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Lighter Selections for String Orchestra (218)
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El Toro El Toro
Donald Brubaker - Alfred Music Publishing

This bold Spanish composition includes easy solos for violin and cello. The excitement and color of the bullfight are displayed in the playable music.... view details
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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$62.00
Additional Score 
$9.00
Entry of the Tumblers Entry of the Tumblers
Elliot Del Borgo - Carl Fischer LLC

An ideal piece for early string orchestra!  Although it can be played by any student who has learned the D scale, Del Borgo's creative composing makes it sound much harder than it is.  Thanks to some contrary... view details
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String Orchestra 
BBeginning
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Fancy Fiddles Fancy Fiddles
arr. Mark Williams - Alfred Music Publishing

This skillful arrangement is based on the American square dance tune, Come Dance, Josey. Mark Williams has simplified the rhythms but preserved the vitality and energy of a good old-fashioned square... view details
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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$48.00
String Orchestra 
$6.00
Fiddle Faddle Fiddle Faddle
Leroy Anderson/arr. Bullock - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

The soloist sizzles!  The orchestra supports;  and the result is a first-class musical experience.  Using the exact pitches of the original, but using string orchestra instead of full, this piece provides a... view details
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String Orchestra Violin, viola, or Cello Solo w/Orch
MMedium
$64.00
Additional Score 
$9.00
Fiddle Faddle Hoedown Fiddle Faddle Hoedown
Thom Sharp - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Your first-years will fiddle their hearts out during this foot-stomper. This selection focuses on repeated 16th note patterns at a quick tempo, building confidence through lots of unison playing. Get out your... view details
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Fiddle-me-oo-re-i-re-a Fiddle-me-oo-re-i-re-a (Working on the Railroad)
arr. Virginia Croft - Carl Fischer LLC

Get ready to do some Irish dancing, because you won't be able to keep your feet still when you hear this lively piece! Based on the tune Working on the Railroad, this Irish folksong setting is jaunty... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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$6.50
Fiddle-Monic Hoedown Fiddle-Monic Hoedown
Vanessa Fanning - F Clef Music Enterprise

Now beginning string players can engage in playing a hoedown that sounds more difficult than it actually is. Fiddle-Monic Hoedown is a fresh and intriguing piece. It includes a standard hoedown introduction... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$9.00
Fiddler's Hoedown Fiddler's Hoedown
arr. Robert Gillespie - Hal Leonard Corporation

Everyone knows young string players love that fiddle sound, and this fun piece based on Boil Them Cabbage Down will motivate all your students! It's very, very easy to play, suitable for students who... view details
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String Orchestra 
BBeginning
$30.00
Additional Score 
$3.00
Fiddler's Stroll Fiddler's Stroll
Bud Woodruff - Neil A Kjos Music Co

A perfect novelty selection for concerts, recruitment programs, fundraisers, and more! Students will have a blast with this one. No shifting or position work required.

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$48.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Fiddlers Stew Fiddlers Stew
MEYER - Alfred Music Publishing

This irresistible selection of famous fiddle tunes and folk melodies blended with percussion and sound effects is a perfect program ice-breaker or encore. 'Kid-tested' with his own groups by award-winning... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$60.00
String Orchestra 
$6.00
Fiddles on Fire Fiddles on Fire
Mark Williams - Alfred Music Publishing

Rosin up the bow, call out the Fire Department, and let's go! This thrilling work is a modal display of beginning virtuosity, and takes full advantage of that open 5th "fiddle sound." You'll have parents... view details
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EEasy
$46.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Fiddlin' with the Classics Fiddlin' with the Classics
Deborah Baker Monday - FJH Music Company Inc

Where will you find Lil' Liza Jane next to George Frideric Handel? In this classy clutch of classics commingled with fiddle favorites! Beloved themes from Mozart and Beethoven are layered and... view details
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Fiesta Fiesta
Kenneth Baird - Hal Leonard Corporation

Turn your concert stage into a party with this sunny and authentic sounding piece. The meter alternates between 6/8 and 3/4 making the eighth note the driving force throughout. A bubbly little tune sure to put... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
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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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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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$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
Additional Score 
$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
Additional Score 
$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
Additional Score 
$8.00
Giraffe Ballet Giraffe Ballet
Jeff Bailey - Neil A Kjos Music Co

Features hooked bowing, smooth two-note slurs, and glissandos. Although centered in C Major, some added E flats and C sharps help teach and reinforce newer finger patterns for intermediate players.

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EEasy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
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
Additional Score 
$6.00