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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... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
American Square Dance Set American Square Dance Set
Traditional/arr. Bob Phillips - Highland/Etling Publishing

Using only paired eighth notes with the notes on the A, D, and G strings, this is an accessible piece that will help any group sound more mature. The easy, fun tune includes dancing for a change of pace and... view details

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VEVery Easy
$46.00
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$8.00
Appalachian Celebration Appalachian Celebration
Gary Fagan - Highland/Etling Publishing

This original piece is in a style reminiscent of the music of the rich cultural heritage of the Appalachia. Music is an important part of the Appalachian way of life. Traditional Appalachian music is... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$49.00
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$9.00
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
Dreidl Variants Dreidl Variants
Traditional/arr. Brendan McBrien - Highland/Etling Publishing

"S'vivon" is the Hebrew word for dreidel, a four-sided top that is popular with children during the celebration of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights. In this arrangement, variations... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$49.00
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$9.00
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
Land of the Silver Birch Land of the Silver Birch
arr. Vince Gassi - Highland/Etling Publishing

For a special touch at your next concert, feature one of Canada's most popular folk songs. It's often sung around campfires and makes a perfect cross-cultural study.

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MMedium
$48.00
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$7.00
A Lithuanian Nocturne A Lithuanian Nocturne
Traditional/arr. Richard Meyer - Highland/Etling Publishing

Develop your orchestra's legato playing skills with this lovely folk song. The interesting orchestration helps showcase a very mature sound and every section shares the melody.

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MEMedium Easy
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A Little Stream A Little Stream
Albert Wang - Highland/Etling Publishing

One of the most well known folk songs of China, yet less well known elsewhere, this piece describes the beauty of a stream as it moves across the terrain, flowing quickly, flowing slowly, moving quietly and... view details
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MMedium
$48.00
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$7.00
Mason's Apron, an Irish Reel Mason's Apron, an Irish Reel
Traditional/arr. Julie Lyonn Lieberman - Highland/Etling Publishing

In the key of A, this lively Irish tune stands out as a piece you could play again and again. With its upbeat, catchy melody and trademark snappy bowings, you might find your audience dancing in their seats... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$49.00
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$9.00
O'Neill's Castle O'Neill's Castle
Traditional/arr. Robert Sieving - Highland/Etling Publishing

This ancient Irish tune, still popular and arranged for maximum effect, will take the audience back to the old country. Just add some history of the U.K. for a cross-curricular unit.

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MEMedium Easy
$46.00
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Ragtime Annie Ragtime Annie
Bob Phillips - Highland/Etling Publishing

Here's a great way to teach easy syncopation.  Students will love the fun, rhythmic flavor and will want to play the tune over and over.  Each section is featured in this classic fiddle tune. ... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
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$6.00
Sally Goodin Sally Goodin
Traditional/arr. Todd Parrish - Highland/Etling Publishing

As far as authentic American fiddle tunes go, it doesn't get much better than this. This arrangement takes the listener through many standard variations in both major and minor keys. All sections get a turn... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$49.00
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The Smith's Set The Smith's Set
Traditional/arr. Renata Bratt - Highland/Etling Publishing

Delight your audience with three up-tempo Scottish dance tunes. Everyone plays the melody and the rollicking accompaniments using idiomatic Celtic bowings, accents, and rhythms. The first tune is... view details

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MMedium
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Smoky Mountain Christmas Smoky Mountain Christmas
Traditional/arr. Andrew H. Dabczynski - Highland/Etling Publishing

Snowy hilltops, timeless family traditions, and the atmosphere of a Smoky Mountain Christmas is captured in this arrangement of three traditional Appalachian carols. The simple modal melodies of Star of... view details

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EEasy
$46.00
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Terkisher Klezmer Fest Terkisher Klezmer Fest
Julie Lyonn Lieberman - Highland/Etling Publishing

Klezmer music offers thrilling rhythms and festive yet mysterious melodic themes. In the key of C, this work challenges students with its "Gemini" notes that change identities, and its Eastern European modal... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MEMedium Easy
$49.00
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$7.00
The Water Is Wide The Water Is Wide
Traditional/arr. Vince Gassi - Highland/Etling Publishing

The simple melody and placid harmony of this ancient love song provide a great opportunity for young musicians to explore expressiveness in their performance. This poignant arrangement will lift your... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$46.00
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Wayfarin' Stranger Wayfarin' Stranger
Traditional/arr. Barry Milner - Highland/Etling Publishing

A beloved Appalachian folk song and spiritual that is perfect for historical study! This arrangement generally stays in 1st position and employs mainly standard rhythms with a great introduction to... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$46.00
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$9.00