Arranged now for string orchestra, this traditional Hebrew song and its text provided comfort to the victims and survivors of the Holocaust, serving as a beacon of hope for the future and for mankind. A
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 through, first violins
Beautiful, nostalgic, and lush, this intimate arrangement of a traditional Irish tune is an excellent tool for teaching phrasing and legato playing.
Sailors beware when cantankerous Crooked-Toe the pirate takes his nightly walk on the deck! More than a novelty tune, it's an educational presentation of several classical music references and English
The bittersweet longing for a love across cultural boundaries begins this visit to Ireland with The Flower of Magherally and solo opportunities for your principal violist. Next, a boisterous slip
The African-American spiritual Ain't-a That Good News! exuberantly expresses joy and hope. Set as a slow swing, plenty of articulations help students achieve the proper style. Basses and cellos
Using the familiar ancient English folk song melody, the arranger spins out a "fantastic" meditation on Greensleeves. Fragments of the melody tease the listeners' ear in the engaging introduction,
This elegant, soulful number introduces students to the limitless expressive power of the blues. With swing rhythms (including walking bass), a lyrical tune, and a mood that is at once pensive and joyful,
For generations the words of the Irish Blessing with its reference to the land, our children and to the people who shape our lives, has inspired so many people. This three movement work scored for
Students will love to play this extremely popular Irish reel that has been heard in movies and television. It infuses a nice, lyrical middle section giving the piece some much-needed repose before firing up
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