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Lighter Selections for String Orchestra (37)
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221B Baker Street 221B Baker Street
Jeffrey Bishop - Wingert-Jones Publications

The title of this exciting musical depiction is, of course, the residence of Sherlock Holmes.  The three musical motifs depict Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson and the arch-villain Professor Moriarity.  The music... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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$7.00
Bach to Rock Bach to Rock
Mark Wood - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Written as a tribute to the great composer Johann Sebastian Bach, it showcases the beauty of 17th century music with a more contemporary rock feel. The rock aspects of the work are in the harmonies, and in... view details

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String Orchestra 
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$90.00
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$10.00
Basses Loaded Basses Loaded
Carrie Lane Gruselle - FJH Music Company Inc

Let your bass section shine and groove in this upbeat medley of funk, swing and good ol' fashioned rock n' roll!  Opportunities for improvisation are included (with written parts as well) and an optional... view details
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$55.00
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$5.00
Billy Tell Overture 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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$45.00
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$7.00
Blackberry Blossom Blackberry Blossom
Gary Gackstatter - C Alan / McClaren Productions

Feature your top player on this famous American tune!  The first time through, the soloist takes the lead accompanied by some pizzicato and the occasional foot stomp.  The second time though, first violins... view details
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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$48.00
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$10.00
Bossa Rojo 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
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$7.00
Brazilian Spice Brazilian Spice
Cathy Morris - FJH Music Company Inc

Transform your orchestra into a Latin band with this burnin' jazz samba. Featuring solo violin (electric or acoustic) along with full rhythm section, this chart centers on a blues-like melody with traditional... view details
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String Orchestra with Rhythm Section
MMedium
$60.00
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$5.00
Calypso Jam Calypso Jam
Barrage - Mel Bay Publications Inc.

After years of waiting, the creators of the musical group Barrage have made this arrangement available for your group. It's a guaranteed crowd pleaser for any school orchestra concert! The parts include a full... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
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$50.00
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$10.00
Cascade Cascade
Bert Ligon - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here's an original jazz tune that will have the entire orchestra feelin' cool. Contemporary harmonies, laid-back drumset and a rhythmic groove create this fresh sound. The melody "cascades" through each... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MMedium
$59.00
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$8.00
Celtic Canon Celtic Canon
Johann Pachelbel/arr. Crystal Plohman - Highland/Etling Publishing

A new take on a well-known melody that charges into the traditional tune with a clever rhythmic transition. This captivating and creative arrangement is very fun to play.

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$55.00
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$7.00
Central Coach Special Central Coach Special
Calvin Custer - Hal Leonard Corporation

Hold on to your hat! This feisty piece is a fiddler's dream. All sections will get in on the fun as the stagecoach pulls into your concert! ... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
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$45.00
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$7.50
Coffee Coffee
Almon C. Bock II - Alfred Music Publishing

Turn your string orchestra into an old-time percolator with this humorous little cha-cha that recalls all the happy sounds of the family coffee maker. With musical squeaks, blurbles, slurps and wheezes, this... view details
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$45.00
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$7.00
Come Fly With Me Come Fly With Me
Mark Wood - Ludwig-Masters Publications

This piece comes from a personal visualization of flying while improvising music. It combines classical and American rock styles, while creating a vehicle for musicians to "spread... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$80.00
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$10.00
Fiddle Faddle Fiddle Faddle
Leroy Anderson/arr. Bullock - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

The soloist sizzles!  The orchestra supports;  and the result is a first-class musical experience.  Using the exact pitches of the original, but using string orchestra instead of full, this piece provides a... view details
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String Orchestra Violin, viola, or Cello Solo w/Orch
MMedium
$64.00
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$9.00
Ghosts of Brandenburg Ghosts of Brandenburg
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Imagine a fantasy based on all six of the "Brandenburg Concerti!" Not just a cute novelty, but an entirely new work!  It captures the spirit of the "Brandenburgs," but sets most of them in minor keys, or uses... view details
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$60.00
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$8.00
Green Fields Green Fields
Jeffrey S. Bishop - Wingert-Jones Publications

This is sure to bring smiles of delight with its bright humor and tender melodies. From the outset everyone will be caught up and attracted to the lively and dance-like opening melody. A beautifully warm and... view details
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$50.00
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$7.00
I'm Always Chasing Rainbows I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
Harry Carroll/arr. Lewis - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Lush harmonies and a timeless melody are a perfect fit for strings.  The descending chromatic scale leads enchantingly into the dreamlike beauty of the string orchestra. A great selection for a pops concert! ... view details
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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$42.00
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$5.00
Jazzed Up & High Strung Jazzed Up & High Strung
Brian Holmes - Wingert-Jones Publications

This catchy tune provides exposure to jazz style for strings. The chromatic bass line's slaps provide a fun, percussive element, while the catchy melody is passed around to all sections.

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$50.00
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$7.00
Mountain Chase Mountain Chase
Alan Lee Silva - Carl Fischer LLC

Copland-esque sounds abound in this energetic original where everyone fiddles! This wild combination of fiddling and contemporary harmony  offers your players engaging lines to play as well as technical... view details
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$55.00
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$7.00
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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$40.00
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$10.00
Music for a Found Harmonium Music for a Found Harmonium
Jeffes/arr. Dabczynski - Alfred Music Publishing

Written in 1984 by English composer Simon Jeffes and described as minimalist folk music, Music for a Found Harmonium is widely recognized for its appearance in the soundtrack to the popular film... view details
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$60.00
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$7.00
An Old-Fashioned Polka An Old-Fashioned Polka
David Bobrowitz - Wingert-Jones Publications

A contemporary tribute to a nineteenth-century dance form, this carefree original polka will brighten any concert appearance for the developing string orchestra. Tight ensemble melodies are based on repetition... view details
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$50.00
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Play a Simple Melody Play a Simple Melody
Irving Berlin/arr. Lewis - Ludwig-Masters Publications

A timeless tune from Irving Berlin, scored in a timeless manner, this piece was composed for the musical "Watch Your Step." It belies its title with rich harmonies that give great depth of sonority to the... view details
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$45.00
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$6.00
Plink Plank Plunk Plink Plank Plunk
Leroy Anderson - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Pizzicato playing is fascinating to play and to watch, but coming from the skilled pen of Leroy Anderson, it becomes an event! Let your kids put down their bows and dazzle the audience with this one! (All... view details
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$59.00
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$7.00