Beautiful Dreamer
Stephen C. Foster/arr. Lewis - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Here is a lush harmonic treatment of the Stephen Foster tune to maximize your string orchestra's beautiful tone quality. Chromatic yet tonal, this beloved lullaby is a soothing addition to any concert. ... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
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
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MMedium
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Blackberry Blossom
Gary Gackstatter - C Alan / McClaren Productions

Feature your top player on this famous American tune!  The first time through, the soloist takes the lead accompanied by some pizzicato and the occasional foot stomp.  The second time though, first violins... view details

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String Orchestra 
ME-MMedium Easy-Medium
$48.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
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
Full Score 
$5.00
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 Boll Weevil
Traditional / Doris Gazda - Carl Fischer LLC

Esteemed string pedagogue, Doris Gazda, presents a new setting for the youngest of students of the classic folk song, The Boll Weevil. Emphasis on the use of long bow strokes will help to improve your budding... view details

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String Orchestra 
BBeginning
$40.00
Additional Score 
BBeginning
$6.00
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
Cabbage Countdown (Variations on Boil Them Cabbage Down)
Bob Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

Here's a fun set of variations on the American fiddle tune, Bile Them Cabbage Down. You'll entertain your audience and teach your orchestra a few things along the way. Solid first-year rhythm patterns... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$42.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Calypso Jam
Barrage - Mel Bay Publications Inc.

After years of waiting, the creators of the musical group Barrage have made this arrangement available for your group. It's a guaranteed crowd pleaser for any school orchestra concert! The parts include a full... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
The Campbells Are Coming
arr. Sandra Dackow - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Conjure images of bagpipes, drums, and parades, while enjoying familiar Scottish music in this lovely arrangement of an ancient tune.  All parts remain in first position.  The optional percussion will add 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
Camptown Races
Stephen C. Foster / Keith Christopher - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Your students will find this popular folk song fun to learn and play. The contrasts in dynamics and pizzicato will keep players interested in rehearsal---even the cellos and basses get to play the melody! 1:10... view details

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
VEVery Easy
$7.00