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African Adventure 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
Additional Score 
$6.00
African Blessing 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
Additional Score 
$6.00
American Fiddle Medley 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
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$7.00
American Fiddle Triptych 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
Additional Score 
$7.00
American Rounds 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
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$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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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$53.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Auld Lang Syne 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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EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
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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MMedium
$45.00
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$7.00
Bluegrass Fiddle Frenzy 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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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Cabbage Countdown 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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EEasy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
The Campbells Are Coming 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
Additional Score 
$6.00
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
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Celtic Force Celtic Force
Steve Frackenpohl - Kendor Music, Inc.

This driving medley contains four hard-hitting Irish fiddle tunes arranged in a Celtic rock style.  Students and audiences will enjoy the nonstop momentum of this exciting piece. ... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
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$6.00
Celtic Roots Celtic Roots
Kenneth Baird - Hal Leonard Corporation

Get ready to jig with this medley of two old Irish folk songs. Father O'Flynn's and The Gobby O are bright and jaunty and sure to get toes a-tappin'.... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Central Coach Special Central Coach Special
Calvin Custer - Hal Leonard Corporation

Hold on to your hat! This feisty piece is a fiddler's dream. All sections will get in on the fun as the stagecoach pulls into your concert! ... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MMedium
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.50
Chinese Folk Fantasy Chinese Folk Fantasy
James Curnow - Hal Leonard Corporation

The distinctive music of China and its rich history in the arts give this medley a special appeal to student performers. James' excellent blend of three traditional folk melodies is ideal teaching and program... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
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
$48.00
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$6.00
Danny Rocks 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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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Donegal Fiddles 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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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Down in Yon Forest Down in Yon Forest
arr. Brendan McBrien - Wingert-Jones Publications

This arrangement of a haunting English folk song exquisitely enhances the melody's beauty, adorning it with characteristic string colors, along with piano and bell timbres. The result is a breathtaking... view details
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String Orchestra Piano and Bells Required
MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Fantasia on a Theme from Thailand Fantasia on a Theme from Thailand
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

This captivating work is a set of variations on the Pong Lang Dance, one of Thailand's most popular melodies. The pong lang is a suspended vertical wooden xylophone whose keys are arranged upside... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Fantasy on Amazing Grace Fantasy on Amazing Grace
Robert Kerr - Alfred Music Publishing

Teach your students different playing styles in this fascinating work that takes the beloved folk hymn through different musical periods. Opening as a simple anthem, it gets different treatments as it travels... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Fantasy on Greensleeves Fantasy on Greensleeves
Mark Williams - Alfred Music Publishing

Finally, an arrangement of Greensleeves that beginning string orchestras can play! Set in E minor, it uses notes familiar to beginners and, through clever arranging, avoids new accidentals and difficult... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Folk Tune Air and Fiddler's Fury Folk Tune Air and Fiddler's Fury
Alexander Safford - Alfred Music Publishing

Showcase your strings!  From the lyric melody of the slow air, to the shuffle bowing, finger slides, and furious fiddling of the second section, your orchestra will love practicing this one!  This work... view details
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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$60.00