Orchestra ››  Folk Music for String Orchestra (21)
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Ash Grove
Michael Hopkins - Kendor Music, Inc.

Your students will love playing this arrangement of the traditional Welsh folk song!  Written at the very easy level, all the parts have an interesting variety of material.  This is an excellent piece to teach... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Camptown Races
Stephen C. Foster / Keith Christopher - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Your students will find this popular folk song fun to learn and play. The contrasts in dynamics and pizzicato will keep players interested in rehearsal---even the cellos and basses get to play the melody! 1:10... view details

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VEVery Easy
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VEVery Easy
$6.00
Celtic Dance
Mark Williams - Alfred Music Publishing

Young string players will love getting a hold of this playable original dance in the Celtic style. Written in E dorian mode, the work uses only the notes of a one-octave D major scale, and makes a fine... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Cielito Lindo
arr. Jorge L. Vargas/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

This may be the quintessential arrangement of this popular tune for string orchestra.  In his first published string work, Vargas has given all parts interesting material in a quasi-contrapuntal sound... view details

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De Colores
arr. Douglas E. Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Offering variety and multicultural flavor, this upbeat and joyous folk song will be at home on any concert program. Though scored for less-experienced players, there is a remarkable fullness and sophistication... view details

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VEVery Easy
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VEVery Easy
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The E. C. Roberts
Traditional / Shirl Jae Atwell - Neil A Kjos Music Co

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VEVery Easy
$48.00
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VEVery Easy
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Fantasy on Greensleeves
Mark Williams - Alfred Music Publishing

Finally, an arrangement of Greensleeves that beginning string orchestras can play! Set in E minor, it uses notes familiar to beginners and, through clever arranging, avoids new accidentals and difficult... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Fiddle Faddle Hoedown
Thom Sharp - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Your first-years will fiddle their hearts out during this foot-stomper. This selection focuses on repeated 16th note patterns at a quick tempo, building confidence through lots of unison playing. Get out your... view details

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Fiddlin' with the Classics
Deborah Baker Monday - FJH Music Company Inc

Where will you find Lil' Liza Jane next to George Frideric Handel? In this classy clutch of classics commingled with fiddle favorites! Beloved themes from Mozart and Beethoven are layered and... view details

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Greensleeves
arr. John Caponegro - Kendor Music, Inc.

This Gaelic melody is one every child should know and play, particularly at holiday time.  With a Celtic raised 6th in the melody, this arrangement will provide a bit of a challenge for the youngest musicians.... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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Jasmine Flower
arr. Douglas Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here is a very beautiful setting of the traditional Chinese folk song Molihua. This tune is a vital part of Chinese New Year celebrations and was featured at the 2004 Summer Olympics. The soothing... view details

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VEVery Easy
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L'il Liza Jane
arr. Frank J. Halferty - Kendor Music, Inc.

This arrangement provides terrific material for grade 1 string orchestras. Frank Halferty has taken this energetic melody, added easy fiddle style touches, pizzicato, open string ostinatos and some fun bass... view details

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VEVery Easy
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Lijiang River Landscape
Albert Wang - Ludwig-Masters Publications

An excellent vehicle for teaching phrasing, Lijiang River Landscape is also a marvelous multicultural addition to your concert. Albert Wang has once again adapted a Chinese folk song to the string... 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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EEasy
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VEVery Easy
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Olaf and the Elf Maiden
arr. Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

This lively Icelandic vikivaki folk song makes a great opener or closer and calls for stomping by the orchestra members. Telling the tragic tale of Olaf and his deadly encounter with an elf maiden, the music... view details

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VEVery Easy
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Robin Hood and Little John (Cornish May Dance)
arr. Sandra Dackow - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Enjoy the legend of Robin Hood with this lively dance from days of yore. The bouncy melody is a delight, the bowings and articulations are easy to grasp, and the well-scored parts feature each ensemble... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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VEVery Easy
$6.00
Scarborough Fair
arr. Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

The aching emotion in this interpretation of Scarborough Fair is a genuine treat for young string groups. The lyrics of the 16th century (possibly older) ballad relates a heartsick couple proposing... view details

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VE-EVery Easy-Easy
$40.00
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Scottish Fiddle Medley
arr. Bob Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

This brief romp though The Waves of Tory and The Stronsay Wedding offers young players a marvelous opportunity to enjoy the "fiddle" style in a fun and rewarding way. Take a close look at the... view details

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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$7.00
Shepherd's Hey
Traditional / James Meredith - Carl Fischer LLC

Violinist and educator James Meredith provides a delightful setting of the ever-popular English folk song, Shepherd's Hey. Note the clever addition of a quote from Country Gardens in the middle. Excellent... view details

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VEVery Easy
$47.00
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VEVery Easy
$6.00
Shortnin' Bread Blues
Deborah Baker Monday - Wingert-Jones Publications

Here is a great way to introduce your young string orchestra to the blues in swing style applied to an American folk song they will already know.  The walking bass line really adds to the bluesy flavor.  A... view details

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VEVery Easy
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Spider Web
arr. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

In this fun and dramatic string work for first year players, a musical showdown between a pesky fly and a very persistent spider uses the folk tunes Shoo Fly and The Eency Weency Spider. Motifs... view details

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