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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
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
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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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$42.00
String Orchestra e-Print
VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
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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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$52.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$52.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
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
String Orchestra, Percussion Required e-Print
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Cielito Lindo
arr. Jorge L. Vargas/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

This may be the quintessential arrangement of this popular tune for string orchestra.  In his first published string work, Vargas has given all parts interesting material in a quasi-contrapuntal sound... view details

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
De Colores
arr. Douglas E. Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Offering variety and multicultural flavor, this upbeat and joyous folk song will be at home on any concert program. Though scored for less-experienced players, there is a remarkable fullness and sophistication... view details

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
VEVery Easy
$6.00
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
Erin Isle Sketches (Banna Strand, Cockles and Mussels, The Minstrel Boy)
arr. Elliot Del Borgo - C Alan / McClaren Productions

Three famous Irish songs are presented in the inimitable style of Elliot Del Borgo.  Carefully written with the intention of a fullness of  sound and expressive phrasing, this has great appeal to both player... view details

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String Orch or Full Orch 
MEMedium Easy
$60.00
Additional Score 
$12.00
Fantasia Espanola
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Soon Hee Newbold explores the world of Spanish music with fiery results!  Syncopated rhythms propel the passionate melodies which pass from one section to another, while pizzicato and col legno bowing create... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
MMedium
$5.00
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
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Hatikvah (from "Munich")
John Williams - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here is the authentic edition direct from John Williams and exactly as played in the film. Although this is the original film music, it is understated and remains at the medium easy level. The string parts... view details

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String Orch or Full Orch Opt. Winds; Opt Harp
MEMedium Easy
$40.00
Additional Score Opt. Winds; Opt Harp
MEMedium Easy
$5.00
Hava Naglia
David Bobrowitz/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

This authentic and energetic arrangement of the Hebrew folk song uses a solo quintet and percussion instruments to expand the palette of the traditional string orchestra. Percussion instruments used include... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$60.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Japanese Lullaby
Keiko Yamada - Carl Fischer LLC

This dramatic music is based on an authentic Japanese folk song Mori no Fukuro (The Forest Owl). This pensive and beautiful tune becomes the inspiration for a truly unique arrangement. Textures change... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.50
Jasmine Flower
arr. Douglas Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here is a very beautiful setting of the traditional Chinese folk song Molihua. This tune is a vital part of Chinese New Year celebrations and was featured at the 2004 Summer Olympics. The soothing... view details

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
String Orchestra e-Print
VEVery Easy
$40.00
Kalinka
Ivan Larionov / arr. Robert Longfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

Kalinka is a classic Russian folk dance in the traditional bottle dance format, carefully crafted here for developing string ensemble. A terrific opportunity to teach and perform music, style and... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$40.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
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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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$48.00
Full Score 
$6.00
Land of the Silver Birch
arr. Vince Gassi - Highland/Etling Publishing

For a special touch at your next concert, feature one of Canada's most popular folk songs. Often sung around campfires and including optional percussion, making this perfect for cross-cultural study. 2:45... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$48.00
Additional Score 
MMedium
$8.00
Lijiang River Landscape
Albert Wang - Ludwig-Masters Publications

An excellent vehicle for teaching phrasing, Lijiang River Landscape is also a marvelous multicultural addition to your concert. Albert Wang has once again adapted a Chinese folk song to the string... view details

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
A Little Stream
Albert Wang - Highland/Etling Publishing

One of the most well known folk songs of China, yet less well known elsewhere, this piece describes the beauty of a stream as it moves across the terrain, flowing quickly, flowing slowly, moving quietly and... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$48.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MMedium
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Postcards from Russia
Carrie Lane Gruselle - FJH Music Company Inc

This thrilling set of three Russian folk tunes will put your players (and audience) through their paces! Using a wide variety of dynamics, articulations, and tempi, three 3 tunes - Minka;... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Russian Folk Dance
Beth Weber/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

This fiery Russian dance, originally entitled Black Pete, will add a zestful sparkle to any string program. A real crowd-pleaser!... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Sakura, Sakura
Keiko Yamada - Carl Fischer LLC

This beautiful tune, also known as the Cherry Blossom Song, is probably the most famous Japanese folksong outside of Japan. Its haunting melody will enchant your orchestra and audience, as the players... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$50.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.50