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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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$45.00
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$6.00
Amazing Grace Amazing Grace
Traditional/arr. Sean O'Loughlin - Carl Fischer LLC

Amazing Grace may well be the most popular hymn ever written, though it has never sounded better than in this absolutely gorgeous setting. Flowing lines along with some impressive harmonic twists... view details

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$50.00
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$6.50
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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$45.00
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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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$49.00
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$8.00
Be Thou My Vision 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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$45.00
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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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$46.00
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$8.00
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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$46.00
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Canciones de Ninos Canciones de Ninos
arr. Deborah Baker Monday - Kendor Music, Inc.

Bring a taste of South America to your next concert with this delightful arrangement of traditional children's songs (San Severino and De Colores). The popular melodies are introduced in... view details

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$48.00
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Ceilidh Dances Ceilidh Dances
Traditional/arr. Bob Phillips - Highland/Etling Publishing

A ceilidh, a party featuring dancing and fiddling, is a whirling, twirling, blow-out event. Feel the full flavor of the Celtic lands in this very playable medley featuring three traditional tunes: The... view details

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$46.00
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Celtic Roots Celtic Roots
Traditional/arr. 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'.

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Celtic Suite Celtic Suite
Traditional/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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Childgrove Childgrove
Anonymous/arr. Shirl Jae Atwell - Ludwig-Masters Publications

A country-dance tune from Playford's English Dancing Master, this is an excellent introduction to simple cut time. The work contains only a few dotted-note rhythms and has interesting parts for all... view details

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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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Chumbara 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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Civil War Echoes Civil War Echoes
Traditional/arr. Robert Longfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

As the nation commemorates 150 years since the Civil War, here is an appealing medley for young players that uses music of the period. The bugle call Taps originated during the Civil War and is... view details

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Criancas da Canoa Criancas da Canoa
Traditional/arr. Steven Frackenpohl - Kendor Music, Inc.

Translated as "Canoe Children," this piece is a lively arrangement of three Brazilian folk songs. The tunes are shared generously between different sections, and the momentum pushes forward to an energetic... view details

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Drowsy Maggie Drowsy Maggie
Traditional/arr. Deborah Baker Monday - Wingert-Jones Publications

This traditional Irish tune is at the top of most fiddle players' favorites lists. It has lots of musical interest because of the two contrasting sections. The first section, in E dorian, has... view details

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Early One Morning 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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$42.00
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An English Folksong An English Folksong
arr. Terry McQuilkin - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

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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$48.00
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French Dance French Dance
Traditional/arr. Deborah Baker Monday - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

One of several popular dances from the time of the French Renaissance, this setting has a driving pulse with attractive modal harmonies in the friendly key of E natural minor. All instruments have melodic... view details

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Gaelic Air and Dance Gaelic Air and Dance (Parting Glass and Collins' Reel)
arr. Deborah Baker-Monday - Kendor Music, Inc.

Your students will enjoy playing this delightful pairing of two Celtic favorites. Parting Glass is melodic and rich with a sophisticated sound full of expressive phrasing. Collins' Reel provides... view details
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$48.00
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Ghost Ship 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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$49.00
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Goin' to Boston Goin' to Boston
arr. Carrie Lane Gruselle - Alfred Music Publishing

The spirit and drive of the sea chantey is captured in this American folksong arranged for younger orchestras! All sections get to play the melody. It's great for reinforcing 16th notes and simple... view details
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Grandfather's Clock 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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$42.00
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