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Lighter Selections for String Orchestra (218)
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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
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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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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String Orchestra 
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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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
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
Additional Score 
$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
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
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$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
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$6.00
Rosin Smoke Rosin Smoke
Elliot Del Borgo - Elliot Del Borgo Publications

As the title implies, this piece will require great energy and a vigorous bowing style. Some rosin dust may indeed be seen rising from the orchestra! All lines are very rhythmic yet melodic, and are written to... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Rubber Chicken Soup Rubber Chicken Soup
Lauren Bernofsky - FJH Music Company Inc

Based on the word rhythm of "Rubber Chicken Soup" (four eighth notes and a quarter note), this delightful novelty has a wealth of teaching and musical applications. Ideal for teaching eighth notes, but also... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Sahara Crossing Sahara Crossing
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Sounds of a desert caravan are found in this fun and exciting original by Richard Meyer. It's an excellent piece to reinforce the tonal color of low first finger notes (Eb and Bb). The bouncing cello and... view details
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EEasy
$46.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Samba La Bamba Samba La Bamba
William Owens - FJH Music Company Inc

Samba is a Brazilian dance and music genre reflecting West African roots. William Owens captures the essence of the style with just five notes, piano, and a little hand percussion for beginning-level strings. ... view details
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BBeginning
$40.00
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$5.00
Samba del Sol Samba del Sol
Doug Spata - Highland/Etling Publishing

The sunny, Latin style shines brightly in this all-pizzicato piece.  Easy rhythms on the D and A strings, back-and-forth melodies and breezy tunes that pass between the sections make this a fantastic and fun... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
VEVery Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Serendipity Suite Serendipity Suite
MEYER - Alfred Music Publishing

Great for fostering pride in one's section and dynamite for a recruiting concert, each movement of this suite is designed to highlight different instruments of the string orchestra with style and flavor,... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$85.00
String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$6.00
Shadows in the House Shadows in the House
Thom Sharp - Latham Music Ltd

This fast swing piece in G minor is playfully sneaky!  With a catchy, singable tune, this work features a tutti pizzicato section, as well as some melodic moments for bass and celli.  All parts remain in first... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Shake Rag Alley Shake Rag Alley
Matt Turner - Carl Fischer LLC

This is a modernization of the ragtime style in a wonderful original piece.  Although classical music is important to the string orchestra idiom, it is also beneficial for students to be exposed to... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.50