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Allegheny Legend Allegheny Legend
Marcia Stockton - Imagine Music Publishing

Picture Pennsylvania's natural beauty as it was seen by the pioneers: a misty morning, vast expanses of tree-filled wilderness, the seemingly endless Allegheny River stretching far into the distance. The... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
American Fiddle Triptych 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
Additional Score 
$7.00
Ashokan Farewell 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
$54.00
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$10.00
The Blacksmith The Blacksmith
Sean O'Loughlin - Carl Fischer LLC

This English folk song is aggressively arranged with strong rhythms, angular lines and contemporary harmonies!  It's a great addition to your next concert! ... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Blue Fire Fiddler 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
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$5.00
Bluegrass Fiddle Frenzy 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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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
The Brilliant Red Shandandan Flowers 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 Dreaming and Dance Celtic Dreaming and Dance
Stephen Chin - Everything String

This moving piece is filled to the brim with poignant and ravishing melodies. The haunting main theme comes back in various guises and returns with great effect towards the end of the piece. Everybody will... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
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$6.00
Celtic Force 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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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
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$6.00
Danny Boy 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
$49.00
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$9.00
Danny Rocks 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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MEMedium Easy
$56.00
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$7.00
Deep River Deep River
Carrie Lane Gruselle - FJH Music Company Inc

This arrangement is sure to bring out your students' most expressive performance yet! Deep River is a timeless African-American spiritual that can be performed in any setting. This lush arrangement... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Donegal Fiddles 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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MEMedium Easy
$49.00
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$6.00
Down by the Glenside Down by the Glenside
Shirl Jae Atwell - Neil A Kjos Music Co

Hauntingly beautiful, this arrangement in E minor of an old Irish air brings sweeping melodies and rich harmonies together in a way that only Atwell can do. Shifting required for cello and bass... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$6.00
Erin Isle Sketches 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 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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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
Fantasy on Amazing Grace 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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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$6.00
Father Grumble 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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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Fiddlin' Casey Jones Fiddlin' Casey Jones
Traditional/arr. Andrew H. Dabczynski - Highland/Etling Publishing

This is a sparkling arrangement of the beloved American folk song that intermediate string players will have the skills to play, but more advanced students will find delightfully challenging. All sections... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$49.00
Additional Score 
$9.00
Folk Tune and Fiddle Dance 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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MEMedium Easy
$65.00
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$18.95
Follow the Drinking Gourd Follow the Drinking Gourd
arr. Carrie Lane Gruselle - Alfred Music Publishing

This great African American spiritual is now a part of our heritage. This song was shared among slaves as code for getting up North. The "drinking gourd" represented the Big Dipper and following north meant a... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$6.00
For the Star of County Down For the Star of County Down
arr. Deborah Monday - Neil A Kjos Music Co

This medley of Irish folksongs will add sparkle to any concert. Folksongs included are Gravelwalk; For The Star Of County Down and The Rakes of Kildare. Very idiomatic and very appealing.... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Funiculi, Funicula Funiculi, Funicula
Luigi Denza/arr. Sandra Dackow - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

It was always fun to sing this Italian song in elementary school music classes. Who could resist the swinging tarantella rhythms? No need to resist, join the fun!

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MEMedium Easy
$49.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Hatikvah 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 
$5.00