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Midnight Tango Midnight Tango
William Pordon - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

Midnight tango, with its elegant themes and energetic bounce, dances through various colors and textures while utilizing various bowing techniques. Based in the key of A minor, Midnight Tango is the perfect... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
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EEasy
$6.00
Millennium Cyclone Millennium Cyclone
Andrew H. Dabczynski - Highland/Etling Publishing

Invite your orchestra and audience to step aboard the Millennium Cyclone roller coaster and take off on a wild ride! Filled with twists, turns, ups, and downs and even a moment to catch your... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$56.00
Additional Score 
$9.00
Millipede Madness Millipede Madness
Lauren Bernofsky - FJH Music Company Inc

A misunderstood millipede's nonstop movement takes center stage in this humorous composition. Simple finger patterns allow a rhythmic focus on eighth notes, as well as attention to bow arm technique. Sure... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
A Monster Under My Bed! A Monster Under My Bed!
Jeff Frizzi - Hal Leonard Corporation

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EEasy
$45.00
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$5.00
Moonlight Tango Moonlight Tango
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

As the title indicates, this charming piece beautifully reinforces dotted rhythms and low-second patterns. Its lively dance-like character will be a popular addition to any concert occasion.... view details
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EEasy
$46.00
String Orchestra 
EEasy
$8.00
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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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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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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MMedium
$60.00
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$7.00
Neon Beat Neon Beat
Doug Spata - Wingert-Jones Publications

Designed with early-intermediate orchestras in mind, this fun selection has a modern sound that will rock your next concert. It features great practice for dotted rhythms, basic syncopation and... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
EEasy
$45.00
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$6.00
Ninja Ninja
Richard Meyer - Highland/Etling Publishing

There's a ninja on the loose and he's sneaking through the orchestra. Your students will love making up storylines for what happens next in this colorful Asian-flavored piece that uses only the notes of the... view details

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VEVery Easy
$46.00
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$8.00
Not Enough Cowbell Not Enough Cowbell
Lynne Latham & Clarence Barber - Ludwig-Masters Publications

This work is all about learning bow control, the transition from arco to pizzicato, and just a little about counting. The title speaks for itself!

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VEVery Easy
$48.00
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$8.00
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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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 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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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
Pizzicato Fizz Pizzicato Fizz
Steven Rosenhaus - Grand Mesa Music

Based on a 12-bar blues pattern, this playful string work will thoroughly engage young players and give them a fine piece for a successful early performance. All notes are played with either open strings or... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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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
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$9.00
Popcorn Popcorn
Kathryn Griesinger - Ludwig-Masters Publications

No bows required! This unison pizzicato piece for beginning strings and piano is perfect for the very first concert. Using only quarter rests and quarter notes of the D major scale, the upbeat tune gives... view details

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BBeginning
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00