Arranged now for string orchestra, this traditional Hebrew song and its text provided comfort to the victims and survivors of the Holocaust, serving as a beacon of hope for the future and for mankind. A
El Pollo Ricardo was written in 1911 by Luis Alberto Fernandez, a young man from Uruguay who was a policeman by day and a tango musician at night. The title refers to a tango dancer friend of his
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
La culebra is a traditional Mexican folk dance that depicts a story of a group of men working in the fields. As they are working, their wives are on their way to the fields to pay a visit. On their
In the style of a habanera, the characteristic and distinct rhythm reflects the fusion of Cuban and Spanish cultures. Many sections of your string orchestra get a chance to play the memorable melody from
Lady Jane Stuart's Rant is a spirited reel in G major going back to 17th-century Scotland. Filled with memorable melodies and rollicking rhythms, it fits well on any program. Playable in first
For a special touch at your next concert, feature one of Canada's most popular folk songs. It's often sung around campfires and makes a perfect cross-cultural study.
Mi Dolor ("Sorrow") is one of the most famous songs to come from Argentina. Almost every tango orquesta had their own version - like bands doing covers of Beatles songs today. The lyrics tell of
Folk songs have a long and mysterious history. Their origins are unknown; they have come down to us mainly through an oral tradition passed from generation to generation. Many of the folk songs we have come
Here is one of classical music's most hauntingly beautiful melodies! This arrangement of Tarrega's beloved guitar work takes full advantage of your string orchestra's capabilities. The melody begins using a
Note about the composition:This haunting piece exposes students to the sensitive elaboration of a melody in the Spanish tradition, while teaching skills of sustained legato bowing, tone production, to
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