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Folk Music for String Orchestra (143)
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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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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$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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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$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
Additional Score 
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
Additional Score 
$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
Additional Score 
$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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String Orchestra 
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
Additional Score 
$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
Postcards from Russia Postcards from Russia
Carrie Lane Gruselle - FJH Music Company Inc

This thrilling set of three Russian folk tunes will put your players (and audience) through their paces! Using a wide variety of dynamics, articulations, and tempi, three 3 tunes - Minka;... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$5.00
Prelude on an Early American Folk Hymn Prelude on an Early American Folk Hymn
Traditional/arr. Claude T. Smith - Wingert-Jones Publications

First published in 1984, this new 30th anniversary commemorative edition revisits the tranquil setting of the American folk hymn My Shepherd Will Supply My Need. It blends piano (or harp) with... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
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
Red Pepper Red Pepper
arr. Jeffrey S. Bishop - Wingert-Jones Publications

Based on traditional Zydeco music and Cajun fiddling style, this clever arrangement passes tunes playfully from one section to another, sometimes over a pizzicato walking bass line. This top-seller is full of... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Revenge of the Red Pepper Revenge of the Red Pepper
Jeffrey Bishop - Wingert-Jones Publications

Here is the spicy sequel to the popular original Red Pepper. A lively melody gives the impression that we've just eaten chili peppers, and begin to feel the effects. A bit of swagger makes this the... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Robin Hood and Little John Robin Hood and Little John (Cornish May Dance)
arr. Sandra Dackow - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Enjoy the legend of Robin Hood with this lively dance from days of yore. The bouncy melody is a delight, the bowings and articulations are easy to grasp, and the well-scored parts feature each ensemble... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
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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EEasy
$50.00
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$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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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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EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.50