Dvorak’s 8th Symphony is often referred to as his Pastoral symphony for its optimistic and uplifting themes. With contrasting melancholy minor and lighthearted major folk-like melodies, this
Written in 1779 after his return from Paris, Mozart’s lively Symphony No. 32 loosely follows the form of an Italian overture. Cleverly arranged here without the slow andante section,...
Based on the traditional spiritual Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow, this lively carol combines Appalachian folk style with the joy of the season. Students will learn...
An exciting selection with Indian flavor! Fireworks are central to the traditional autumn Diwali celebration, the Hindu festival of lights. Featuring approachable rhythms and notes, this...
Teaching opportunities abound in this creative arrangement of the carol We Three Kings. The music depicts the kings' famous trek across the desert and is a great way to introduce your students to
Sung by Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, City of Stars captured every major award, including the Oscar for Best Original Song. Its simple, jazz-inflected style is easy to perform with this skillful
Persistent pizzicato in the first violins sets up a ticking clock rhythmic base for a lyric melody in the violas and cellos that is then passed around the orchestra. Valuable teaching points are the key of
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With four powerful new songs from the Pixar hit film, this string orchestra medley captures the rich heritage and cultural flavor of Mexican folk music heard in the movie's soundtrack. Includes:
Bring out the confidence and ambition in your orchestra with this exciting work for strings! The main theme is stated boldly at the beginning before transitioning to a reflective middle section. This builds
This stately Grade 1.5 piece features easy rhythms, interesting harmonies, and memorable melodies while reinforcing low 2nd finger on the D and A strings. Imagine a royal procession and celebration, with
A perfect rhythmic skill-builder, this exciting piece uses classic Spanish rhythms and the famous Andalusian chord progression found in the music of Spain, Central and South America. All sections get to
This beautiful Irish folk song arrangement features a wide dynamic range and beautiful sustained phrases. This piece will challenge your students to find their expressive musical voice. The enchanting
Liven up your next concert with this funky number! Featuring interesting and challenging parts for everyone, it is sure to be a crowd pleaser. This is a great piece for working on syncopated rhythms, short
Imagine the fire-spewing, eyes-blazing, slimy-scaled mythical creature in this dramatic work! This excellent teaching piece features many techniques, including hooked bowings, slurs, lifts, accents,
Turmoil and triumph are the essence of Dramatic Opus. Beginning in D minor and concluding in D major, the exciting theme is based on a rhythmic motive which is developed throughout the work. A
Drifting utilizes musical passages to allude to the image of something drifting down a river in the woods. It journeys through twists and turns, placid streams and roaring rapids, eventually making
A lyrical piece for string orchestra inspired by the composer's childhood experience living along the eastern shore of Connecticut. The three sections of this composition represent the...
This work is a win-win for reinforcing everything students have been learning during their first year of study. Robust, lively, and entertaining, the music features a wide range of dynamics to teach
A colorful depiction of the four basic elements: earth, air, water and fire, sure to challenge and delight every member of the advanced string orchestra. Impressionistic harmonies and fascinating rhythmic
Created with easy notes and rhythms, this regal march in the style of William Walton is playable by beginners for graduation ceremonies. It can also be learned quickly by more advanced ensembles for any
A bold, exciting work for string orchestra depicting a daring escape and an epic journey. Driving accented 3/4 rhythms in A minor build tension and momentum, developing into soaring themes...
The definitive Spanish paso doble, arranged for intermediate string orchestra! This great cultural teaching piece features syncopated rhythms, triplets, repeated down bows, and...
End your first year with three American folk songs about water, each of which is passed around the orchestra. Learning opportunities abound, particularly with the bow and pizzicato. Upper strings use high
The finale of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 is a fantastic orchestral movement. It is very grand in nature and appears to reflect Tchaikovsky’s nationalist writing tendencies....