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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
Additional Score 
$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
Additional Score 
$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
Additional Score 
$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
Additional Score 
$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
Additional Score 
$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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MMedium
$59.00
Additional Score 
$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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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
Additional Score 
$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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MMedium
$52.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
The Recess Boogie Woogie The Recess Boogie Woogie
Ron DeGrandis - Hal Leonard Corporation

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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
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
Additional Score 
$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
Additional Score 
$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
Additional Score 
$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
Rhythm and Blues Rhythm and Blues
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

This crowd-pleaser shows the fun side of composer Soon Hee Newbold!  Parents and students alike will enjoy the catchy melody and blues line in the cellos and basses.  There's excellent use of clapping,... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Rock Bottom Boogie Rock Bottom Boogie
Robert Longfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

Robert's new blues shuffle is a fun jazz ensemble-style tune, that lets your string orchestra perform something a little different.  Easy swing rhythms in a comfortable key and tempo make it accessible for... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Rock On! Rock On!
Seth Gamba - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Drum set is featured with your orchestra in this e minor modal rock tune. Quarter and eighth notes are the rhythmic foundation with plenty of rests to make counting interesting.

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Rock Riffs Rock Riffs
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Hot rock original from Soon Hee Newbold! Exciting, grooving intro gives way to powerful riffs and updated phrasing. Fun for all your players. Drums optional. ... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Rondo in Blue Rondo in Blue
Robert Longfield - FJH Music Company Inc

This is sure to get noticed! Mixing jazz and classical elements over a 7/8 meter seems tricky at first, but then the bluesy riffs fit nicely in the hand and the 7/8 time is a constant 2+2+3 that starts to feel... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
Full Score 
$5.00
Rosin Eating Zombies from Outer Space Rosin Eating Zombies from Outer Space
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Don't miss this! If there is one piece your developing orchestra will love rehearsing and performing, it's this one! This programmatic piece spins a tale of mayhem and mischief as the rosin eating zombies... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$56.00
Additional Score 
$6.00