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Olaf and the Elf Maiden
arr. Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

This lively Icelandic vikivaki folk song makes a great opener or closer and calls for stomping by the orchestra members. Telling the tragic tale of Olaf and his deadly encounter with an elf maiden, the music... view details

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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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VEVery Easy
$5.00
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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M-MAMedium-Medium-Advanced
$55.00
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$5.00
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
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
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MEMedium Easy
$7.00
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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EEasy
$42.00
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$6.00
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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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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MEMedium Easy
$6.00
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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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
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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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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VEVery Easy
$6.00
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
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
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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EEasy
$50.00
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$6.50
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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VE-EVery Easy-Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
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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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$7.00
Shenandoah
American Folk Melody / Bill Wolaver - Annie Moses Band Publishing

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MMedium
$50.00
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MMedium
$8.00
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
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EEasy
$40.00
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EEasy
$6.00
Shepherd's Hey
Traditional / James Meredith - Carl Fischer LLC

Violinist and educator James Meredith provides a delightful setting of the ever-popular English folk song, Shepherd's Hey. Note the clever addition of a quote from Country Gardens in the middle. Excellent... view details

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VEVery Easy
$47.00
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VEVery Easy
$6.00
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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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
The Simple Gifts of Music
arr. Jeffrey E. Turner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

A simple yet interesting arrangement of the much-loved tune, "Simple Gifts," that will delight all and celebrate music. The use of counterpoint provides a challenge, yet this delightful piece is still very... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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EEasy
$6.00
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
String Orch or Full Orch e-Print
EEasy
$53.00
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$7.00
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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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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Snow (Yuki)
Traditional / Brendan McBrien - Neil A Kjos Music Co

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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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MEMedium Easy
$6.00
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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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
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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EEasy
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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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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$6.00