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Amazing Grace
arr. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

This very simple arrangement really can be played by beginning students. The pentatonic nature of the melody avoids any issues with high or low second fingers, and the open string drones are easy and... view details

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BBeginning
$40.00
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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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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
Greensleeves Fantasy
Traditional / David Bobrowitz & J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Using the familiar ancient English folk song melody, the arranger spins out a "fantastic" meditation on "Greensleeves". Fragments of the melody to come tease the listeners' ear in the engaging introduction,... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
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MMedium
$8.00
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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MEMedium Easy
$60.00
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$8.00
Irish Fiddles
arr. John Beeman/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

The traditional Irish melody Denis Murphy is used as the basis for this rollicking fiddle tune featuring melodies for all instruments and a bagpipe-style drones. This very playable arrangement explores... view details

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EEasy
$50.00
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$8.00
La Cucharacha
Traditional / J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

La Cucaracha (the Cockroach) is a traditional and probably very old Mexican Folk Song. Dozens of different verses have been added to this popular song over the years, and it is often performed in Mariachi... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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EEasy
$6.00
Loch Lomond
arr. David Bobrowitz/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

This setting of the traditional folk song perfectly captures the Scottish flavor, including the sound of bagpipes from the lower strings. Full, sweeping melodic lines give this poignant arrangement a feeling... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$6.00
Mexican Hat Dance
Jesus Gonzalez Rubio / J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

The music for Mexican Hat Dance (Jarabae Tapatio) was written by Jess Gonzlez Rubio in the 1800s. It is danced by a man and a woman and is flirtatious in nature, with lots of stomping and heel tapping. The... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$40.00
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MEMedium Easy
$6.00
The Rowan Tree
arr. Steven Rosenhaus - Grand Mesa Music

This beautiful Scottish ballad commemorates the Rowan tree, also called the "Traveler's Tree," which is said to protect those on journeys. Everyone in the ensemble has an opportunity to perform the melody. A... view details

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EEasy
$50.00
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$6.00
Russian Folk Dance
Beth Weber/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

This fiery Russian dance, originally entitled Black Pete, will add a zestful sparkle to any string program. A real crowd-pleaser!... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
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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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$6.00