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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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$42.00
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$42.00
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$6.00
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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$45.00
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$45.00
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$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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$45.00
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$45.00
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$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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$42.00
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$6.00
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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$42.00
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$42.00
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$6.00
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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$40.00
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$40.00
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$6.00
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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$40.00
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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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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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$40.00
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$40.00
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$5.00
Chumbara
arr. Deborah Baker Monday - Wingert-Jones Publications

This traditional folksong from Quebec is remarkably similar to the famous Can-Can. Played at a lively tempo, this tune takes all your players up and down the D scale, gives each section a chance to... view details

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Early One Morning
arr. Andrew Balent - Ludwig-Masters Publications

A cheerful English folk song sung by generations of children! This setting matches the tuneful and sunny melody with flowing legato playing. A rehearsal piano and optional third violin part afford the ultimate... view details

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Ghost Ship
Michael Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Engage the imagination to build expressive playing as the orchestra enacts this old story of a lost ship. Combining original material as well as the sea chantey Spanish Ladies, this piece will be a... view details

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$45.00
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EEasy
$6.00
Grandfather's Clock
Henry Clay Work/arr. John O'Neill - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Wood blocks add a ticking clock to this timeless tune for string orchestra, while violas and cellos enjoy the classic melody. This is one selection everyone will know. ... view details

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Hungarian Folk Dance
arr. Janice L. McAllister - Kendor Music, Inc.

We welcome Janice L. McAllister to the Kendor family of writers with this exciting concert piece from the rich treasury of Hungarian folk music. Contrasting highly energetic and beautifully lyrical passages,... view details

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$52.00
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$10.00
Irish Fiddles
arr. John Beeman/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

The traditional Irish melody Denis Murphy is used as the basis for this rollicking fiddle tune featuring melodies for all instruments and a bagpipe-style drones. This very playable arrangement explores... view details

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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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$50.00
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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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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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$48.00
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Korean Melody
Traditional / Albert Wang - Ludwig-Masters Publications

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La Cucharacha
Traditional / J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

La Cucaracha (the Cockroach) is a traditional and probably very old Mexican Folk Song. Dozens of different verses have been added to this popular song over the years, and it is often performed in Mariachi... view details

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Leaning on the Everlasting Arms
arr. Carl Strommen - Carl Fischer LLC

This reverent setting of a beloved hymn by Anthony J. Showalter is sure to tug at the heart strings. The beautiful melody and strong harmonies combine to create one stunningly beautiful arrangement. A striking... view details

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$50.00
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Little Turtle Dove
arr. Carrie Lane Gruselle - FJH Music Company Inc

This tender and enduring traditional English melody is arranged to help your students learn to be independent in their parts, to be comfortable in A minor and C major, and to refine their legato technique,... view details

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Loch Lomond
arr. David Bobrowitz/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

This setting of the traditional folk song perfectly captures the Scottish flavor, including the sound of bagpipes from the lower strings. Full, sweeping melodic lines give this poignant arrangement a feeling... view details

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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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