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Amazing Grace Amazing Grace
Traditional/arr. Jack Bullock - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

The striking melodies, the simple and meaningful words, and the many ways the music can be interpreted create an immortal song that touches us all. This beautiful setting allows for adjustment of the... view details

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VEVery Easy
$46.00
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$8.00
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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EEasy
$45.00
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$7.00
American Rounds American Rounds
arr. Bob Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

Two American tunes traditionally played as rounds come together to create a perfect first orchestra piece for young players. Reuben and Rachel and Sweetly Sings the Donkey are arranged in D Major... view details
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BBeginning
$45.00
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$6.00
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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MEMedium Easy
$54.00
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$10.00
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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EEasy
$49.00
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$6.00
Billy Tell Overture Billy Tell Overture
Gioacchino Rossini/arr. Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

This bluegrass "fiddle" version of Rossini's famous overture will get your audiences' toes tappin' and your violinists' fingers flyin'. The entire violin section is featured in this fun, virtuosic-sounding... view details
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MMedium
$46.00
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$7.00
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
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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EEasy
$42.00
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$8.00
Camptown Races Camptown Races
Stephen C. Foster/arr. 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... view details

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VEVery Easy
$46.00
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$6.00
Carrickfergus Carrickfergus
Traditional/arr. Patrick Roszell - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Beautiful, nostalgic, and lush, this intimate arrangement of a traditional Irish tune is an excellent tool for teaching phrasing and legato playing.

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MMedium
$56.00
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$10.00
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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EEasy
$46.00
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$8.00
Celtic Dance 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
$46.00
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$8.00
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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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
De Colores De Colores
arr. Douglas E. Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Offering variety and multicultural flavor, this upbeat, 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
$46.00
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$6.00
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
Dry Bones Dry Bones
arr. Andrew H. Dabczynski - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Each student has a chance to play the melody with their "finger-bones connected to their hand bones" in this bone-rattling arrangement of the well-known spiritual, perfect for Halloween or any time of year!... view details

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VEVery Easy
$49.00
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$6.00
Early One Morning Early One Morning
Traditional/arr. Sandra Dackow - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

The perfect first orchestra experience, this tune is straightforward and beautifully simple. All parts remain in 1st position and include only the most basic rhythms.

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$8.00
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
Fantasy on Greensleeves 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
$46.00
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$6.00
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
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$9.00
Folk Tune Air and Fiddler's Fury Folk Tune Air and Fiddler's Fury
Alexander Safford - Alfred Music Publishing

Showcase your strings!  From the lyric melody of the slow air, to the shuffle bowing, finger slides, and furious fiddling of the second section, your orchestra will love practicing this one!  This work... view details
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MMedium
$60.00
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$8.00
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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$9.00