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Dragonhunter Dragonhunter
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

There's a dragon on the loose (you can hear him in the bass and cello sections) and your strings are in on the hunt! The medieval-sounding excitement is all created using notes from the D scale, no slurs, and... view details
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VEVery Easy
$46.00
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$8.00
Sahara Crossing 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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EEasy
$46.00
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Gauntlet Gauntlet
Doug Spata - Alfred Music Publishing

The driving rhythmic intensity of the music is something rarely found at this level! Combine that with its darker modal sound and you get a captivating work your students will love to learn. Like music in the... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
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City of Steel City of Steel
Doug Spata - Highland/Etling Publishing

Brooding melodies that rise like mist over dark, churning chords give way to a warm, yearning section, returning for a rousing finish. The lush, romantic sound and the dramatic expressiveness thrill while

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MMedium
$56.00
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$9.00
Conquistador Conquistador
Deborah Baker Monday - Alfred Music Publishing

A dramatic work with a hint of romance, Conquistador! depicts the life and adventures of the Spanish explorers. Rhythmic motives in A minor provide a glimpse into life on the trail, and the softer,... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$62.00
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$9.00
Night Shift Night Shift
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Take a look at this driving, modal composition that's loaded with some great techniques! As the title implies, early shifting is the main focus, with pizzicato and easy 16th notes added for variety. All... view details
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EEasy
$46.00
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Boreas Boreas (The Cold North Wind)
Todd Parrish - Highland/Etling Publishing

In Greek mythology, Boreas is the cold north wind, making this piece a great addition to any winter concert. The mysterious opening leads to an exciting finale. Students will experience spiccato

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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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Dramatic Essay Dramatic Essay
Mark Williams - Alfred Music Publishing

This remarkably simple, yet sophisticated sounding piece from Mark Williams allows for the development of many expressive possibilities in young players. Syncopation and spicatto are explored and developed

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Mantras Mantras
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

This fascinating, contemporary original will create a level of excitement not often found at this level! Easy mixed meter, modal scales and driving syncopations combine to create an ideal concert and contest... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$56.00
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Fantasia on a Theme from Thailand Fantasia on a Theme from Thailand
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

This captivating work is a set of variations on the Pong Lang Dance, one of Thailand's most popular melodies. The pong lang is like a xylophone with its wooden keys suspended vertically on

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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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Gargoyles Gargoyles
Doug Spata - Alfred Music Publishing

This is one you won't want to miss. A fiery ostinato pattern in a minor mode sets the mood for this dark-sounding musical adventure. Melodic fragments pass from one section to another as the tension builds.... view details
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Fantasia on an Original Theme Fantasia on an Original Theme
Joseph Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing

This is a poignant and distinctively Irish-flavored fantasia in a cantabile style. Violists will love the opening soli introduction that is quite beautiful. A very nice piece at the intermediate level.... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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Aboriginal Rituals Aboriginal Rituals
Elliot Del Borgo - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Driving rhythms abound in this original contest work. Performable by string or full orchestra, the piece is contemporary in nature and includes a mysterious section that has the upper strings using natural... view details
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MMedium
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Mabel Creek Overture Mabel Creek Overture
HARBINSON, W - Alfred Music Publishing

This rhythmically exciting work is sure to be a favorite with students and audiences alike. The driving rhythms of the work surround an Andante middle section of expressive beauty. Don't miss this one! (Grade... view details
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EEasy
$62.00
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EEasy
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Arlington Sketches Arlington Sketches
Elliot Del Borgo - Alfred Music Publishing

This is a classic Del Borgo style piece...rhythmically exciting and harmonically rich. In addition, the contrasting middle section allows for attention to tonal development, balance and blend. A guaranteed... view details
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MMedium
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El Toro El Toro
Don Brubaker - Alfred Music Publishing

This bold Spanish composition includes easy solos for violin and cello. The excitement and color of the bullfight are displayed in the playable music.

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EEasy
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Miniature Symphony Miniature Symphony
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

This brilliantly simple four-movement "symphony" is perfect for beginning string players who are just starting to read. Using only the notes of the D Major scale, each movement focuses on a distinct reading

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BBeginning
$46.00
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Maharaja Maharaja
Doug Spata - Alfred Music Publishing

Add some sizzle to your next concert with some Bollywood style! Maharaja combines rhythms and motifs from Indian music with exciting melodies. Slurred pizzicato imitates the sound of tabla drums while... view details
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MMedium
$49.00
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$7.00
Jasmine Flower Jasmine Flower
arr. Douglas Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here is a very beautiful setting of the traditional Chinese folk song Molihua. This tune is a vital part of Chinese New Year celebrations and was featured at the 2004 Summer Olympics. The soothing... view details
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VEVery Easy
$46.00
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$6.00
Kabuki Dance Kabuki Dance
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

This makes a great change-of-pace at any performance!  The Japanese sound, brought about with a pentatonic scale, moves from D major to B minor and offers colors and textures rarely found in pieces for young... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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Momentum Momentum
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

A great choice for your next concert or contest!  This provides a wide variety of outstanding teaching opportunities while using a fresh "new" sound that your students will love!  As the title suggests, a... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$56.00
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Agincourt Agincourt
Doug Spata - Alfred Music Publishing

Adventurous groups will like playing this dramatic modal work in 7/8 time.  The pattern is a consistent 2+2+3.  It's inspired by the climactic battle scene in Shakespeare's "Henry V," and audiences will be... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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Across the Wind Across the Wind
Doug Spata - Highland/Etling Publishing

Thrilling melodies swoop and soar over bristling ostinatos in this exciting concert overture in F Major. With a triumphant style and dramatic range of emotions, players will enjoy performing this piece. Many... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$56.00
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Dark Adventure Dark Adventure
Ralph Ford - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

It's ghostly! It's creepy! Your orchestra will love it! From the driving opening motives to the quirky gypsy-sounding theme, this is haunted-house music at its best! You can play this with either full or... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$59.00
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$8.00