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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
Amazing Grace
Virginia Harmony/arr. Lewis - Ludwig-Masters Publications

The timeless quality of this lovely hymn lends itself well to the sonority of strings.  Independent parts for all instruments emphasize this natural beauty and highlight its emotional character.  This is a... view details

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String Orchestra 
ME-MMedium Easy-Medium
$42.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
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
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
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
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$53.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Blackberry Blossom
Gary Gackstatter - C Alan / McClaren Productions

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 though, first violins... view details

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String Orchestra 
ME-MMedium Easy-Medium
$48.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
Blue Fire Fiddler
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Energetic, exciting and fun, are the words that best describe this kickin' fiddle tune. This fast and furious fiddling piece sounds much harder than it really is. Riffs, finger patterns and bowings are very... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Full Score 
$5.00
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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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
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 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
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
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
MEMedium Easy
$6.00
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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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
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 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
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
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Father Grumble
arr. Carrie Lane Gruselle - FJH Music Company Inc

A country fiddle introduction leads into this lively folk tune about the age old dispute: who works harder -- a husband or his wife? This rousing arrangement features a mix of articulations and textures that... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Folk Tune and Fiddle Dance
Percy Fletcher - Boosey & Hawkes

A long-time favorite for festival and contest, Percy Fletcher's two-movement suite has been a choice teaching piece for school orchestras.  In true English folk style, the first movement has multiple sections... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$65.00
Additional Score 
MEMedium Easy
$18.95
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
The Irish Baker
Arr. Robert Longfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

The traditional American folk and bluegrass favorite "Angelina Baker" is cleverly arranged in an Irish dance style for strings. Great fiddle melodies accompanied by drone harmony make it fun to teach and play.... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$40.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
MEMedium Easy
$5.00
Irish Jig and Aire
arr. Ben Snoek - Wingert-Jones Publications

Drawing from rich Irish musical traditions, this setting combines well-known folk songs The Irish Washerwoman and Sheebeg, Sheemore. Your developing group will enjoy two of Irish music's best... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
MEMedium Easy
$6.00
Keltic Feast
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

This Celtic tour de force runs the gamut of emotions. An aggressively rustic opening makes way for a joyful and catchy original jig followed by a legato setting of the beautiful folk tune Sheebeg and... view details

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String Orchestra 
ME-MMedium Easy-Medium
$60.00
String Orchestra e-Print
ME-MMedium Easy-Medium
$60.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Leroy Anderson's Irish Suite, Part 1
Leroy Anderson/arr. Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

The first three movements of this iconic work are now available in a dynamic scoring for your full orchestra.  Major themes are presented with all of the color and fresh invention of the original score.  This... view details

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String Orch or Full Orch 
MEMedium Easy
$63.00
String Orch or Full Orch e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$63.00
Full Score 
MMedium
$9.00
Themes from Leroy Anderson's "Irish Suite, Part 2"
Leroy Anderson/arr. Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Major themes from the last three movements of Leroy Anderson's ever-popular "Irish Suite" are presented with all of the color and fresh invention of the original. This is music that will delight and entertain,... view details

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String Orch or Full Orch 
MEMedium Easy
$63.00
String Orch or Full Orch e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$63.00
Additional Score 
$8.00