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Lighter Selections for String Orchestra (222)
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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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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$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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MMedium
$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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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$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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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$50.00
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$7.00
One Bow Concerto One Bow Concerto
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Your audience will laugh out loud!  A violinist, a violist and a cellist have soloist seats in front of the orchestra, and they share just one bow, passing it to one another just in the nick of time. The... view details
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EEasy
$62.00
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$6.00
Orange Blossom Blues Orange Blossom Blues
John O'Neill - Imagine Music Publishing

Inspired by a song written in 1939 by Ervin Rouse about a train, it has become known as "the fiddle players national anthem." The composer growing up in a railroad town during WWII probably played a part in... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$40.00
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$8.00
Orange Jam Orange Jam
Jeffrey S. Bishop - Neil A Kjos Music Co

Give your students a shot at this exciting work that lets them imitate rock guitar sounds.  This is a straightforward rock piece that is both energetic and fun to play!  The G minor/modal tonality... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Paradise Island Paradise Island
Joanne Martin - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Two sets of string parts make this work accessible to first- and second-year students. There are even two piano parts, one for rehearsal and one for performance, as well as some light percussion.

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VEVery Easy
$55.00
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$8.00
Pepperoni Pizza Rock Pepperoni Pizza Rock
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

A mouth-watering teaching piece that introduces common rhythmic phrases and a little improvisation (complete with guide notes)! Doubled voices and simple optional drum set make a comfortable groove for... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Pepperoni Pizza-cato Pepperoni Pizza-cato
Joseph Compello - Carl Fischer LLC

This sempre pizzicato piece is so incredibly cute, it will make your very beginning string players sound advanced. Students will love to play it, and parents will enjoy listening! There is the option to use... view details

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BBeginning
$45.00
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$6.00
Peter Gunn Peter Gunn
Henry Mancini/arr. Bulla - Hal Leonard Corporation

Instantly recognized as a Mancini icon, Peter Gunn has all the elements for guaranteed audience enjoyment. An insistent bass and piano line, bluesy, brassy licks, one-chord harmony, and space for... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$5.00
Pirates of Penzance (Themes from) Pirates of Penzance (Themes from)
Arthur S. Sullivan/arr. James Curnow - Hal Leonard Corporation

This short arrangement features two themes from the famous operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan. Poor Wand'ring One features a waltz-like first violin melody with lower string accompaniment in G Major,... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Pizzicati Pizzicati (Scherzettino from "Sylvia")
Leo Delibes/arr. Stroud - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Delibes' music for the ballet "Sylvia" was often considered more interesting than the ballet itself. The scherzettino known as Pizzicati is an excellent example of how Delibes dictated action, as you... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
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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MMedium
$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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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$59.00
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$7.00
Postcard from Mars Postcard from Mars
Lauren Bernofsky - FJH Music Company Inc

Looking for a fun, yet stimulating piece for your group? Then how about some music from Mars? This fantastic original work contains all the notes from traditional minor and major scales, but you have never... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody
Irving Berlin/arr. Lewis - Ludwig-Masters Publications

This familiar tune by Irving Berlin became the signature theme song for "The Ziegfeld Follies." It's truly a classic standard that adds a nostalgic touch to any concert program. ... view details
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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$42.00
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$5.00
Q and A Q and A
Richard Meyer - Highland/Etling Publishing

Get your audience involved in this fun, interactive piece designed to break the "fourth wall" that divides performers and listeners.  Fresh and hip-sounding, this creative selection is a clap, stomp and snap... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
Queen Bee Queen Bee
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

Give your string group a chance to enjoy this favorite Sammy Nestico composition from the Count Basie library. Fully notated rhythm section parts are included, along with stylistically written solos for each... view details
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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$52.00
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$7.00
Recorda Me Recorda Me
Joe Henderson/arr. Caputo - Alfred Music Publishing

A relaxed samba style interpretation of this jazz classic that will delight!  A written out solo is provided as well as an improvisation scale guide to assist students in becoming comfortable improvising.... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
Red Pepper 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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$6.00
Remote Control Remote Control
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

This one is "laugh-out-loud" funny! The concept is simple: what if you could control a live orchestra with a remote control? With the click of a switch (or, in this case, the sound of a bell), the orchestra... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$49.00
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$7.00
Revenge of the Dust Bunnies Revenge of the Dust Bunnies
Dan Adams - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Just when you thought it was safe to look under the bed, the dust bunnies have returned for their ultimate revenge! Some added percussion and an optional piano make this a real treat for your orchestra. A... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Revenge of the Red Pepper 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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$6.00