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Original Concert Works for String Orchestra (159)
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Academie Musicale Academie Musicale
Rob Grice - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here is a strong choice for your next festival or concert performance! Full of energy and vitality, this contemporary, fresh-sounding selection will motivate your players and impress your audience!

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$49.00
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$8.00
Adamant Adamant
Larry Clark - Carl Fischer LLC

This dramatic piece cranks right from the start! The work is set in E minor (but without any C naturals on the A string) with simple rhythms no more difficult than two repeated eighth notes. You will hear... view details

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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Aeolian Rock Aeolian Rock
Jeffrey Frizzi - Kendor Music, Inc.

This fun-loving original is guaranteed to motivate beginning string players by highlighting the strengths of every section. Unison cellos and basses start off with an 8-bar groove in A minor before upper... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Aftershock Aftershock
Larry Clark - Carl Fischer LLC

Beginning with a bold and aggressive fanfare-type statement and a number of dramatic pauses, this forceful piece is sure to make an impact on the audience. Using two repeated eighth note patterns as the most... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
Airplane Airplane
Michael Hopkins - Kendor Music, Inc.

An exciting airplane ride is depicted in this fun piece for beginning string groups.  The sections of the orchestra enter gradually and the tempo of the piece increases as the plane accelerates down the runway... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Antagonist Antagonist
Larry Clark - Carl Fischer LLC

In every great story there is always an antagonist, the character whose opposing force is central to the success of the story.  This concept has been applied to music in this selection for string orchestra.... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
Apollo Suite Apollo Suite
Merle Isaac - Alfred Music Publishing

An exceptionally fine contribution to the literature for very young instrumentalists. Recorded by Michigan State University Orchestra on the CD, "Teaching Music Through Performance in Orchestra Volume... view details
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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$60.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
Appalachian Hymn Appalachian Hymn
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

This lyrical work was inspired by the traditional folk tunes and hymns of the Appalachians.  Using mostly a simple pentatonic scale, the warm melody evokes rustic images of  the American outdoors.  The writing... view details
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Armada Armada
Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Experience the thrill of the sailing of the Spanish Armada in this original composition. Using only six notes, this piece is perfect for working on balance and blend. Your beginners will sound like more... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
Attack! Attack!
Jeffrey Frizzi - Kendor Music, Inc.

The dark sound of D minor is paired with aggressive, repeated down bow strokes to create a mood of impending doom for beginning string groups. A great way for teaching low 2nd finger, double stops and B flats,... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Attila Attila
William Owens - FJH Music Company Inc

The mighty army of Attila the Hun is once again on the move with this aggressive yet masterfully crafted work! Melodies both powerful and tender come together to create a memorable musical experience. Fun... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Backcountry Ramble Backcountry Ramble
Bob Lipton - FJH Music Company Inc

Based entirely on a one-octave D Major scale, this jovial work is an ideal selection for the lighter portion of your concert. Features a fun, dance-like character, but also serves as an introduction to section... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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Ballad of the Silver Spur Ballad of the Silver Spur
Robert S. Frost - Latham Music Ltd

Take your beginning orchestra on a tour of the old west with this ballad in 3/4 time.  A simple D major melody is passed between sections, with nothing more rhythmically complex than quarter notes. The violin... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
Battle Quest Battle Quest
Mike Forbes - Carl Fischer LLC

Give your beginning string players a challenge with this aggressive sounding work. The thematic material is first heard in the violas as the rest of the sections play basic rhythms in 4/4, but with shifting... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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Battle at the Great Wall Battle at the Great Wall
Stephen Chin - Everything String

This work is a companion piece to the earlier “Bells of Ghengis Khan”.  The insistent rhythms and pounding fifths create an atmosphere of impending conflict.  The middle section... view details

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VEVery Easy
$48.00
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Be Sharp but Stay Natural Be Sharp but Stay Natural
Loreta Fin - Wilfin Music

The melodic line begins in unison, but then becomes more complex as the rhythm changes, with slightly canonic entries between the parts. The piano part is essential so that students can hear the changing... view details

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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$7.00
The Beast The Beast
Michael Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This original work is accessible for beginners and is designed to musically depict a large, four-hoofed animal, real or imaginary.

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
A Beethoven Lullaby A Beethoven Lullaby
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Beethoven's normally thunderous Ode to Joy dons a dreamy mantle in this delicate arrangement by Brian Balmages. Each string section softly adds its own voice to contemporary variations that blossom into... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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The Bells of Ghengis Khan The Bells of Ghengis Khan
Stephen Chin - Everything String

Ghengis Khan was one of the the most feared warriors ever.  In this piece, one can just picture him and his soldiers riding across the plains of Mongolia into China.  The driving rhythms, parallel... view details

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VEVery Easy
$48.00
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$5.00
Black Cat Crossing Black Cat Crossing
Lorie Gruneisen - Kendor Music, Inc.

Young string players will absolutely love the vocalized cat sounds (meow and hissss!) that punctuate this highly imaginative original! Educational features include playing F-naturals in a minor key,... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Bug's Ballroom Bug's Ballroom
Frank J. Halferty - Kendor Music, Inc.

This original work gets your players up close and personal with the time honored classic dance suite. With its use of various bowing and pizzicato passages, blended with some foot stomps and humorous visions... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Canon Power Canon Power
Bob Lipton - FJH Music Company Inc

Powerful, energetic and fun, this piece is a great opportunity to encourage independent playing within ensembles. Bolster each section's confidence as they present several different melodies in true canon... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Celtic Dance Celtic Dance
Mark Williams - Alfred Music Publishing

Young string players will love getting a hold of this playable original dance in the Celtic style. Written in E dorian mode, the work uses only the notes of a one-octave D major scale, and makes a fine... view details
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VEVery Easy
$46.00
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$8.00
Chins and Pins Chins and Pins
Richard Meyer - Highland/Etling Publishing

Check out this musical conversation between the "Chins" and the "Pins!" Students will learn the roles of melody and accompaniment as the ensemble trades phrases in contrasting motion using only the notes of... view details
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VEVery Easy
$46.00
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$6.00