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Folk Music for String Orchestra (143)
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The Rowan Tree 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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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Russian Folk Dance 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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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Sagebrush Sagebrush
James Curnow - Hal Leonard Corporation

Young fiddlers will enjoy this little western ditty that's full of fun country flavor. It'll help them work on their bowing technique as well as how to blend with each other and the percussion section. Yee... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score with percussion
$5.00
Sakura, Sakura Sakura, Sakura
Keiko Yamada - Carl Fischer LLC

This beautiful tune, also known as the Cherry Blossom Song, is probably the most famous Japanese folksong outside of Japan. Its haunting melody will enchant your orchestra and audience, as the players... view details
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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.50
Scarborough Fair 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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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Scottish Fiddle Medley 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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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Shaker Hymn Shaker Hymn
arr. John O'Reilly - Alfred Music Publishing

Based on the hymn "Tis the Gift to be Simple" (used in Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring), this arrangement is a superb vehicle for exploring Early American music and its links to the present. Skillfuly... view details
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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Shenandoah Shenandoah
American Folk Melody / Bill Wolaver - Annie Moses Band Publishing

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Shepherd's Hey Shepherd's Hey
Traditional/arr. James Meredith - Carl Fischer LLC

This work is a delightful setting of the ever-popular English folk song. It includes a clever addition of a quote from Country Gardens in the middle. Excellent teaching material for developing... view details

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$47.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Shepherd's Hey Shepherd's Hey
arr. Patrick Roszell - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

A delightful arrangement of this captivating tune that is easy to play! Teaching opportunities abound including reinforcing C natural on the A string, F natural on the E string, and contrasting staccato and... view details
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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Shortnin' Bread Blues 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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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Simple Gifts Simple Gifts
arr. Andrew Balent - C L Barnhouse Company

The simple treatment of this American folk melody will add a beautiful moment to your next performance.

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
The Simple Gifts of Music The Simple Gifts of Music
arr. Jeffrey E. Turner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This simple, interesting arrangement of the much-loved tune "Simple Gifts" celebrates the gift of music. Use of counterpoint provides a challenge, yet this delightful piece is still very playable.

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Siyahamba Siyahamba
arr. Douglas Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Bring the wonder of Africa to your orchestra with this fabulous arrangement of the traditional Zulu song, Siyahamba! The bold major sixth and seventh leaps, bring a resolutely hopeful quality to the... view details
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String Orch or Full Orch 
EEasy
$53.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Slane Slane (Be Thou My Vision)
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Soon Hee Newbold's setting of this familiar Irish hymn is an ideal study in smooth legato bowing and artful phrasing. Sections of the melodies roll gracefully, creating plaintive suspensions and encouraging... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Snow Snow (Yuki)
Traditional/arr. Brendan McBrien - Neil A Kjos Music Co

This delicate and colorful arrangement of a timeless folk tune, Snow  introduces your orchestra to the subtle beauty of traditional Japanese music. With a sweet and playful melody and a... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Songs Without Words Songs Without Words (I'll Love My Love)
Gustav Holst/arr. Hans - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

The hauntingly beautiful English folk song I'll Love My Love tells the story of a young lady who is grief stricken after her true love is sent off to sea. Based on the second movement of Holst's Second... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Soon I Will Be Done Soon I Will Be Done
Carrie Lane Gruselle - FJH Music Company Inc

This masterful arrangement presents the traditional spiritual with articulation tugging against the conversant legato passages, embodying the tension of the earth-bound life against the anticipation of what's... view details
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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Spider Web 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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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Spirit of the American West Spirit of the American West
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Explore the wide open spaces with this bold original! Soon Hee Newbold has created a piece filled with all the excitement you would expect from the wild west,  and your strings will love playing it.  A key... view details
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String Orchestra 
ME-MEMedium Easy-Medium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Stone Mountain Stomp Stone Mountain Stomp
Carl Strommen - Carl Fischer LLC

This one stands out in the "fiddle tune" category. Carl Strommen has managed to take some of the sounds of Southern fiddling and mix them with a Western "Copland-esque" style and make something really special.... view details
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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$47.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Strings All Around Strings All Around (An Orchestral Exordium)
arr. Andrew H. Dabczynski - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here is a light-hearted piece to introduce, recruit or simply feature your string players. This arrangement of a favorite Austrian round includes reproducible pages for optional sing-along with audience or... view details
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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Suite for Strings Suite for Strings
John Rutter - Goodmusic

In the tradition of Britten, Holst, and Vaughan Williams before him, British composer John Rutter has composed a wonderful work for strings based on the rich legacy of folk music of the British Isles. World... view details
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String Orchestra Full Score & Set 4/4/3/4/2
MAMedium-Advanced
$51.25
Additional Score Full Score
$12.90
Individual Part Violin 1
$3.25
Individual Part Violin 2
$3.25
Individual Part Viola
$3.25
Individual Part Cello
$3.25
Individual Part Bass
$3.25
Sunayama Sunayama
Keiko Yamada - Carl Fischer LLC

A hauntingly beautiful Japanese folksong is the basis for this mysterious, lush setting by popular composer Keiko Yamada. Sunayama gives you the opportunity to feature your four best players with string... view details
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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.50