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Kon'nichiwa Kon'nichiwa
Larry Clark - Carl Fischer LLC

This piece is "hello," with a smile on your face. It is meant to be simply delightful for the youngest of string students. The melodic material is based on the pentatonic scale, and all of the material is

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BBeginning
$45.00
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$6.00
Korean Folk Song Variants Korean Folk Song Variants (Arirang)
arr. Elliot Del Borgo - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

This best-known Korean folksong takes on a new life in this delightful work! Based on the pentatonic scale, the melody is taken through a series of beautiful, reflective and triumphal variations. It will be... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
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$6.00
Korobushka Korobushka
Traditional/arr. Michael Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Korobushka ("The Peddler") is a Russian folk song and dance based on a poem written in 1861 by Nikolay Nekrasov. The music was written sometime in the late 19th century, although the composer is

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EEasy
$46.00
String Orchestra 
EEasy
$46.00
Additional Score 
$9.00
Krambambuli Krambambuli
arr. Sandra Dackow - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

An old silly song, this tune should be performed with the feeling of a rowdy party! Every section has well-written parts that will provide plenty of learning opportunities. A fun, light addition to any... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$40.00
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$6.00
La Culebra La Culebra
Traditional/arr. Jorge Vargas - Grand Mesa Music

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

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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.

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

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MMedium
$52.00
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$6.00
Lady Jane Stuart's Rant Lady Jane Stuart's Rant
Traditional/arr. Robert Sieving - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

Lady Jane Stuart's Rant is a spirited reel in G major going back to 17th-century Scotland. Filled with memorable melodies and rollicking rhythms, it fits well on any program. Playable in first

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MMedium
$52.00
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$7.00
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
Las Palmas Las Palmas
Bob Lipton - FJH Music Company Inc

Fiery original melodies take center stage in this spicy selection. One group of students will be assigned to clap authentic Flamenco rhythms, while the rest of the orchestra plays with the flair of a... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$5.00
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 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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MMedium
$48.00
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$7.00
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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EEasy
$40.00
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$6.00
Maharaja Maharaja
Doug Spata - Alfred Music Publishing

Add some sizzle to your next concert with some Bollywood style! Maharaja combines rhythms and motifs from Indian music with exciting melodies. Slurred pizzicato imitates the sound of tabla drums while... view details
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MMedium
$49.00
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$7.00
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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$5.00
Meadowlands Meadowlands (Russian Folk Song)
arr. David Bobrowitz - Ludwig-Masters Publications

This quintessential Russian folksong brings the steppes and plains of the world's biggest country into your concert hall. The dark, forceful tune conjures images of forests, peasant villages and Siberian... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Melrose Avenue Melrose Avenue
California Guitar Trio - FJH Music Company Inc

High energy! This contemporary arrangement of an original by The California Guitar Trio has a bustling, exotic feel with layers of rhythmic ostinato, meter changes and intrigue. ... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
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$5.00
Memoirs of a Geisha Memoirs of a Geisha
John Williams/arr. Ricketts - Hal Leonard Corporation

With another Oscar-nominated score, John Williams again shows his skills with this evocative soundtrack that blends the rich musical cultures of Japan with those of Western orchestral music. This adaptation... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required Opt. Harp
MMedium
$45.00
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$5.00
Mi Dolor Mi Dolor
Carlos Marcucci/arr. David Scott - TRN Music Pub. Co.

Mi Dolor ("Sorrow") is one of the most famous songs to come from Argentina. Almost every tango orquesta had their own version - like bands doing covers of Beatles songs today. The lyrics tell of

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MMedium
$60.00
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$10.00
Native American Spirit Native American Spirit
Sara Bongo - Highland/Etling Publishing

Written to recognize the indigenous peoples of America, the haunting melody captures the many trials they have encountered. The "heartbeat" is reminiscent of the American Indian drum, and the entire piece

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EEasy
$49.00
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Northumbrian Suite Northumbrian Suite
Ian David Coleman - Wingert-Jones Publications

Folk songs have a long and mysterious history. Their origins are unknown; they have come down to us mainly through an oral tradition passed from generation to generation. Many of the folk songs we have come

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MMedium
$60.00
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$8.00
Pagodas Pagodas
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Full of exotic colors and beautiful, modal harmonies, Pagodas is the perfect vehicle to highlight all the sections of your string orchestra. An original Asian-flavored theme is followed by four unique,... view details
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MMedium
$55.00
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Please Remove Your Veil Please Remove Your Veil (Traditional Xinjiang Folk Song of China)
arr. Albert Wang - Highland/Etling Publishing

Very beautiful, yet also thrilling to play, this piece, celebrating young love, is familiar to most Chinese people. It uses slides, syncopation, rich harmonies, and unusual intervals to reflect the exotic... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$8.00
Postcards from Russia Postcards from Russia
Carrie Lane Gruselle - FJH Music Company Inc

This thrilling set of three Russian folk tunes will put your players (and audience) through their paces! Using a wide variety of dynamics, articulations, and tempi, three 3 tunes - Minka;... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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Recuerdos de La Alhambra Recuerdos de La Alhambra (Memories of the Alhambra)
Fransisco Tarrega/arr. McCarrick - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here is one of classical music's most hauntingly beautiful melodies!  This arrangement of Tarrega's beloved guitar work takes full advantage of your string orchestra's capabilities. The melody begins using a... view details
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MMedium
$55.00
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$8.00