Absolutely stunning and gorgeous best describes this marvelous ballad created from the pen of noted composer James Swearingen. His ability to make an ensemble sound mature beyond their years is a talent
This exciting work captures the thrill of the treasure hunt and the mystery of the seas. Beginning with a lyrical statement that captures the abandonment of the lost island, our hunt continues with driving
Simple, elegant and timeless, Abide with Me was written in 1847. This beautiful arrangement allows each section the opportunity to perform melodically and experience lyrical phrasing.
If you're looking for a great way to start your concert or festival performance, this wonderful work is a great choice. Air of Nobility starts with a bold fanfare and dramatically leads to a
"All Through The Night" is a traditional Welsh folk song which is well-known today as a holiday carol. This lush string arrangement offers an outstanding opportunity for students to develop lyrical phrasing
A stunning work for better string orchestras that is based on the popular hymn Angels We Have Heard on High. Very attractive selection for holiday concerts.
A beautiful and memorable melody is first introduced by the violins and gradually grows amid changing textures and harmonies, ultimately leading to a soaring and dramatic climax. The music then ends as it
This lively composition, all in first position, is sure to be a favorite of young players and audiences. Includes optional Violin 3 and piano parts.
This lyrical work is a beautiful showcase for your cello soloist with orchestra accompaniment! The time-honored Berceuse from the opera "Jocelyn" has been transcribed into a lush string setting to
Inspired by the serenity of the lake that is the setting for one of America's premiere fine arts camps, this beautiful ballad provides an excellent opportunity for the development of legato style and
Once you hand out this effective blues-rock tune to your young players they will want to play it every day! Set in first position only and skillfully arranged to sound authentic, while playable for young
A gentle and expressive piece for intermediate orchestra that will help teach the fine art of legato playing. The optional piano part adds to its beauty and provides an exquisite change of pace for any
"Canzoni d'Amore" (Songs of Love) is a lyrical medley of three beautiful, classic Italian love songs. Featured songs include "Serenata," "Caro Mio Ben," and "Torna A Surriento." Masterfully crafted to give
"Celtic Bell Carol" is a clever and entertaining twist on the traditional holiday favorite. The arrangement begins with solo violin evoking mysterious images of Celtic dancers as they prepare for their
Based on What Child is This? and O Come, O Come Emmanuel, this creative arrangement is for jazz ensemble with strings, allowing directors to combine the school's string orchestra with the
Exciting, anticipatory, exotic and mysterious! Students and directors alike will appreciate how easily this piece comes together as young musicians groove the riffs and sail the melodies. Emphasizing
Dating back to the First World War when it was sung by British soldiers, this melody is closely related to the American folk tune Turkey in the Straw. Includes optional piano and percussion
You may not recognize the title, but you are almost certain to be familiar with the famous melodies of this stately Latin classic. Full of audience appeal!
An entertaining pizzicato piece that is totally cool! Lots of easy syncopation and it includes optional snare drum and piano parts. Fun for the whole group.
One of the most famous and best-loved paso dobles ever written in a setting for string orchestra! Fiery rhythms and sweeping Spanish melodies make this an outstanding change of pace for concert or festival
All of the rhythmic and melodic drama of the Spanish Paso Doble is captured in this arrangement. Explosive rhythmic outbursts, expressive gypsy melodies and varied dynamic contrasts make this
A delightful composition in the French Baroque style. Works for concert or contest performances.
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