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Fire in the Forge Fire in the Forge
Ted Allen - Grand Mesa Music

Marked "Heavy Speed Metal," this piece is an intense cello and bass driven rocker that makes the "string metal" genre accessible to younger players. This exciting, edgy work adapts heavy metal guitar... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Autumn Vows Autumn Vows
Susan H. Day - Grand Mesa Music

Written as a surprise gift for a close friend's wedding, the lush melodies, interesting harmonies and moving inside lines create great emotional content.  The opportunities for expressive playing abound in... view details
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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
After the Rain After the Rain
Susan H. Day - Grand Mesa Music

As the title indicates, this gorgeous work is reminiscent of the fresh, clear air after a storm passes. The beautiful flowing lines bring on tranquility, and the rich soothing tapestry of lower voices creates... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Salamander Samba Salamander Samba
Lauren Bernofsky - Grand Mesa Music

This creative original samba utilizes only open strings and pizzicato, making it especially accessible for beginners. The piano part is essential as it sets up the samba style. A really fun piece that will... view details
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String Orchestra with Piano
BBeginning
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
I Remember I Remember
Susan Day - Grand Mesa Music

This gorgeous piece is introspective, thought provoking, and truly representative of its title. It features haunting melodies shared by all parts, lush chordal harmonies, driving rhythms, a short violin... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Escape Escape
Kevin Sluder - Grand Mesa Music

An exciting rhythmic journey in B minor, the recurring motif is introduced in the cello and bass and eventually passed around to every section. Contrasting the simple opening statements is an imitative... view details

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EEasy
$50.00
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$8.00
Dorian Dance Dorian Dance
Michael W. Joy/arr. Jason Krug - Grand Mesa Music

Originally written for handbell choir, this string orchestra setting uses dorian mode, very catchy melodies, and infectious asymmetric rhythms to create a compelling and memorable listening experience. This... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Coiled! Coiled!
Bob Lipton/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

Driving and energetic from start to finish, this edgy new work weds pulsing background rhythms and Eastern sounding modes with ethereal sustained melodies. Your students will be infatuated by this unique sound... view details
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EEasy
$50.00
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$8.00
Afterburn Afterburn
Randall Standridge/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

When watching a jet in the sky, one imagines the rush the pilot must feel when kicking in the afterburners, that sudden burst of speed. This piece seeks to capture the emotions of flight in a supercharged... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Aspen Glow Aspen Glow
Susan H. Day - Grand Mesa Music

Written to evoke images of a radiant fall in the high country, this work features interesting melodic lines in all parts, a relaxing tempo, a variety of articulations, and 3/4 time. Serene! ... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$6.00
Pizzicato Blues Pizzicato Blues
Darren Mitchell - Grand Mesa Music

This lively piece is based on the C blues scale, and is played entirely pizzicato. "Fat" jazz harmonies, compelling rhythms and a wide array of dynamics make this one smokin' chart. A fun concert closer, sure... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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$8.00
Zombie Intruders Zombie Intruders
Kirk Vogel/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Capturing the feel of the undead creeping ever closer, the composer has incorporated a variety of non-traditional string techniques, including playing behind the bridge, glissando, and instrument body... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
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$8.00
Dragonflies and Glitter Dragonflies and Glitter
Kirk Vogel/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

The composer was inspired to write this piece for a former student who disappeared while trekking in Nepal. As reflected in this uplifting work for strings and light percussion, the student was a free... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Rondo Energico Rondo Energico
David Bobrowitz/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

Contemporary rhythms and harmonies are featured in this modern rondo. This epic string selection takes a fascinating musical journey as the various themes alternate and mutate. Rondo Energico is a... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$8.00
Balloon Ride Balloon Ride
David Bobrowitz/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

Ragtime rhythms suggest a hot air balloon breezily floating over a pleasant landscape, while mixed meter and an optional snare drum/wood block add playful elements to the joyful ride. This delightful jaunt is... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Aggressivo Aggressivo
Randall Standridge/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Based on two rhythmic motifs, this tightly-knit composition is aggressively exciting from start to finish. Adding to the excitement are the composer's brilliant driving percussion writing and creative use... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Generations Generations
Janelle Zook - Grand Mesa Music

In this very original work, the composer (from Ecuador!) creates a mystical soundscape using pensive harmonies and non-chord tones, including an effective pedal-point. Engage your students on this... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Escalator Escalator
David Bobrowitz/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

This work finds a perfect way to make playing scales fun, while painting a musical picture of the step-saving device of the title. Both arco and pizzicato techniques are used. This "change of pace" piece is... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
In the Court of the King In the Court of the King
Randall Standridge/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

This very catchy work for strings and percussion captures the feel of a Renaissance dance or a medieval festival. Effective use of dance rhythms gives the piece a driving, urgent quality.

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EEasy
$50.00
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$8.00
Under the Bigtop Under the Bigtop
Susan Day - Grand Mesa Music

Picture the trapeze artists, performing elephants, the organ grinders with their monkeys, and the excitement on the children's faces! Written in the key of G Major, in 3/4 time, all parts share the melody... view details

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EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Morph Morph
Sara Bongo & Robert Moore - Grand Mesa Music

No matter how old you are, change is inevitable. Sometimes change is scary, sometimes exhilarating, always emotional. This piece runs through the gamut of feelings through the use of dynamics, tempo change,... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$8.00
The Low Down The Low Down
Kevin Sluder - Grand Mesa Music

The piece stays entirely in the range of the lowest octave of G Major and has a flowing "in 2" feel when played more uptempo. This very easy work is made to sound mature with a variety of musical... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Sinapu Sinapu
J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Sinapu is the Ute Indian word for "wolf." This composition uses a tenor recorder to help create a Native American ambiance, a rock section, splashes of percussion sounds, and strings imitating wolf... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$55.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Armory for Strings and Percussion Armory for Strings and Percussion
Randall D. Standridge - Grand Mesa Music

Marked "intense," this piece is intended to be an exciting opener or closer for string orchestra and percussion. Rhythmic drive, a minor mode, and exciting percussion writing should get your audience and... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required with piano
MEMedium Easy
$60.00
Additional Score with piano
$8.00