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Lighter Selections for String Orchestra (188)
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Finger Rock! Finger Rock!
Bob Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

Easy rock that is perfect for beginners!  They can sound cool, have fun and practice finger patterns.  All sections have interesting parts as the piece practices the movement from F natural to F# and from C... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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$6.00
The Flying Trapeze The Flying Trapeze
George Leybourne/arr. Bob Lipton & J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Take your students and audience back to the late 1800s in this arrangement of a song that was very popular in its day. All of the turn of the century charm and harmonies have been retained to give an... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$6.00
Folk Tune and Fiddle Dance Folk Tune and Fiddle Dance
Percy Fletcher - Boosey & Hawkes

A long-time favorite for festival and contest, Percy Fletcher's two-movement suite has been a choice teaching piece for school orchestras.  In true English folk style, the first movement has multiple sections... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$65.00
Additional Score 
$18.95
Fright Night Fright Night
arr. Larry Moore - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here are all your favorite "scare tactic" tunes, assembled in clever fashion in a quick-fire medley with as many as can fit into two minutes or less. Includes: Monster Mash, Jaws, Night on Bald Mountain,... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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$5.00
Frog in a Tree Frog in a Tree
Ed Siennicki - Alfred Music Publishing

Here's a lively fiddle tune that students will enjoy. It offers lots of eighth notes, and opportunities to work on open double stops.... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Gabriella's Calypso Holiday Gabriella's Calypso Holiday
Bob Cerulli - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

The happy melody rhythms of this calypso tune will transport your ensemble and audience to a tropical paradise. A nice lighter selection, ideal for any concert program. ... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$6.00
Ghost Ship Ghost Ship
Michael Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Engage the imagination to build expressive playing as the orchestra enacts this old story of a lost ship. Combining original material as well as the sea chantey Spanish Ladies, this piece will be a... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
EEasy
$45.00
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$6.00
Ghosts of Brandenburg Ghosts of Brandenburg
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Imagine a fantasy based on all six of the "Brandenburg Concerti!" Not just a cute novelty, but an entirely new work!  It captures the spirit of the "Brandenburgs," but sets most of them in minor keys, or uses... view details
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MMedium
$62.00
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$8.00
Goblin Boogie Goblin Boogie
Jeff Frizzi - Hal Leonard Corporation

It's spooky, bluesy fun for beginners with Jeff Frizzi's newest tune that's terrific for most any first or second year performance.  Everybody gets to play the E minor rock riff, and there's a good mix of... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Goin' to Boston Goin' to Boston
arr. Carrie Lane Gruselle - Alfred Music Publishing

The spirit and drive of the sea chantey is captured in this American folksong arranged for younger orchestras! All sections get to play the melody. It's great for reinforcing 16th notes and simple... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
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$6.00
Green Fields Green Fields
Jeffrey S. Bishop - Wingert-Jones Publications

This is sure to bring smiles of delight with its bright humor and tender melodies. From the outset everyone will be caught up and attracted to the lively and dance-like opening melody. A beautifully warm and... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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$7.00
Guest Soloist Guest Soloist
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Your audience will get a real chuckle from this fun, interactive piece that spotlights a volunteer from the audience playing on a two-string violin (or any instrument you choose to use). This delightful... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
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$6.00
Halloween Spooktacular Halloween Spooktacular
Various/arr. Phillips - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Four famous classical spooky themes all in one spine-shivering medley! Provide your advanced strings a challenge and the chance to play well-loved sections of A Night on Bald Mountain; March of the... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$59.00
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$8.00
Hey Fiddle Fiddle Hey Fiddle Fiddle
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Here's a nice opener or encore!  The upbeat nature of the tune offers a few hints of Copland, but it remains easy and is also very likeable.  There's even some stomps and hand claps to add to the experience.... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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$5.00
House of Untold Horrors House of Untold Horrors
Lauren Bernofsky - FJH Music Company Inc

This work uses narrator and easy-to-perform string "special effects" to tell the horrific but comical story of Willoughbus Wallaby, a ghostly house and its resident kitty!  Your audience will be amazed by the... view details
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
I'm Always Chasing Rainbows I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
Harry Carroll/arr. Lewis - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Lush harmonies and a timeless melody are a perfect fit for strings.  The descending chromatic scale leads enchantingly into the dreamlike beauty of the string orchestra. A great selection for a pops concert! ... view details
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MMedium
$42.00
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$5.00
Instant Recruiting Concert Instant Recruiting Concert
arr. Bob Phillips - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here's a great recruitment tool from master recruiter Bob Phillips! Take this to any school and you are sure to capture their attention. First in the collection is a great medley of all the famous classical... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$58.00
Additional Score 
$9.00
iRock iRock
Jeffrey E. Turner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Who said guitar players get to have all the fun? This piece lets your string orchestra get down and dirty with some original rock riffs. With powerful unisons, pulsating rhythms and accented syncopations, this... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Japanese Hoedown Japanese Hoedown
Keiko Yamada - Carl Fischer LLC

This song combines the American hoedown sensibilities with a Japanese flavored pentatonic melody. Beginning with a fiddle-style accompaniment, the melody is stated in the violins with a pizzicato bass line.... view details
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EEasy
$50.00
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$6.50
Jazz Rhythmico Jazz Rhythmico
Kirt N. Mosier - Wingert-Jones Publications

This exciting work allows all parts to enjoy the driving force of a rhythmico ostinato.  The catchy melodic content of this piece is shared by all. Written as a “sequel” for the 10th... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Jazzed Up & High Strung Jazzed Up & High Strung
Brian Holmes - Wingert-Jones Publications

This catchy tune provides exposure to jazz style for strings. The chromatic bass line's slaps provide a fun, percussive element, while the catchy melody is passed around to all sections.

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MMedium
$50.00
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$7.00
Knick, Knock Knick, Knock
Michael Hopkins - Kendor Music, Inc.

This great novelty piece will be so much fun for the players and audience! It will also help to develop good posture (standing up and sitting down), flexibility in the left hand (tapping on strings and top of... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
La Paloma La Paloma
Sebastian Yradier/arr. Longfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

Everyone will recognize this famous tango, also known as The Dove, and its signature traditional tango rhythms that mix triplets against dotted duple figures. Robert's new arrangement is well designed... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
La Sortija La Sortija
Michael S. O'Brien - FJH Music Company Inc

Based on the lively Argentinian milonga dance, this exuberant work settles into an infectious groove with highly rhythmic melodies. Featured melodies get passed around the violin, viola and cello sections,... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$5.00