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Tango Mariana
Joseph Compello - Carl Fischer LLC

Introduce your young players to tango with this authentic-sounding original work. Lots of bowing technique and counting will keep them on their toes as they navigate through a variety of expressions and... view details

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EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.50
String Orchestra 
EEasy
$50.00
Tango Mysterioso
Susan H. Day - Highland/Etling Publishing

Winner of the 2011 Texas Orchestra Directors Association Composition Contest, this mysterious sounding tango is written in the keys of C minor and D minor, with much consideration given to make sure all parts... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Teddy Bear's Picnic
John W. Bratton/arr. Lipton - FJH Music Company Inc

Let these frolicking bears steal the next concert! Idyllic, yet sophisticated in a bouncy 6/8, Bob Lipton's treatment of this American two-step march plays nicely with a string orchestra. The march was... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$5.00
The Thing Under the Bed
Lauren Bernofsky - FJH Music Company Inc

Add a unique programming twist with this fantastic piece that blends humor with darkness. The "spooky" opening uses playable chromatics to set the stage for the "thing," which comes across as potentially... view details

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MMedium
$55.00
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MMedium
$5.00
Three Czech Folk Songs
arr. Elliot Del Borgo - Hal Leonard Corporation

This is an ideal selection for a multicultural event or any performance throughout the year! Using three authentic tunes from Czechoslovakia, Del Borgo has created a small suite full of exciting contrasts!... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$35.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Tico Tico
Zequinha de Abreu/arr. Lipton - Grand Mesa Music

Perhaps the most famous example of Brazilian Choro music, this piece is made accessible to high school players in this sterling arrangement featuring a whistle and a section that uses strings as percussion... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Today
Robert Gardner - Highland/Etling Publishing

An intense, up-tempo piece in a power rock style, similar to the Ramones, Green Day, or the Foo Fighters that students will enjoy performing because it utilizes an aggressive style that is fun to perform, and... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Tumbleweed Blues
George T. Frueh - Kendor Music, Inc.

This western style blues original lets young groups experience the fun of playing swing style. It features easy but effective rhythmic patterns and offers the perfect opportunity to share the history of the... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
String Orchestra e-Print
VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
VEVery Easy
$6.00
Turkey Season
Lorie Gruneisen - Kendor Music, Inc.

Based on the traditional fiddle tune Turkey In The Straw, this little ditty is always in season. Frequent passages of tuneful harmonies alternating with unison parts make it very accessible for... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
String Orchestra e-Print
VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
VEVery Easy
$6.00
Una Noche Caliente
Ed Zunic - Latham Music Ltd

This original tango enchants performers and audiences! From its accentuated descending tremolos, to its subtle cello feature over lyrical pizzicato upper strings, this is a cool way to teach smooth shifting... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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MEMedium Easy
$6.00
Viola Hero
Stephen Bulla - Hal Leonard Corporation

Build the violas' morale, confidence and musicianship! It's time for those inner part specialists to have their moment in the spotlight, featured here on a hard-driving groove that rocks the house. Let each... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Vivaldi's Autumn Seasonings
Antonio Vivaldi / Deborah Baker Monday - Neil A Kjos Music Co

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VEVery Easy
$52.00
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VEVery Easy
$7.00
Walking Basses
Merle Isaac - Alfred Music Publishing

Merle Isaac's jazzy number featuring pizzicato basses has been a customer favorite for many years! This simple and playable tune is one of the earliest jazz string numbers for students available today.   ... view details

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EEasy
$48.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$48.00
String Orchestra 
EEasy
$6.00
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
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Facory
Bricusse and Newly/arr. Longfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

This 1971 movie was brought to magical heights with the timeless songs of Bricusse and Newley. The film and story have become classic, and even with today's audiences, the music speaks to all ages. Includes:... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
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$5.00
Wizards Waltz
Thom Sharp - Sharp Mountain Music

Fantasy worlds full of wizards, spells, and tricksters come alive in this medium easy waltz full of playful twists and turns. Tremelo, glissandi, and sul ponticello are a few of the special sounds your... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Wood's Bolero
Mark Wood & Joseph Baldassare - Ludwig-Masters Publications

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MMedium
$80.00
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MMedium
$5.00
Wood's Bolero
Mark Wood & Joseph Baldassare - Ludwig-Masters Publications

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EEasy
$80.00
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EEasy
$5.00