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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
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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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 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
Bayou Self
Cathy Morris - FJH Music Company Inc

This Cajun kicker tips its hat to good times and familiar favorites! Quarter notes are the heartbeat that keep the rhythm steady through the call and response, foot stomps, and double stops. Add a dash of... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
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
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 
ME-MMedium Easy-Medium
$48.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
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 Fire Fiddler
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Energetic, exciting and fun, are the words that best describe this kickin' fiddle tune. This fast and furious fiddling piece sounds much harder than it really is. Riffs, finger patterns and bowings are very... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$5.00
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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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
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
Chicken Foot Transplant
Matt Turner - Carl Fischer LLC

Put on your dancin' shoes! This entertaining and infectious "Bo Diddley" groove offers a smorgasbord of blues, country fiddling and funk, with added flair by a drumset. There's even a solo section, which may... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
String Orchestra, Percussion Required e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.50
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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String Orchestra 
ME-MMedium Easy-Medium
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
ME-MMedium Easy-Medium
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Curse of the Rosin Eating Zombies
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

It had to happen! Richard Meyer's wildly successful Rosin Eating Zombies From Outer Space created an insatiable hunger for more of the same! It seems that string players (and directors) love to get a... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
"D" Jam Blues
William Owens - FJH Music Company Inc

Written with optional drum set, this simple swing chart provides a wonderful opportunity for students to explore jazz without a great deal of technical demands. No solos in this one; just straight-ahead fun... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Danny Boy
arr. Harry Alshin - Alfred Music Publishing

Lovely, interweaving countermelodies create a rich inner texture in this beautiful arrangement of the timeless love song. Sensibly placed in the key of D Major, this beautiful arrangement will have lasting... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
MEMedium Easy
$6.00
Danny Rocks (A Celtic Explosion)
Bob Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

A trio of terrific tunes! An air, a jig, and a reel done in a Celtic rock style! The plaintive sounds of Danny Boy, also known as Londonderry Air starts things off. Next, the Swallowtail... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Donegal Fiddles
arr. Tim McCarrick - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

"Authentic" is the word for this! It features two reels from County Donegal, The Boys of Malin and The Gravel Walks, both of which are played often in Ireland. The style is brisk and exciting.... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Double Trouble
Lauren Bernofsky - FJH Music Company Inc

Here's a punchy teaching tune to make the key of D come to life! All the voices have fun with the edgy and rhythmic eighth note "double trouble" motif. Emphasis on accents and tight ensemble playing will make... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Ear Igami
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Ear-igami is a fascinating musical tribute to the ancient Japanese art of paper folding. Instead of a bow, each performer uses a piece of paper to make sounds and to "play" their instrument. Your... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Fiddlers Stew
MEYER - Alfred Music Publishing

This irresistible selection of famous fiddle tunes and folk melodies blended with percussion and sound effects is a perfect program ice-breaker or encore. 'Kid-tested' with his own groups by award-winning... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$60.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$60.00
String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$6.00
Folk Tune and Fiddle Dance
Percy Fletcher - Boosey & Hawkes

A long-time favorite for festival and contest, Percy Fletcher's two-movement suite has been a choice teaching piece for school orchestras.  In true English folk style, the first movement has multiple sections... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$65.00
Additional Score 
MEMedium Easy
$18.95