This delightful arrangement revisits three famous songs from American folk literature: Arkansas Traveler; Sweet Betsy from Pike and a rousing version of Turkey in the Straw. This
Let your students show off their very best lyrical playing in this gorgeous arrangement of a traditional Scottish love song. Parts for all instruments have melodic interest as the melody flows through
In this well-known Scottish ballad, a rider rides his horse away from home one sunny day. Later, his horse returns, but he does not. The melody of this ballad depicts his bride's emotional reaction to the
This may be the quintessential arrangement of this popular tune for string orchestra. In his first published string work, Vargas has given all parts interesting material in a quasi-contrapuntal sound
The music for this familiar love song dates back to around 1790. After a brief introduction, the first violin melody is arranged with fresh harmonic touches to spice up an already pretty tune. Variations of
Using the familiar ancient English folk song melody, the arranger spins out a "fantastic" meditation on Greensleeves. Fragments of the melody tease the listeners' ear in the engaging introduction,
This authentic and energetic arrangement of the Hebrew folk song uses a solo quintet and percussion instruments to expand the palette of the traditional string orchestra. Percussion instruments used include
Based on the Scottish folk song Loch Lomond, this gorgeous arrangement paints a lovely musical portrait of the picturesque lake at the foot of Ben Lomond. Woodwind tremolos are used to represent
This engaging piece was inspired by the beautiful scenery of Inishowen, a peninsula in Northern Ireland. The first movement is slow and lyrical, depicting the beauty of standing on the shore, looking at the
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