This movement from the popular symphony is filled with the composer's unique harmonies that move slowly but inevitably to the final cadence. There are some brief solos throughout the orchestra as well as
In this fine arrangement of Vivaldi's "Concerto in C for Two Trumpets," the solo trumpet lines have been transferred to first and second violins. It's a stirring adaptation which retains the
An absolute classic for strings, this version is in C major to avoid forward extensions for viola and cello. There is nothing out of first position except for a simple shift for cello and bass in a brief
The guitar music of Gaspar Sanz retains its popularity to this day. This particular excerpt for string orchestra exudes rhythmic vitality and a fascinating use of hemiola. The Spanish influence gives it a
Robert Longfield's masterful transcription of Tchaikovsky's classic score brings Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy into the range of good middle school string orchestras. The famous celesta part has
Fandango is one of Boccherini's most popular works. Its Spanish influence gives it a unique Classical sound, and it works beautifully for strings.
This timeless march is taken from Mozart's opera "The Marriage of Figaro." In this edition, the well-known tune is made available to the string orchestra, with solid scoring throughout.
Brahms referred to these dances as arrangements rather than compositions. This particular dance exhibits a wonderful warmth of scoring that shows the dance to best effect. The many tempo changes will
Brahms considered his series of Hungarian Dances to be arrangements. He crafted this specific dance from the Emma-Csardas by Mor Windt and a folk song collected by Ignac Bognar. Going from the keys of D
Chromatic passages, basic shifting, and a variety of rhythmic patterns make for a challenging romp through one of Tchaikovsky's most-loved symphonic works.
This accessible arrangement of the March from "The Nutcracker" is a welcome addition to classic holiday literature for string orchestra at the easy level. Sensibly adapted to the capabilities of
The key has been transposed to G minor for better accessibility and the percussion parts have been retained. This will be an exciting addition to the string orchestra program.
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For either viola or cello solo, this concerto is easily accessible to middle school players. In C major, with a few chromatic diversions, the solo part can be played in first position. All of the ornaments
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