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Battlesong Battlesong
Randall Standridge/arr. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Working with two principal motives, the composer has crafted a compelling work that steadily builds to an exciting conclusion. The included percussion parts are optional, but they definitely add to the

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EEasy
$60.00
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$8.00
The Salamander Samba The Salamander Samba
Lauren Bernofsky - Grand Mesa Music

This creative original samba utilizes only open strings and pizzicato, making it especially accessible for beginners. The piano part is essential as it sets up the samba style. A really fun piece that will

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String Orchestra with Piano
BBeginning
$40.00
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$6.00
Waltzes from a Narrow House Waltzes from a Narrow House
Robert Moore/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Inspired by the music of a ghost show on TV, the composer borrowed a fragment of the chord progression he heard and used it as the basis to create this composition. Techniques that give the work interest

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MMedium
$50.00
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$8.00
Aggressivo Aggressivo
Randall Standridge/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Based on two rhythmic motifs, this tightly-knit composition is aggressively exciting from start to finish. Adding to the excitement are the composer's brilliant driving percussion writing and creative use

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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$8.00
Afterburn Afterburn
Randall Standridge/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

When watching a jet in the sky, one imagines the rush the pilot must feel when kicking in the afterburners, that sudden burst of speed. This piece seeks to capture the emotions of flight in a supercharged

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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$8.00
Pizzicato Blues Pizzicato Blues
Darren Mitchell - Grand Mesa Music

This lively piece is based on the C blues scale, and is played entirely pizzicato. "Fat" jazz harmonies, compelling rhythms and a wide array of dynamics make this one smokin' chart. A fun concert closer, sure... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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$8.00
Generations Generations
Janelle Zook - Grand Mesa Music

In this very original work, the composer (from Ecuador!) creates a mystical soundscape using pensive harmonies and non-chord tones, including an effective pedal-point. Engage your students on this

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EEasy
$40.00
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$6.00
Zombie Intruders Zombie Intruders
Kirk Vogel/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Capturing the feel of the undead creeping ever closer, the composer has incorporated a variety of non-traditional string techniques, including playing behind the bridge, glissando, and instrument body

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MMedium
$50.00
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$8.00
Springtide Springtide
Darren Mitchell/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Written as a catharsis for a deep loss experienced, the composer chose to remember the positive and uplifting aspects instead of focusing on the depressing side. Beautiful brief motifs unfold in a lovely

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MAMedium-Advanced
$50.00
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$8.00
Dream Dancing Dream Dancing
Carl Holmquist/ed. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

This piece seeks to combine the tranquility of a lullaby with the grace of a dance. Written in a waltzing triple meter, an original melody is passed around the sections of the orchestra. As the work

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MMedium
$50.00
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$8.00
Armory for Strings and Percussion Armory for Strings and Percussion
Randall D. Standridge - Grand Mesa Music

Marked "intense," this piece is intended to be an exciting opener or closer for string orchestra and percussion. Rhythmic drive, a minor mode, and exciting percussion writing should get your audience and

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String Orchestra, Percussion Required with piano
MEMedium Easy
$60.00
Additional Score with piano
$8.00
Escape Escape
Kevin Sluder - Grand Mesa Music

An exciting rhythmic journey in B minor, the recurring motif is introduced in the cello and bass and eventually passed around to every section. Contrasting the simple opening statements is an imitative

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EEasy
$50.00
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$8.00
The Low Down The Low Down
Kevin Sluder - Grand Mesa Music

The piece stays entirely in the range of the lowest octave of G Major and has a flowing "in 2" feel when played more uptempo. This very easy work is made to sound mature with a variety of musical

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
Tempus Fugitive Tempus Fugitive
Robert Moore - Grand Mesa Music

The originality of the composer's thought process and compositional approach is clearly evident in this meditation on the nature of time as it intersects with transcendent musical moments. Long ropes of

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MMedium
$70.00
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$10.00
Wondrous Flight Wondrous Flight
Bruce Tippette - Grand Mesa Music

Written for the composer's son, Wondrous Flight alternates between insistent syncopated rhythms and flowing melodic passages. As the piece progresses, an increase in tempo drives the melodies

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EEasy
$50.00
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$8.00
With Fire With Fire
Darren Mitchell - Grand Mesa Music

With Fire features a blazing tempo, liberal use of pointillistic technique, extremes of range and dynamics, and driving rhythms and accents that push the piece forward with intensity. If your

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MMedium
$75.00
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$10.00
On the High Seas On the High Seas
Christopher Wheeler/arr. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Hoist the sails and cast off with this rollicking hornpipe for strings and optional piano. Written to give younger students exposure to changing time signatures and accidentals, it starts and ends in 3/4

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$6.00
A New Dawn A New Dawn
Lorrie Baum - Grand Mesa Music

A New Dawn is a lilting and joyful work that celebrates new life, growth, and new beginnings. Written in a neoclassical style, this melodic piece gives everyone a chance to shine. Weaving back and

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EEasy
$40.00
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$6.00
The Grandfather Clock The Grandfather Clock
David Bobrowitz - Grand Mesa Music

Starting with a catchy pizzicato melody reminiscent of a ticking clock, the piece continues to grow in interest as it moves along. It contains much melodic interplay between parts, unexpected dynamic

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
Sailors of the Blue Sailors of the Blue
Susan Day - Grand Mesa Music

Ahoy seafaring mates! Hop aboard this upbeat and lively sailors' tale of the high seas. Written in A minor, all parts have memorable melodic lines, with some pizzicato and hooked bowings. The piano part

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
Nebula Nebula
David Bobrowitz - Grand Mesa Music

A nebula is an interstellar cloud where new stars are formed, and this piece captures the beauty and mystery of these cosmic bodies. Stark motives are presented in simple forms early on in the piece, and

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EEasy
$40.00
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$8.00
Memory of Autumn Memory of Autumn
Bob Latchaw - Grand Mesa Music

The varied harmonies and poignant dissonances make this a rewarding musical experience for mature players. It begins with a haunting refrain in the violas and cellos which becomes the accompaniment for a

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MMedium
$40.00
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To Catch a Pickpocket To Catch a Pickpocket
Chandra Lind - Grand Mesa Music

This engaging minor-key piece spins an intriguing musical story of a cat-and-mouse game between a very clever pickpocket and the new inspector in town. In a fugue-like middle section, the two characters

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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City Awakens, City Sleeps City Awakens, City Sleeps
David Bobrowitz - Grand Mesa Music

Having taught in the New York City area for most of his career, the composer's writing is indelibly marked by his experiences in that great city. The work opens with a quiet principal theme depicting a city

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MMedium
$50.00
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$8.00