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The Abduction from the Seraglio (Overture)
W.A. Mozart/arr. Hoffman - Hal Leonard Corporation

From the comic opera filled with pirates, Turkish princes, kidnapping and daring rescues, Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio is the piece of music that generated the (possibly fictional) "too many... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Addams Family
Vic Mizzy/arr. Moore - Hal Leonard Corporation

One of the best TV and movie themes ever, this quirky tune is ideal material for teaching 6/8 and simple syncopation in triple meter.  The included percussion gimmicks can be played by string players and... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$40.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Adventures of Stringman
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

You've seen Superman, Batman, and Spiderman, now meet Stringman the superhero for today's string orchestra! Your students and audience will love following the adventures of Stringman as he comes to the... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Alla Tchaikovsky
arr. Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Check out this fabulous show-stopper, because it's a "must-play" for your orchestra! Incorporating 22 different melodies from the works of Tchaikovsky, this is an incredibly clever and sometimes humorous... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
American Fiddle Medley
arr. Bob Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

Bring out the cowboy hats and bandanas for this fantastic arrangement of everyone's favorite fiddle tunes!  Perfect for young players or as a quick play-down finale for older players, this medley will soon... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
American Fiddle Triptych
arr. Tim McCarrick - Highland/Etling Publishing

This medley of three fantastic folk fiddle tunes, set in a totally authentic style, will delight players and audiences. Arkansas Traveler; Fire on the Mountain and Devil's Dream are featured in... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Ashokan Farewell (from The Civil War)
arr. Calvin Custer - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

The simple, memorable theme from the acclaimed PBS series makes excellent concert fare. Calvin Custer's realistic treatment includes the easy violin solo, piano and percussion. This is technically quite easy,... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$53.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$53.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Attack!
Jeffrey Frizzi - Kendor Music, Inc.

The dark sound of D minor is paired with aggressive, repeated down bow strokes to create a mood of impending doom for beginning string groups. A great way for teaching low 2nd finger, double stops and B flats,... view details

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$42.00
String Orchestra e-Print
VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Aunt Rhodie's Appetite
arr. Joseph Compello - Carl Fischer LLC

A delightful complete first concert for your first-year string orchestra, built around the story of Aunt Rhodie and the Old Grey Goose. Includes narration for a group of actors that will complete the... view details

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String Orchestra 
BBeginning
$40.00
String Orchestra e-Print
BBeginning
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Bach Country Fiddles
J.S. Bach/arr. Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Two classic melodies get the fiddle treatment in this clever arrangement from Richard Meyer! The themes from J.S. Bach's "Minuet in G" and "Brandenburg Concerto #5" work just fine with a few fiddle licks... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$42.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Bats 'n Bones
Susan H. Day - Alfred Music Publishing

A perfect addition for your spooky fall concert!  With eerie string techniques such as pizzicato, accents, tremolo and some 1st finger slides - plus a touch of castanets for "bones" rattling - this simple... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
EEasy
$48.00
String Orchestra, Percussion Optional e-Print
EEasy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Beethoven, Inc.
Beethoven/arr. Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Hear what happens when Beethoven meets Mozart, Offenbach, Brahms, Handel, Bach, Saint-Saens and Rossini in this clever arrangement that combines Ode to Joy with some of the most famous melodies in the... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Billy Tell Overture
Gioacchino Rossini/arr. Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

This bluegrass "fiddle" version of Rossini's famous overture will get your audiences' toes tappin' and your violinists' fingers flyin'. The entire violin section is featured in this fun, virtuosic-sounding... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MMedium
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Blazing Bows of the West!
arr. Michael Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Three gallant tunes are intertwined to create this rollicking medley of Western movie themes that will be a favorite at your next concert. Including The Magnificent Seven; How the West Was Won (Main... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$64.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$64.00
Additional Score 
$9.00
Blue Rhythmico
Kirt N. Mosier - Wingert-Jones Publications

Like the title implies, there's a powerful rhythm and some jazzy blue notes, nothing subtle here!  This original uses guitar-like riffs and a driving ostinato bass line in the low strings to build up to a... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Bluegrass Fiddle Frenzy
Bill Monroe/arr. Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

In celebration of Bill Monroe's 100th birthday, perform this high energy, true blue arrangement of Scotland and Big Mon, two of Monroe's standards. Scotland evokes memories of the Scottish... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Bonanza
arr. Longfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

One of the all time favorites TV themes is arranged for string orchestra in this new version that is perfect for developing string players.  Your students will love playing the bold Western theme with its... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$40.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Boogie Man Blues
Carrie Lane Gruselle - Alfred Music Publishing

It's not often that your strings get to play a twelve-bar blues, but here's your chance! Complete with a walking bass line and optional suggested solos written out for violin, viola, and cello, it stays very... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$55.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Bossa Rojo
Bert Ligon - Highland/Etling Publishing

Beginning with a dramatic familiar Latin figure, everyone will recognize the rhythm and groove with enthusiasm!  Melodic material appears in all parts and is designed for fun and successful performances. An... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MMedium
$55.00
String Orchestra, Percussion Required e-Print
MMedium
$55.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
The Bows on the Bus
arr. Bob Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

Here is the perfect first year repertoire choice! Favorite beginning tunes are arranged in a novelty setting that makes them tons of fun and reinforces right-arm technique. Travel through various bowing skills... view details

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
VEVery Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Bugler's Holiday for Three Violins
Leroy Anderson/arr. Bullock - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Leroy Anderson never thought of this! But we think he would approve! Here's the famous Bugler's Holiday for trumpet trio and orchestra arranged for three violins and strings. A fabulous setting of a... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$58.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$58.00
Additional Score 
$9.00
Cabbage Countdown (Variations on Boil Them Cabbage Down)
Bob Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

Here's a fun set of variations on the American fiddle tune, Bile Them Cabbage Down. You'll entertain your audience and teach your orchestra a few things along the way. Solid first-year rhythm patterns... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$42.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Cancion del Amor
Tim McCarrick - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

An outstanding original tune inspired by love songs of the Mexican countryside.  Optional, very simple guitar, piano, and percussion parts are included.  This one will be fun for all and is a great way to... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
EEasy
$40.00
String Orchestra, Percussion Optional e-Print
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Caribbean Capers
Elliot Del Borgo - Elliot Del Borgo Publications

Get ready to be transported to an island in the Caribbean Sea! This work for string orchestra and percussion captures the calypso sound and spirit. Syncopated rhythms come to life and make you feel as though... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
EEasy
$45.00
String Orchestra, Percussion Required e-Print
EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
EEasy
$5.00