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Burst! Burst!
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Brian Balmages' energetic fanfare is brimming with bravado and makes the most of your first-year students' skills. Dynamic interplay with contrasting legato and detache bowing create the "burst" of energy by... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Stargazer Stargazer
Robert Buckley - Hal Leonard Corporation

Composer Robert Buckley has created an engaging work that's filled with programmatic elements and sounds terrific with younger players. Students will love its film score atmosphere and the opportunity to

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Dragonhunter Dragonhunter
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

There's a dragon on the loose (you can hear him in the bass and cello sections) and your strings are in on the hunt! The medieval-sounding excitement is all created using notes from the D scale, no slurs, and... view details
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VEVery Easy
$46.00
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$8.00
Storm Storm
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

This dynamic and riveting work depicts an ancient battle scene or ferocious weather system. A lyrical melody contrasts with an intense rhythmic groove complete with optional percussion. A great work to

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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Sahara Crossing Sahara Crossing
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Sounds of a desert caravan are found in this fun and exciting original by Richard Meyer. It's an excellent piece to reinforce the tonal color of low first finger notes (Eb and Bb). The bouncing cello and... view details
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EEasy
$46.00
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$8.00
Ninja Ninja
Richard Meyer - Highland/Etling Publishing

There's a ninja on the loose and he's sneaking through the orchestra. Your students will love making up storylines for what happens next in this colorful Asian-flavored piece that uses only the notes of the

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VEVery Easy
$46.00
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$8.00
Gauntlet Gauntlet
Doug Spata - Alfred Music Publishing

The driving rhythmic intensity of the music is something rarely found at this level! Combine that with its darker modal sound and you get a captivating work your students will love to learn. Like music in the... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
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$9.00
Lullaby Lullaby
William Hofeldt - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

Here is a work of simplicity and beauty with some contemporary harmonies. Recorded by Michigan State University Orchestra on the CD Teaching Music Through Performance in Orchestra, Volume 1 -

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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$6.00
City of Steel City of Steel
Doug Spata - Highland/Etling Publishing

Brooding melodies that rise like mist over dark, churning chords give way to a warm, yearning section, returning for a rousing finish. The lush, romantic sound and the dramatic expressiveness thrill while

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MMedium
$56.00
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$9.00
Spartacus Spartacus
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Return to the time of the Roman Empire and Spartacus! The opening signifies the harsh life of a gladiator while a fast, energetic section pays homage to his brilliance as a military tactician. Explosive... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$5.00
The Abandoned Funhouse The Abandoned Funhouse
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Written for the true beginner, this piece takes the listener on an eerie tour that can best be described as an unsettling experience with a touch of curiosity and anxiousness. Piano and optional celesta

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BBeginning
$40.00
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$5.00
Impulse Impulse
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

For the very youngest musicians, this highly energetic piece does not use eighth notes, is based on a one-octave D Major scale, and uses mostly stepwise motion throughout. Despite these features, the music

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BBeginning
$40.00
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$5.00
Conquistador Conquistador
Deborah Baker Monday - Alfred Music Publishing

A dramatic work with a hint of romance, Conquistador! depicts the life and adventures of the Spanish explorers. Rhythmic motives in A minor provide a glimpse into life on the trail, and the softer,... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$62.00
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$9.00
Night Shift Night Shift
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Take a look at this driving, modal composition that's loaded with some great techniques! As the title implies, early shifting is the main focus, with pizzicato and easy 16th notes added for variety. All... view details
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EEasy
$46.00
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$8.00
Fantasy on a Japanese Folk Song Fantasy on a Japanese Folk Song
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

The haunting Sakura melody moves through stunning and beautiful transformations in this musical fantasy before finally coming to rest. Tonal centers switch between minor and major as traditional... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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$5.00
A Beethoven Lullaby A Beethoven Lullaby
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Beethoven's normally thunderous Ode to Joy dons a dreamy mantle in this delicate arrangement by Brian Balmages. Each string section softly adds its own voice to contemporary variations that blossom into... view details
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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Suite for Strings Suite for Strings
John Rutter - Goodmusic

In the tradition of Britten, Holst, and Vaughan Williams before him, British composer John Rutter has composed a wonderful work for strings based on the rich legacy of folk music of the British Isles. World... view details
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String Orchestra Full Score & Set 4/4/3/4/2
AAdvanced
$41.75
Additional Score 
$10.00
Part Violin 1
$2.50
Part Violin 2
$2.50
Part Viola
$2.50
Part Cello
$2.50
Part Bass
$2.50
October October
Eric Whitacre/arr. Paul Lavender - Hal Leonard Corporation

With his symphonic, choral, and operatic works, the continuing popularity of Eric Whitacre's dramatic and evocative music is evident in concert programming everywhere. October, one of his most

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$65.00
Additional Score 
$7.50
Lion City Lion City
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc

Experience the diverse cultures of Singapore (Lion City) in a whirlwind of sonorities!  From the opening harmonic glissandos to the innovative "special effects sounds"  that imitate authentic instruments such... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$5.00
Boreas Boreas (The Cold North Wind)
Todd Parrish - Highland/Etling Publishing

In Greek mythology, Boreas is the cold north wind, making this piece a great addition to any winter concert. The mysterious opening leads to an exciting finale. Students will experience spiccato

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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$9.00
Fire in the Bow Fire in the Bow
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Conceived as an energetic and musically rewarding work, this piece also happens to be an excellent vehicle for teaching and reinforcing low first fingerings (violin/viola), backward extensions (cello), and

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EEasy
$45.00
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$5.00
Forever Joyful! Forever Joyful!
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Inspired by pure joy, this work explores uplifting and lighthearted emotions. The music has a constant rhythmic pulse that gently interacts with graceful melodic lines and countermelodies. Engaging

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$5.00
Toccatina Toccatina
William Hofeldt - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

This is exceptionally nice! Very rhythmic and in a minor key, this "little toccata" is a very welcome addition to the easy string orchestra literature!... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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$6.00
Dragon Slayer Dragon Slayer
Rob Grice - FJH Music Company Inc

This exciting musical adventure is set in E minor and uses only 6 notes.  It is rhythmic and offers optional percussion and mild dissonance to complete the dark, medieval sound.  Sure to be a favorite at your... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00