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The Irish Baker The Irish Baker
arr. Robert Longfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

The traditional American folk and bluegrass favorite Angelina Baker is cleverly arranged in an Irish dance style for strings. Great fiddle melodies accompanied by drone harmony make it fun to... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Irish Fiddles 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
Irish Jig and Aire Irish Jig and Aire
arr. Ben Snoek - Wingert-Jones Publications

Drawing from rich Irish musical traditions, this setting combines well-known folk songs The Irish Washerwoman and Sheebeg, Sheemore. Your developing group will enjoy two of Irish music's best... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Irish Legend Irish Legend
Robert Kerr & Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Showcase your strings with fire and flair in the style of "Riverdance" and traditional Celtic music!  Written by Robert Kerr and arranged for strings by Soon Hee Newbold, this air and jig is a dramatic finale... view details
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MMedium
$60.00
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$9.00
Japanese Lullaby Japanese Lullaby
Keiko Yamada - Carl Fischer LLC

This dramatic music is based on an authentic Japanese folk song Mori no Fukuro (The Forest Owl). This pensive and beautiful tune becomes the inspiration for a truly unique arrangement. Textures change... view details
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EEasy
$50.00
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$6.50
Jasmine Flower 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
$40.00
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$6.00
Kalinka Kalinka
Ivan Larionov/arr. Robert Longfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

This classic Russian folk dance in the traditional bottle dance format is carefully crafted for developing string ensemble. A terrific opportunity to teach and perform music, style and tradition from... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Keltic Feast Keltic Feast
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

This Celtic tour de force runs the gamut of emotions. An aggressively rustic opening makes way for a joyful and catchy original jig followed by a legato setting of the beautiful folk tune Sheebeg and... view details
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$60.00
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$8.00
Korean Folk Song Variants Korean Folk Song Variants (Arirang)
arr. Elliot Del Borgo - Neil A Kjos Music Co

This best-known Korean folksong takes on a new life in this delightful work! Based on the pentatonic scale, the melody is taken through a series of beautiful, reflective and triumphal variations. It will be... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
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$6.00
Korean Melody Korean Melody
Traditional/arr. Albert Wang - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Suitable for year two of study, this lovely pentatonic melody is harmonized in fourths, fifths, and sixths. A few dotted rhythms may require attention, but the focus will be on beautiful tone and developing... view details

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EEasy
$48.00
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$6.00
L'il Liza Jane L'il Liza Jane
arr. Frank J. Halferty - Kendor Music, Inc.

Arranger Frank J. Halferty has taken this energetic melody and added easy fiddle-style touches, pizzicato, open string ostinatos and some fun bass lines.

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
La Cucharacha 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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$6.00
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
Leaning on the Everlasting Arms Leaning on the Everlasting Arms
arr. Carl Strommen - Carl Fischer LLC

This reverent setting of a beloved hymn by Anthony J. Showalter is sure to tug at the heart strings. The beautiful melody and strong harmonies combine to create one stunningly beautiful arrangement. A striking... view details
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EEasy
$50.00
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Leroy Anderson's Irish Suite, Part 1 Leroy Anderson's Irish Suite, Part 1
Leroy Anderson/arr. Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

The first three movements of this iconic work are now available in a dynamic scoring for your full orchestra.  Major themes are presented with all of the color and fresh invention of the original score.  This... view details
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String Orch or Full Orch 
MEMedium Easy
$63.00
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$9.00
Themes from Leroy Anderson's "Irish Suite, Part 2" Themes from Leroy Anderson's "Irish Suite, Part 2"
Leroy Anderson/arr. Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Major themes from the last three movements of Leroy Anderson's ever-popular "Irish Suite" are presented with all of the color and fresh invention of the original. This is music that will delight and entertain,... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$63.00
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$8.00
Lijiang River Landscape 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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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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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
Little Turtle Dove Little Turtle Dove
arr. Carrie Lane Gruselle - FJH Music Company Inc

This tender and enduring traditional English melody is arranged to encourage player independence and comfort in the keys of A minor and C major. Great teaching opportunities to review legato technique,... view details

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EEasy
$45.00
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Loch Lomond 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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$40.00
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Loch Lomond 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
$42.00
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The Lovat Scouts Quickstep The Lovat Scouts Quickstep
James Scott Skinner/arr. Clinesmith - Wingert-Jones Publications

Composed in the style of a Scotch reel, here is a lively quickstep march honoring Simon Fraser, the fourteenth Lord Lovat. This arrangement is a fusion of march and fiddle tune that lies perfectly under the... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Lovers Waltz Lovers Waltz
Jay Unger & Molly Mason /arr. Dabczynski - Alfred Music Publishing

Your audience will fall in love with this beautiful waltz arranged for your string orchestra. Perfect for teaching section independence, each part is unique and important, from the violin melody to the... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
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MEMedium Easy
$6.00
A Maid in Bedlam A Maid in Bedlam
arr. Shirl Jae Atwell - Neil A Kjos Music Co

This hauntingly beautiful setting of an English folksong is so good, it is reminiscent of Vaughan Williams. A heartfelt melody with a halo of countermelodies on high strings, it is simply luscious! Highly... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$6.00