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Original Concert Works for String Orchestra (37)
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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
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$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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EEasy
$50.00
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$6.00
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
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$6.00
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
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
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$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
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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MEMedium Easy
$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
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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
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$8.00
Battlesong Battlesong
Randall Standridge/arr. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Working with two principal motives, the composer has crafted a compelling work that steadily builds to an exciting conclusion. The included percussion parts are optional, but they definitely add to the... view details

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EEasy
$60.00
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$8.00
Danza Oscura Danza Oscura
Randall D. Standridge - Grand Mesa Music

Intended to evoke the feel of a seductive dance, the use of asymmetrical meter and a slightly Spanish flavor will add exoticism to any concert program. Optional percussion (castanet, vibraslap, triangle and... view details

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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
MMedium
$70.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Danse Carnivale Danse Carnivale
Randall Standridge/arr. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

This "throwback"-style string work was inspired by the many great can-cans, galops, and quick-steps that populate the music repertoire. This work strongly exemplifies the interplay of drama and humor that... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
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$8.00
Waltzes from a Narrow House Waltzes from a Narrow House
Robert Moore/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Inspired by the music of a ghost show on TV, the composer borrowed a fragment of the chord progression he heard and used it as the basis to create this composition. Techniques that give the work interest... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
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$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
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
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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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$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
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$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
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$6.00
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
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$6.00
Dream Dancing Dream Dancing
Carl Holmquist/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

This piece seeks to combine the tranquility of a lullaby with the grace of a dance. Written in a waltzing triple meter, an original melody is passed around the sections of the orchestra. As the work... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
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$8.00
On the High Seas On the High Seas
Christopher Wheeler/arr. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Hoist the sails and cast off with this rollicking hornpipe for strings and optional piano. Written to give younger students exposure to changing time signatures and accidentals, it starts and ends in 3/4... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$6.00
Odessa Odessa
David Bobrowitz/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Odessa, the third largest city in the Ukraine, is a major seaport and transportation hub located on the northwestern shore of the Black Sea. Always busy with activity, the energy of this important city is... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
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$8.00
Spring Shower Spring Shower
David Bobrowitz/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

This lovely tune gives the listener a feeling of waking up on a sunlit spring day. As is typical of the Springtime, towards the end of the piece, a sudden shower takes over the landscape. Here tremolos in... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$6.00
Illumination Illumination
Bob Lipton/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

Don't be fooled by the gentle opening statement - this is hard rock for strings! Inspiration for this selection came from hair bands of the '80s, although its well-arranged for string ensemble. There is even a... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$60.00
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$8.00