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Dragonhunter Dragonhunter
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

There's a dragon on the loose (you can hear him in the bass and cello sections) and your strings are in on the hunt! The medieval-sounding excitement is all created using notes from the D scale, no slurs, and... view details
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VEVery Easy
$46.00
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$8.00
Burst! Burst!
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Brian Balmages' energetic fanfare is brimming with bravado and makes the most of your first-year students' skills. Dynamic interplay with contrasting legato and detache bowing create the "burst" of energy by... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Lullaby Lullaby
William Hofeldt - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

Here is a work of simplicity and beauty with some contemporary harmonies. Recorded by Michigan State University Orchestra on the CD, Teaching Music Through Performance in Orchestra Volume 1 - Pepper... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$6.00
October October
Eric Whitacre/arr. Lavender - Hal Leonard Corporation

The continuing popularity of Eric Whitacre's dramatic and evocative music is evident in concert programming everywhere, with his symphonic, choral, and operatic works. October is arguably his most... view details
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MMedium
$65.00
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$7.50
Perseus Perseus
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Take a journey with the legendary hero Perseus in this dynamic and stunning work as he slays the snake-haired Medusa and rescues the princess Andromeda!  From the opening rhythmic figures to the soaring... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
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$5.00
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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EEasy
$62.00
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$9.00
Spartacus Spartacus
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Return to the time of the Roman Empire and Spartacus! The opening signifies the harsh life of a gladiator while a fast, energetic section pays homage to his brilliance as a military tactician. Explosive... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$5.00
Canyon Sunset Canyon Sunset
John Caponegro - Kendor Music, Inc.

Your strings will enjoy the chance to paint this musical picture! Composer and arranger John Caponegro is well-known for his fine writing for young string players. Recorded by Michigan State University... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
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$6.00
Dragon Dances Dragon Dances
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Here's a very creative and exciting work with an exotic Far-Eastern sound. First the upper strings create anticipation with an ostinato pattern that continues as the lower strings present the main melody.... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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Iditarod Iditarod
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Another bold hit from Soon Hee Newbold! Her homage to the frozen tundra race embodies the vastness of the Alaskan trek with twists and turns as your string players move from fast bowed passages to dramatic... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
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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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MAMedium-Advanced
$62.00
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$8.00
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
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$8.00
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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$9.00
Suite for Strings Suite for Strings
John Rutter - Goodmusic

In the tradition of Britten, Holst, and Vaughan Williams before him, British composer John Rutter has composed a wonderful work for strings based on the rich legacy of folk music of the British Isles. World... view details
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String Orchestra Full Score & Set 4/4/3/4/2
MAMedium-Advanced
$48.50
Additional Score Full Score
$11.50
Individual Part Violin 1
$3.25
Individual Part Violin 2
$3.25
Individual Part Viola
$3.25
Individual Part Cello
$3.25
Individual Part Bass
$3.25
Night Shift Night Shift
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Take a look at this driving, modal composition that's loaded with some great techniques! As the title implies, early shifting is the main focus, with pizzicato and easy 16th notes added for variety. All... view details
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EEasy
$46.00
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$8.00
Blue Rhythmico Blue Rhythmico
Kirt N. Mosier - Wingert-Jones Publications

Like the title implies, there's a powerful rhythm and some jazzy blue notes, nothing subtle here!  This original uses guitar-like riffs and a driving ostinato bass line in the low strings to build up to a... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
O Magnum Mysterium O Magnum Mysterium
Morten Lauridsen/arr. Dackow - Peer Music Classical

First it was the choral masterpiece from Lauridsen. Then it took the instrumental world by storm as a concert band arrangement.  But it has never been available for strings, until now! A serene and... view details

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MMedium
$75.00
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$9.95
Arlington Sketches Arlington Sketches
Elliot Del Borgo - Alfred Music Publishing

This is a classic Del Borgo style piece...rhythmically exciting and harmonically rich. In addition, the contrasting middle section allows for attention to tonal development, balance and blend. A guaranteed... view details
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MMedium
$62.00
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$9.00
Lion City Lion City
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Experience the diverse cultures of Singapore (Lion City) in a whirlwind of sonorities!  From the opening harmonic glissandos to the innovative "special effects sounds"  that imitate authentic instruments such... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$5.00
Mantras Mantras
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

This fascinating, contemporary original will create a level of excitement not often found at this level! Easy mixed meter, modal scales and driving syncopations combine to create an ideal concert and contest... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$56.00
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$9.00
First Scale March First Scale March
Mark Williams - Alfred Music Publishing

What a perfect way to celebrate learning that very first scale! Using only a one-octave D-major scale and quarter notes, all sections join in the fun as the scale is played both forward and backward in the... view details
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BBeginning
$46.00
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$6.00
Creatures Creatures
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

This is one of the coolest original pieces to come around in years!  It's great for year-round use, but would be especially scary at Halloween.  The composer describes it as "a dark and sinister night full of... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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Wood Splitter Fanfare Wood Splitter Fanfare
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Inspired by the courage of a string player, this will immediately command your audience's attention!  A thrilling fanfare with sweeping lines, forceful rhythms, and counterpoint all in a short grade 2.5 that... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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Gaelic Castle Gaelic Castle
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Opening with the powerful sound of open 5ths, this work transports the listener back to ancient times and life in a magnificent castle.  Experience the festivals and celebrations that would often occur as the... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00