This easy arrangement of the famous gondola boat song is the perfect way to strengthen your young orchestra's legato playing skills. Slurs, crescendos, diminuendos, and a 3/4 time signature all add to the
One of the most familiar minuets from Bach's pen, this is a great introduction to Baroque music and the stylings of J.S. Bach. A Learning Bank, Johann Sebastian Bach and the Baroque Period, is
Introduce your students to the galant style of Telemann with this Grade 1+ arrangement. Students will work bowing technique, dynamic contrasts, phrasing, and tempo changes.
Yes, it's Beethoven's beloved Ode to Joy set in the key of D and arranged for the success of young string players! The level of difficulty never goes beyond what is found in the first half of Book
This charming piece is a perfect choice for a first festival experience and will help any group sound more mature. Written in first position in the keys of G and D, it is a great piece to work on low and
The "clash" of your favorite themes abound in this highly entertaining arrangement. Beethoven vs. Mozart is finally trampled by the favorite Can-Can. Everyone will love this classical combo of
This setting is a perfect addition to grade 1 literature with terrific teaching tools for simple syncopation and dynamics. The familiarity of the melody will keep students practicing.
One of the most important works of the 20th century, the iconic Finale is now accessible to young players with this effective arrangement. All meter changes have been "squared off," while still
A great sounding, yet simple arrangement, perfect for broadening the musical palette of young players. The main theme is presented without development, maintaining the lovely simplicity of the piece.
A bright, sparkling setting of O, Come Little Children that will delight audiences and players. This arrangement includes optional sleigh bells.
End your concert with a bang and start the yearly music tradition with your youngest musicians! Listeners will be amazed by the authenticity of this arrangement, which is able to capture so much of the
Your beginning string orchestra will feel a real sense of accomplishment when they play this excellent piece of Baroque literature, which has been carefully arranged by Richard Meyer to reinforce your
Here is an opportunity to perform a familiar piece that is superb for practicing foundational string skills. Beginning and advanced students alike can learn to play with authentic Baroque style in this
This straightforward Baroque march works as either a processional or concert work for beginning to intermediate strings. It's a pleasing arrangement that reinforces many concepts such as dotted quarter-note
One of the first pieces written exclusively for bands, this movement includes a very lyrical melody reminiscent of British folk music that lends itself perfectly for orchestral use.
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