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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
Additional Score 
$8.00
Ashokan Farewell Ashokan Farewell (from The Civil War)
arr. Calvin Custer - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

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
Additional Score 
$10.00
Fiddles on Fire Fiddles on Fire
Mark Williams - Alfred Music Publishing

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
Blue Rhythmico Blue Rhythmico
Kirt N. Mosier - Wingert-Jones Publications

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
M to the Third Power M to the Third Power
Carold Nunez - Shawnee Press

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
String Pack/Additional String Set 
$18.00
Additional Score 
$12.99
Plink Plank Plunk Plink Plank Plunk
Leroy Anderson - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

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
Additional Score 
$9.00
First Finger Rock First Finger Rock
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

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
Additional Score 
$5.00
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
String Orchestra 
EEasy
$8.00
Swamp Thang Swamp Thang
Richard Meyer - Highland/Etling Publishing

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
Additional Score 
$10.00
Rosin Eating Zombies from Outer Space Rosin Eating Zombies from Outer Space
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

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
Traditional/arr. Harry Alshin - Alfred Music Publishing

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
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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String Orchestra with piano, opt. bells
VEVery Easy
$40.00
Additional Score with piano, opt. bells
$5.00
Frog in a Tree Frog in a Tree
Ed Siennicki - Alfred Music Publishing

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
Pepperoni Pizza Rock Pepperoni Pizza Rock
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

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
Additional Score 
$5.00
Folk Tune and Fiddle Dance Folk Tune and Fiddle Dance
Percy Fletcher - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

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
Additional Score 
$18.95
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
Additional Score 
$10.00
GPS GPS
W.A. Mozart/arr. Richard Meyer - Highland/Etling Publishing

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
Additional Score 
$9.00
Deep Sea Fandango Deep Sea Fandango
Deborah Baker Monday - Kendor Music, Inc.

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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$6.00
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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$5.00
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
El Relicario: Paso Doble El Relicario: Paso Doble
Traditional/arr. Robert Longfield - Arco String Publications

One of the most famous and best-loved paso dobles ever written in a setting for string orchestra! Fiery rhythms and sweeping Spanish melodies make this an outstanding change of pace for concert or festival

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MMedium
$40.00
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$6.00
Cellos Ole! Cellos Ole!
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

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
$46.00
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Entry of the Tumblers Entry of the Tumblers
Elliot Del Borgo - Carl Fischer LLC

An ideal piece for early string orchestra!  Although it can be played by any student who has learned the D scale, Del Borgo's creative composing makes it sound much harder than it is.  Thanks to

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BBeginning
$45.00
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$6.50
House of Untold Horrors House of Untold Horrors
Lauren Bernofsky - FJH Music Company Inc

This work uses narrator and easy-to-perform string "special effects" to tell the horrific but comical story of Willoughbus Wallaby, a ghostly house and its resident kitty!  Your audience will be amazed by the... view details
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00