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We Can Dream
We Can Dream We Can Dream
Pinkzebra - Pinkzebra Publishing

An uplifting, hopeful, and inspiring song perfectly suited for graduation ceremonies and concert programs. Beautiful melodies and an intuitive arrangement make this song a quick learn for middle and high

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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
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SAB 
MEMedium Easy
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Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
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MEMedium Easy
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Instrumental Parts Strings
MEMedium Easy
$35.00
Ninja
Ninja Ninja
Richard Meyer - Highland/Etling Publishing
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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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Fiddles on Fire
Fiddles on Fire Fiddles on Fire
Mark Williams - Alfred Music Publishing
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Rosin up the bow, call out the Fire Department, and let's go! This thrilling work is a modal display of beginning virtuosity that takes full advantage of that open fifth "fiddle sound." You'll have parents

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$46.00
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El Toro
El Toro El Toro
Don Brubaker - Alfred Music Publishing
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This bold Spanish composition includes easy solos for violin and cello. The excitement and color of the bullfight are displayed in the playable music.

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EEasy
$62.00
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Blue Rhythmico
Blue Rhythmico Blue Rhythmico
Kirt N. Mosier - Wingert-Jones Publications
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Like the title implies, there's a powerful rhythm and some jazzy blue notes, nothing subtle here!  This original uses guitar-like riffs and a driving ostinato bass line in the low strings to build up to a... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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GPS
GPS GPS
W.A. Mozart/arr. Richard Meyer - Highland/Etling Publishing
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Imagine a live, off-stage voice interjecting driving directions during a performance of Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik. Your audience will love this fun and educational ride as the orchestra

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String Orchestra w/narrator
EEasy
$49.00
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$9.00
Ashokan Farewell
Ashokan Farewell Ashokan Farewell (from The Civil War)
arr. Calvin Custer - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.
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The simple, memorable theme from the acclaimed PBS series makes excellent concert fare. Calvin Custer's realistic treatment includes the easy violin solo, piano and percussion. This is technically quite easy,... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$54.00
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Frog in a Tree
Frog in a Tree Frog in a Tree
Ed Siennicki - Alfred Music Publishing
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Here's a lively fiddle tune that students will enjoy. It offers lots of eighth notes, and opportunities to work on open double stops.... view details
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VEVery Easy
$46.00
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$8.00
Swamp Thang
Swamp Thang Swamp Thang
Richard Meyer - Highland/Etling Publishing
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Hotter than a Cajun barbecue, this tour de force for the advanced string orchestra is a workout for all of your students (and their conductor!) Conjuring up images of the Deep South, this jazzy rondo never

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Moonlight Tango
Moonlight Tango Moonlight Tango
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

As the title indicates, this charming piece beautifully reinforces dotted rhythms and low-second patterns. Its lively dance-like character will be a popular addition to any concert occasion.... view details
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EEasy
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EEasy
$8.00
Clog Dance
Clog Dance Clog Dance
Elliot Del Borgo - Kendor Music, Inc.
Editors Choice Selection Basic Library Item

Super fun for first year players! Elliot really knows what beginners are capable of and this piece lets them have fun doing what they can, while really making some music. Lots of open string fifths will

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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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Pepperoni Pizza Rock
Pepperoni Pizza Rock Pepperoni Pizza Rock
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc
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A mouth-watering teaching piece that introduces common rhythmic phrases and a little improvisation (complete with guide notes)! Doubled voices and simple optional drum set make a comfortable groove for... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
First Finger Rock
First Finger Rock First Finger Rock
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc
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Written with only quarter notes throughout, this is an ideal piece to introduce students either to the bow or to new strings. Complete with a bridge and short coda section, the piece includes an optional

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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional and piano
BBeginning String Orchestra
$40.00
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Sparkle!
Sparkle! Sparkle!
Kathryn Griesinger - FJH Music Company Inc

A bright concert selection to showcase developing playing skills! This lighthearted tune sparkles with simple rhythms and easy string crossings using notes of the D and G scales (no low 2). Every section of

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Deep Sea Fandango
Deep Sea Fandango Deep Sea Fandango
Deborah Baker Monday - Kendor Music, Inc.
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What's that? It sounds like "Jaws!"  Cellos will love getting the limelight for once!  This piece provides an excellent opportunity to feature low strings, while giving all students a fun part to play! A... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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The Haunted Ballroom
The Haunted Ballroom The Haunted Ballroom
Chris Thomas - FJH Music Company Inc

The stately spirits of soirees past appear, dancing the midnight waltz in The Haunted Ballroom. Dazzle your audience with this chilling yet lighthearted tune, perfect for fall and Halloween

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$55.00
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Downtown Funk
Downtown Funk Downtown Funk
Michael Hopkins - Kendor Music, Inc.
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Liven up your next concert with this funky number! Featuring interesting and challenging parts for everyone, it is sure to be a crowd pleaser. This is a great piece for working on syncopated rhythms, short

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Blue-Fire Fiddler
Blue-Fire Fiddler Blue-Fire Fiddler
Soon Hee Newbold - FJH Music Company Inc
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This kickin' fiddle tune is energetic, exciting and fun. The fast and furious fiddling sounds much harder than it really is. Riffs, finger patterns and bowings are very idiomatic and lend themselves to fast

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$50.00
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Spring Breezes
Spring Breezes Spring Breezes
arr. Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing
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Try this tender folk song from Taiwan to develop your students' sensitive and lyric style. Accompanied by lush, modern-sounding harmonies, the melody is passed to each section. The solos for violin and

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$48.00
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Rosin Eating Zombies from Outer Space
Rosin Eating Zombies from Outer Space Rosin Eating Zombies from Outer Space
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing
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Don't miss this! If there is one piece your developing orchestra will love rehearsing and performing, it's this one! This programmatic piece spins a tale of mayhem and mischief as the rosin eating zombies... view details
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Waltz of the Wicked
Waltz of the Wicked Waltz of the Wicked
Kirt N. Mosier - Wingert-Jones Publications
Editors Choice Selection Basic Library Item

This wild piece calls for violins and violas to use a one-finger glissando, creating a very eerie effect.  Cellos will get to strum three-note chords with their thumb while canonic passages make your

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Folk Tune and Fiddle Dance
Folk Tune and Fiddle Dance Folk Tune and Fiddle Dance
Percy Fletcher - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc
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A long-time favorite for festival and contest, Percy Fletcher's two-movement suite has been a choice teaching piece for school orchestras.  In true English folk style, the first movement has multiple sections... view details
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$65.00
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Samba La Bamba
Samba La Bamba Samba La Bamba
William Owens - FJH Music Company Inc
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Samba is a Brazilian dance and music genre reflecting West African roots. William Owens captures the essence of the style with just five notes, piano, and a little hand percussion for beginning-level strings. ... view details
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$40.00
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Cellos Ole!
Cellos Ole! Cellos Ole!
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing
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No doubt about who gets featured in this fun, Spanish-flavored original by Richard Meyer! This piece is a great motivator for your up-and-coming young cellists and is a great change of pace for any concert

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EEasy
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