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La Cucharacha La Cucharacha
Traditional / J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

La Cucaracha (the Cockroach) is a traditional and probably very old Mexican Folk Song. Dozens of different verses have been added to this popular song over the years, and it is often performed in Mariachi... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$6.00
La Culebra La Culebra
Traditional/arr. Jorge Vargas - Grand Mesa Music

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MMedium
$40.00
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$6.00
La Paloma La Paloma (The Dove)
Sebastian Yradier/arr. Steven Frackenpohl - Kendor Music, Inc.

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$52.00
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$6.00
Land of the Silver Birch Land of the Silver Birch
arr. Vince Gassi - Highland/Etling Publishing

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.

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MMedium
$48.00
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$7.00
The Last Rose of Summer The Last Rose of Summer
arr. Jeffrey E. Turner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

A beautiful arrangement of this Irish folk song as delicate as a rose itself.  From the warm solo cello, to the velvety smooth sordino strings, culminating with full cinematic orchestration as the rose reaches... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
MMedium
$48.00
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MMedium
$7.00
Leaning on the Everlasting Arms Leaning on the Everlasting Arms
arr. Carl Strommen - Carl Fischer LLC

This reverent setting of a beloved hymn by Anthony J. Showalter is sure to tug at the heart strings. The beautiful melody and strong harmonies combine to create one stunningly beautiful arrangement. A striking... view details
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EEasy
$50.00
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$6.50
Leroy Anderson's Irish Suite, Part 1 Leroy Anderson's Irish Suite, Part 1
Leroy Anderson/arr. Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

The first three movements of this iconic work are now available in a dynamic scoring for your full orchestra.  Major themes are presented with all of the color and fresh invention of the original score.  This... view details
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String or Full Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$65.00
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$9.00
Themes from Leroy Anderson's "Irish Suite, Part 2" Themes from Leroy Anderson's "Irish Suite, Part 2"
Leroy Anderson/arr. Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Major themes from the last three movements of Leroy Anderson's ever-popular "Irish Suite" are presented with all of the color and fresh invention of the original. This is music that will delight and entertain,... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$65.00
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$8.00
Lijiang River Landscape Lijiang River Landscape
Albert Wang - Ludwig-Masters Publications

An excellent vehicle for teaching phrasing, Lijiang River Landscape is also a marvelous multicultural addition to your concert. Albert Wang has once again adapted a Chinese folk song to the string... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
A Lithuanian Nocturne A Lithuanian Nocturne
Traditional/arr. Richard Meyer - Highland/Etling Publishing

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.

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MEMedium Easy
$46.00
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$8.00
A Little Stream A Little Stream
Albert Wang - Highland/Etling Publishing

One of the most well known folk songs of China, yet less well known elsewhere, this piece describes the beauty of a stream as it moves across the terrain, flowing quickly, flowing slowly, moving quietly and... view details
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$48.00
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$7.00
Little Turtle Dove Little Turtle Dove
arr. Carrie Lane Gruselle - FJH Music Company Inc

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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Loch Lomond Loch Lomond
arr. David Bobrowitz/ed. Law - Grand Mesa Music

This setting of the traditional folk song perfectly captures the Scottish flavor, including the sound of bagpipes from the lower strings. Full, sweeping melodic lines give this poignant arrangement a feeling... view details
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Loch Lomond Loch Lomond
arr. Noah Klauss - Kendor Music, Inc.

A folk music classic that is a staple for young players. Recorded by Michigan State University Orchestra on the CD, Teaching Music Through Performance in Orchestra Volume 1 - Pepper #5973728.             ... view details
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$45.00
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Londonderry Air Londonderry Air
David Bobrowitz - Grand Mesa Music

First published in 1855, this famous folk song originated in County Derry in what is now Northern Ireland. Though there are other settings for strings of this beautiful ballad already in print, this intense

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Lonesome Valley Lonesome Valley
Jason Krug - Grand Mesa Music

From a plaintive and prayerful solo violin opening, this arrangement of a well-known spiritual builds in power and emotion with each successive verse. The melody passes between voices, and frequent and

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Los Peces en el Rio Los Peces en el Rio
Traditional/arr. Janelle Zook Cunalata - Grand Mesa Music

This enchanting minor-tonality piece for string orchestra is about fish in a river that swim by Mary, Joseph and the newborn child, Jesus. The fish swim back and forth in the river hoping for a glimpse of

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The Lovat Scouts Quickstep The Lovat Scouts Quickstep
James Scott Skinner/arr. Clinesmith - Wingert-Jones Publications

Composed in the style of a Scotch reel, here is a lively quickstep march honoring Simon Fraser, the fourteenth Lord Lovat. This arrangement is a fusion of march and fiddle tune that lies perfectly under the... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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A Maid in Bedlam A Maid in Bedlam
arr. Shirl Jae Atwell - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

This hauntingly beautiful setting of an English folksong is so good, it is reminiscent of Vaughan Williams. A heartfelt melody with a halo of countermelodies on high strings, it is simply luscious! Highly... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$6.00
Mason's Apron, an Irish Reel Mason's Apron, an Irish Reel
Traditional/arr. Julie Lyonn Lieberman - Highland/Etling Publishing

In the key of A, this lively Irish tune stands out as a piece you could play again and again. With its upbeat, catchy melody and trademark snappy bowings, you might find your audience dancing in their seats

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MEMedium Easy
$49.00
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$9.00
Matryoshka Matryoshka
Traditional/arr. James Curnow - Hal Leonard Corporation

A matryoshka, or Russian doll, is a set of figurines carved so that smaller ones fit within larger dolls of various sizes. They generally are beautifully hand painted in brilliant colors representative of

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MEMedium Easy
$40.00
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Mexican Hat Dance Mexican Hat Dance
Jesus Gonzalez Rubio/arr. J. Cameron Law - Grand Mesa Music

Written in the 1800s, it is danced by a man and a woman with lots of stomping and heel tapping, while wearing traditional Mexican outfits. The man flings his sombrero (Mexican hat) to the ground, and the

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MEMedium Easy
$40.00
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Mock Morris Mock Morris (English Country Dance)
Percy Grainger/arr. Giardiniere - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

The morris dance has been performed throughout the English countryside since the time of William Shakespeare. Percy Grainger was so taken by the form that he wrote his own melodies for the dance, with great... view details
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Mock Morris Mock Morris
Percy Grainger/arr. Dackow - Tempo Press

"Always merry and bright" is how Grainger described this cheerful tune!  Composed in the style of the traditional English "Morris Dance," this completely original work could be described as sort of an English... view details
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