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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
Bach to Rock
Mark Wood - Ludwig-Masters Publications

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$90.00
Additional Score 
MMedium
$10.00
Backcountry Ramble
Bob Lipton - FJH Music Company Inc

Based entirely on a one-octave D Major scale, this jovial work is an ideal selection for the lighter portion of your concert. Features a fun, dance-like character, but also serves as an introduction to section... view details

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
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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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$55.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
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
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
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
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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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
Full Score 
$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
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
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
Additional Score 
$5.00
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
Bushwhacker Stomp
Keith Sharp - FJH Music Company Inc

This enjoyable original fiddle tune is sure to be a huge favorite with your students!  The cello and double bass parts are divided into melody and harmony, so directors can keep their advanced students busy... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$50.00
Full Score 
$5.00
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
Calypso Coupe
Carrie Lane Gruselle - FJH Music Company Inc

Enjoy this whimsical depiction of a seaside car ride, complete with a cast of percussion toys as honking horns and passing bicyclists. In addition to the comic relief, students will experience syncopation, a... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
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 
MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$10.00