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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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MMedium
$7.00
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
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$6.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Celtic Suite
arr. Kathy L. Fishburn - Wingert-Jones Publications

Two beautiful folk melodies in the graceful style of Celtic music. Including Bonnie Doon and The Minstrel Boy, contrasts between the movements make this an interesting concert and festival... view details

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EEasy
$45.00
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$6.00
Chumbara
arr. Deborah Baker Monday - Wingert-Jones Publications

This traditional folksong from Quebec is remarkably similar to the famous Can-Can. Played at a lively tempo, this tune takes all your players up and down the D scale, gives each section a chance to... view details

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EEasy
$45.00
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$6.00
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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MMedium
$50.00
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MMedium
$50.00
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MMedium
$7.00
Jazzed Up & High Strung
Brian Holmes - Wingert-Jones Publications

Not to be missed! This catchy tune provides exposure to jazz style for strings. The bass line's chromatic nature and slaps provide a fun, percussive element. A great alternative-style selection for your next... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
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MMedium
$7.00
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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MMedium
$50.00
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MMedium
$50.00
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$7.00
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
Additional Score 
$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
String Orchestra e-Print
VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Snake River Stomp
Steve Laven - Wingert-Jones Publications

The winner of the 2008 Texas Orchestra Directors Association composition contest!  This American tour de force has shades of Copland mixed with exciting fiddling motives and themes fit for a Hollywood western.... view details

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M-MAMedium-Medium-Advanced
$50.00
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MMedium
$7.00
Tango Loco
Reynard Burns - Wingert-Jones Publications

Add some Latin style to your next concert! This hypnotic tango includes a solo section with suggested melodies for violin and viola. Advanced shifting is required for first violins and cellos.  It would be... view details

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$7.00
Waltz of the Wicked
Kirt N. Mosier - Wingert-Jones Publications

This wild piece calls for violins and violas to use a one-finger glissando, creating a very eerie effect.  Cellos will get to strum three-note chords with their thumb while canonic passages make your group... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
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MMedium
$7.00