From the gentle beginning to the triumphant and powerful climax, this enduring arrangement allows students to study expression to the fullest. A beautiful way to move your audience and deliver the universal
Students will love to play this extremely popular Irish reel that has been heard in movies and television. It infuses a nice, lyrical middle section giving the piece some much-needed repose before firing up
This classic Russian folk dance in the traditional bottle dance format is carefully crafted for developing string ensemble. A terrific opportunity to teach and perform music, style and tradition from
Suitable for year two of study, this lovely pentatonic melody is harmonized in fourths, fifths, and sixths. A few dotted rhythms may require attention, but the focus will be on beautiful tone and developing
Arranger Frank J. Halferty has taken this energetic melody and added easy fiddle-style touches, pizzicato, open string ostinatos and some fun bass lines.
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
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.
Develop your orchestra's legato playing skills with this lovely folk song. The interesting orchestration helps showcase a very mature sound and every section shares the melody.
This tender and enduring traditional English melody is arranged to encourage player independence and comfort in the keys of A minor and C major. Great teaching opportunities to review legato technique,
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