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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
Additional Score 
$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
Additional Score 
$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
Additional Score 
$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
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$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
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$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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EEasy
$40.00
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$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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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$7.00
Shenandoah Shenandoah
American Folk Melody / Bill Wolaver - Annie Moses Band Publishing

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MMedium
$50.00
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$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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VEVery Easy
$47.00
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$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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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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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$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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EEasy
$40.00
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$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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EEasy
$40.00
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$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