Orchestra ››  Original Concert Works for String Orchestra (26)
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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
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$8.00
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 jet... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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MEMedium Easy
$8.00
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 a creative use of... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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MEMedium Easy
$8.00
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
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
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
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$6.00
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
Dragonflies and Glitter
Kirk Vogel / ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Composer Vogel was inspired to compose this piece for a former student from his Jr. High Orchestra, Aubrey Sacco, who disappeared in 2010 while trekking in Nepal, and as of 2014 still remains missing. As... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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MEMedium Easy
$8.00
Escalator
David Bobrowitz / ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Composer Bobrowitz in this very entertaining 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... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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VEVery Easy
$6.00
Fire in the Forge
Ted Allen - Grand Mesa Music

Marked "Heavy Speed Metal", this piece will make your string orchestra feel like the hippest group around! San Francisco Bay Area string instructor Allen has here created an intense cello and bass driven... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
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MMedium
$8.00
Generations
Janelle Zook - Grand Mesa Music

Generations is a meditative tribute to all the fathers and mothers who pass on intangible and priceless gifts to their children, grandchildren, great grandchildren... In this very original work, the composer... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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EEasy
$6.00
Gypsy Fantasy
David Bobrowitz/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

Composed as a theme with variations, the piece begins slowly in an emotional d minor, then quickly builds speed and energy, ending with an exciting conclusion in a gypsy style. Includes a short cadenza for... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$8.00
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
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, and the excitement... view details

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EEasy
$50.00
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EEasy
$8.00
Irish Fiddles
arr. John Beeman/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

The traditional Irish melody Denis Murphy is used as the basis for this rollicking fiddle tune featuring melodies for all instruments and a bagpipe-style drones. This very playable arrangement explores... view details

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EEasy
$50.00
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$8.00
Kalimba Lullaby
Lauren Bernofsky - Grand Mesa Music

This all-pizzicato work for young strings imitates the kalimba, an African instrument also known as an mbira or thumb piano. The sweet, soothing lullaby uses simple rhythms for young players. An authentically... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
Labyrinth
Vance Zuehlsdorff/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

A labyrinth is defined as "an intricate combination of passages in which it is difficult to find one's way or to reach the exit," and this setting is perfect theme music for such a situation. Set in a minor... view details

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EEasy
$50.00
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$6.00
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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MMedium
$8.00
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
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
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
Scenes of the Old West
David Bobrowitz/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

The Old West's excitement and energy is freshly captured by this string orchestra work in the style of Aaron Copland. Listen for rowdy crowds at the saloon, a gunfight on Main Street, and cowboys riding... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$60.00
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$8.00
Spirit of Colorado
Susan H. Day - Grand Mesa Music

The essence of the American West is captured in this sweeping, cinematic musical tableaux by one of the top writers for young string orchestra. ... view details

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String Orchestra 
E-MEEasy-Medium Easy
$50.00
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$6.00
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, with pleasant temperatures and perhaps a light breeze. As is typical of the Springtime, towards the end of the piece, a sudden... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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EEasy
$6.00