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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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$6.50
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
Additional Score 
$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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String Orch or Full Orch 
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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$6.00
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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$5.00
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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EEasy
$40.00
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$6.00
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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$6.00
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
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
Mexican Hat Dance Mexican Hat Dance
Jesus Gonzalez Rubio/arr. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Written in the 1800s, it is danced by a man and a woman with lots of stomping and heel tapping, while wearing traditional Mexican outfits. The man flings his sombrero (Mexican hat) to the ground, and the... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
Mock Morris Mock Morris
Percy Grainger/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

"Always merry and bright" is how Grainger described this cheerful tune!  Composed in the style of the traditional English "Morris Dance," this completely original work could be described as sort of an English... view details
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MMedium
$60.00
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$10.50
Mock Morris Mock Morris (English Country Dance)
Percy Grainger/arr. Giardiniere - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

The morris dance has been performed throughout the English countryside since the time of William Shakespeare. Percy Grainger was so taken by the form that he wrote his own melodies for the dance, with great... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Molly on the Shore Molly on the Shore
Percy Grainger/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

A rollicking good time! Not another "Celtic clone," this is actually a setting of two Irish reels Grainger arranged for string quartet in 1907.  It retains much of its quartet flavor by giving each section... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$10.50
Mountain Spring Mountain Spring
Dean Marshall/arr. Barrage - Mel Bay Publications Inc.

Barrage is an internationally acclaimed violin ensemble that presents diverse musical styles with dazzling choreography to produce a show that is truly spellbinding! Mountain Spring has been their... view details
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MMedium
$40.00
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$10.00
Nautical Variations Nautical Variations (Blow, Ye Winds)
Gene Milford - Carl Fischer LLC

Nautical Variations is an arrangement of the sea shanty Blow, Ye Winds presented in five contrasting settings. The bright, bouncy tune moves along at a moderate tempo and is passed from section... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$7.00
Oh! Susanna Oh! Susanna
Stephen C. Foster/arr. Mike Lewis - Ludwig-Masters Publications

The lush harmonies and chromaticism bring an amazing depth and beauty to this wonderful folk song.

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MAMedium-Advanced
$45.00
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$6.00
Olaf and the Elf Maiden Olaf and the Elf Maiden
arr. Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

This lively Icelandic vikivaki folk song calls for foot stomping while it tells the tragic tale of Olaf and his deadly encounter with an elf maiden. Includes open drones that support the melody, which is... view details

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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Over the Sea to Skye Over the Sea to Skye
arr. Douglas E. Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

A warm and embracing low string sound throughout provides support to this ageless ballad. The individual parts are easy to learn, with no subdivision of the beat and careful attention given to the needs of... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
Point Lookout Point Lookout (A Fantasy on Civil War Songs)
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Inspired by the rich history of Point Lookout State Park in Maryland, this fantasy on civil war songs pays tribute to the remnants of Fort Lincoln, which served as a Civil War fortification. Songs used in the... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
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$5.00