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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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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$42.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Sailors Song
Mark Williams - Alfred Music Publishing

This vigorous original uses only the open strings and the first notes learned on the D and A strings to make your beginning string players play out more confidently and musically! It has a rugged, modal sound... view details

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$42.00
String Orchestra e-Print
VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
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
Additional Score 
$6.00
Salsa Fest!
George T. Frueh - Kendor Music, Inc.

This spicy Latin-style piece for grade 1 groups will energize any concert! Written in D Major, it has several driving melodies and incorporates simple, but fun-to-play rhythms. Pizzicato and arco sections... view details

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$42.00
String Orchestra e-Print
VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
VEVery Easy
$6.00
Samurai
Keiko Yamada - Carl Fischer LLC

The Japanese warrior is depicted in sound with this aggressive piece. It opens with a fanfare-like statement that is based on open harmonic structures, then charges into the main theme. The violin melody... view details

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
String Orchestra e-Print
VEVery Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Sanctus
arr. Robert W. Smith - C L Barnhouse Company

Robert W. Smith's setting of the traditional African-American hymn is simple, elegant and beautiful. Lyrical, flowing lines provide a welcome opportunity to teach and reinforce phrasing. "Sanctus" is a welcome... view details

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String Orchestra 
BBeginning
$40.00
Additional Score 
BBeginning
$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
Additional Score 
$8.00
Scherzo
Roger Zare - FJH Music Company Inc

This jaunty scherzo will take your ensemble on a high-speed ride! Sections take turns bouncing around the catchy melodies before slowing for a detour with lush, yearning harmonies. The music eventually returns... view details

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String Orchestra 
MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Scherzo on American Themes
Gary Fletcher - C L Barnhouse Company

A bright energetic composition based on several 'folk-like' themes. Wonderful as a concert or contest selection for more mature student string orchestras.... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$40.00
Additional Score 
MMedium
$6.00
Serenade for Violas
Gary Fletcher - C L Barnhouse Company

Feature your Viola section with Gary Fletcher's distinctive "Serenade for Violas". The Viola get to shine all the way through with pizzicato accompiment from the other sections. Outstanding in every respect!... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
EEasy
$6.00
Shadows Across The Moon
John Caponegro - Kendor Music, Inc.

Using the universal language of music, this inspired grade 3 original creates moods and visual scenes that will capture everyone's imagination. As conditions in our atmosphere, such as cloud formations, come... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$52.00
Additional Score 
MMedium
$6.00
Shadows Across the Moon
John Caponegro - Kendor Music, Inc.

Using the universal language of music, this inspired grade 3 original creates moods and visual scenes that will capture everyone's imagination. As conditions in our atmosphere, such as cloud formations, come... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$52.00
Additional Score 
MMedium
$6.00
Ships of Ireland
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

This driving, D minor jig is a great way to close a concert!  All sections get a chance to play the theme as well as accompany,  using pizzicato, drones, or a lilting figure that conveys the rolling waves of... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$45.00
Full Score 
$5.00
Showdown!
Jeffrey Bishop - Wingert-Jones Publications

Showdown! tells a vivid, dramatic story in the manner of programmatic works from days gone by. Driving rhythms and intense harmonies depict a standoff between an angry gunfighter and the good people of... view details

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String Orchestra 
MAMedium-Advanced
$50.00
String Orchestra e-Print
MAMedium-Advanced
$50.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
A Silent Echo
George Sweet - Carl Fischer LLC

If you are looking to work on the musicality of your ensemble this year, look no further than this beautiful new piece from composer George Sweet. Lush harmonies and cascading sounds make this a wonderful... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
EEasy
$6.50
Silhouettes
Alan Lee Silva - Carl Fischer LLC

With legato melodic lines, driving marcato phrases and quiet pizzicato figures, Silhouettes employs a wide range of musical techniques for young players to grasp. The piece begins with four measures of... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$47.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$47.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
The Silver Canoe
Lorie Gruneisen - Kendor Music, Inc.

This grade 1+ piece is based on a song written by Margaret Embers McGee in 1918 called My Paddle's Keen And Bright, which became a popular song sung by scouts around the campfire. The strong beat depicts the... view details

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$42.00
String Orchestra e-Print
VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
VEVery Easy
$6.00
Simple Gifts
arr. Andrew Balent - C L Barnhouse Company

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
EEasy
$6.00
Sinfonia for Strings
EWAZEN, E - Southern Music Company

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$80.00
Additional Score 
$12.50
Slavic Celebration
Bill Calhoun - Carl Fischer LLC

This piece depicts the sounds and rhythms of the Slavic people. The piece is lively and fun with a contrasting lush middle section. A perfect choice for contest or festival concerts.... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
EEasy
$6.50
Snake River Stomp
Steve Laven - Wingert-Jones Publications

The winner of the 2008 Texas Orchestra Directors Association composition contest!  This American tour de force has shades of Copland mixed with exciting fiddling motives and themes fit for a Hollywood western.... view details

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String Orchestra 
M-MAMedium-Medium-Advanced
$50.00
Additional Score 
MMedium
$7.00
Sneaking Suspicion
Doug Spata - Alfred Music Publishing

Using only pizzicato on the D and A strings, this is the perfect selection for beginners to play in "cartoon tiptoe" style! The piece also features call-and-response sections that advance good counting and... view details

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
VEVery Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Snowflake
Yukiko Nishimura - Carl Fischer LLC

Floating and delicate, this gorgeous piece features long melody lines and plenty of sustaining harmonies. It evokes the feeling of taking a walk during a gentle snowfall. The first violin part leads with the... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$45.00
String Orchestra e-Print
EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.50
Soaring Above the Clouds
James Swearingen - C L Barnhouse Company

The energetic drive of this composition is just one of the magical ingredients that will excite your students. No detail has been spared in crafting a piece that is well suited for beginning orchestra members... view details

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
VEVery Easy
$6.00