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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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$8.00
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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EEasy
$46.00
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$8.00
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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$10.00
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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$10.00
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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MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
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$10.00
M to the Third Power
M to the Third Power M to the Third Power
Carold Nunez - Shawnee Press
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The title refers to the three "M's" of Minor; Meter, and Mix and it is a dynamic piece for teaching and performing. This impressive teaching piece features a mixture of the melodic and harmonic minor forms,

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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$18.00
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$12.99
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
$46.00
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EEasy
$8.00
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
$40.00
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$5.00
Plink Plank Plunk
Plink Plank Plunk Plink Plank Plunk
Leroy Anderson - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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Pizzicato playing is fascinating to play and to watch, but coming from the skilled pen of Leroy Anderson, it becomes an event! Let your kids put down their bows and dazzle the audience with this one! (All... view details
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MMedium
$59.00
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$9.00
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
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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MEMedium Easy
$56.00
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$9.00
Danny Boy
Danny Boy Danny Boy
Traditional/arr. Harry Alshin - Alfred Music Publishing
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Lovely, interweaving countermelodies create a rich inner texture in this beautiful arrangement of the timeless love song. Sensibly placed in the key of D Major, this beautiful arrangement will have lasting... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$49.00
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$9.00
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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EEasy
$49.00
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$9.00
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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MEMedium Easy
$65.00
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Bossa Rojo
Bossa Rojo Bossa Rojo
Bert Ligon - Highland/Etling Publishing

Beginning with a dramatic familiar Latin figure, everyone will recognize the rhythm and groove with enthusiasm!  Melodic material appears in all parts and is designed for fun and successful performances. An... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MMedium
$55.00
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$10.00
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
Samba La Bamba
Samba La Bamba Samba La Bamba
William Owens - FJH Music Company Inc
Editors Choice Selection Basic Library Item
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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BBeginning
$40.00
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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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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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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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MMedium
$55.00
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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 has written a piece that lets them have fun doing what they can, while really making some music! Lots of open string... view details
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Dos Fuegos
Dos Fuegos Dos Fuegos
Robert Sieving - Alfred Music Publishing

Dos Fuegos is Spanish for two fires, and the Spanish flavor comes through in this dramatic work. The descending bass line drives the bold, Latin romanticism of the melody in the upper strings. This is a great... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
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$9.00
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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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$5.00