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The 1812-Bar Blues Orchestra sheet music cover The 1812-Bar Blues Orchestra sheet music cover
The 1812-Bar Blues The 1812-Bar Blues
P.I. Tchaikovsky/arr. Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing
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You've heard all of these melodies before, but never like this! Four themes from Tchaikovsky's most famous overture have been turned into a cool 12-bar blues. Complete with swinging eighth notes and a

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221B Baker Street Orchestra sheet music cover 221B Baker Street Orchestra sheet music cover
221B Baker Street 221B Baker Street
Jeffrey Bishop - Wingert-Jones Publications
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The title of this exciting musical depiction is, of course, the residence of Sherlock Holmes.  The three musical motifs depict Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson and the arch-villain Professor Moriarity.  The music... view details
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5th Avenue Rock Orchestra sheet music cover 5th Avenue Rock Orchestra sheet music cover
5th Avenue Rock 5th Avenue Rock
Kathryn Griesinger - Carl Fischer LLC
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This rocking piece for beginning strings is based on the interval of a perfect fifth - thus the title! Students can practice easy string crossings on open strings, simple rhythms, and stepwise finger

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7th Street Beat Orchestra sheet music cover 7th Street Beat Orchestra sheet music cover
7th Street Beat 7th Street Beat
Lauren Bernofsky - Carl Fischer LLC
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A beatbox piece for orchestra! Beatbox percussion sounds imitate effects normally made by a drum set, and these vocal syllables are woven into the parts of each section of the orchestra. The same parts are

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Adventures of Stringman Orchestra sheet music cover Adventures of Stringman Orchestra sheet music cover
Adventures of Stringman Adventures of Stringman
Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing
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Your students and audience will love following the adventures of Stringman as he comes to the aid of struggling string players and helps rid the concert hall of annoying band members. This crowd-pleaser

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Ain't Got No Penguin Blues Orchestra sheet music cover Ain't Got No Penguin Blues Orchestra sheet music cover
Ain't Got No Penguin Blues Ain't Got No Penguin Blues
Sarah Siegler - C Alan / McClaren Productions

Give your developing orchestra a chance to explore jazz and blues with this creative original work. Written in twelve-bar blues form and using notes based on the blues scale, musicians will get great

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Aliens in the Attic Orchestra sheet music cover Aliens in the Attic Orchestra sheet music cover
Aliens in the Attic Aliens in the Attic
Tyler Arcari - Excelcia Music Publishing, LLC
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Aliens are attacking... from the attic! Your beginning orchestra will love this fun programmatic work. Violins and violas play tense staccato ostinatos while the cellos and bass play an ominous melody below

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Alla Tchaikovsky Orchestra sheet music cover Alla Tchaikovsky Orchestra sheet music cover
Alla Tchaikovsky Alla Tchaikovsky
P.I. Tchaikovsky/arr. Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing
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Incorporating 22 different melodies from the works of Tchaikovsky, this is an incredibly clever and sometimes humorous medley that even includes the 1812 Overture accompanied by the popping of

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Alley Cats Orchestra sheet music cover Alley Cats Orchestra sheet music cover
Alley Cats Alley Cats
Doug Spata - Wingert-Jones Publications
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A fresh new opportunity for orchestra musicians to step outside the normal styles and explore swing and bluesy harmonies. Each instrument also has the opportunity to work slides as well as more advanced

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American Fiddle Fanfare Orchestra sheet music cover American Fiddle Fanfare Orchestra sheet music cover
American Fiddle Fanfare American Fiddle Fanfare
Gary Gackstatter - C Alan / McClaren Productions

This Americana-themed fanfare gives every section of the orchestra an opportunity to shine - complete with foot stomps, instrument slaps, pizzicato, and rosin-smoking fiddle passages.

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American Fiddle Medley Orchestra sheet music cover American Fiddle Medley Orchestra sheet music cover
American Fiddle Medley American Fiddle Medley
arr. Bob Phillips - Alfred Music Publishing
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Bring out the cowboy hats and bandanas for this fantastic arrangement of everyone's favorite fiddle tunes!  Perfect for young players or as a quick play-down finale for older players, this medley will soon... view details
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American Fiddle Triptych Orchestra sheet music cover American Fiddle Triptych Orchestra sheet music cover
American Fiddle Triptych American Fiddle Triptych
Traditional/arr. Tim McCarrick - Highland/Etling Publishing
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This medley of three fantastic folk fiddle tunes, set in a totally authentic style, will delight players and audiences. Arkansas Traveler; Fire on the Mountain and Devil's Dream are

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Apple Seed in My Banana Orchestra sheet music cover Apple Seed in My Banana Orchestra sheet music cover
Apple Seed in My Banana Apple Seed in My Banana
Lauren Bernofsky - FJH Music Company Inc

Take your orchestra in a new direction with this infectiously catchy tune. Written by a seasoned composer of pedagogical music for strings, the piece features extremely playable chromatic passages. The most

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Ashokan Farewell Orchestra sheet music cover Ashokan Farewell Orchestra sheet music cover
Ashokan Farewell Ashokan Farewell (from "The Civil War")
Jay Ungar/arr. Calvin Custer - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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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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Attack! Orchestra sheet music cover Attack! Orchestra sheet music cover
Attack! Attack!
Jeffrey Frizzi - Kendor Music, Inc.
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The dark sound of D minor is paired with aggressive, repeated down bow strokes to create a mood of impending doom for beginning string groups. A great way for teaching low 2nd finger, double stops and B flats,... view details
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Aunt Rhodie's Appetite Orchestra sheet music cover Aunt Rhodie's Appetite Orchestra sheet music cover
Aunt Rhodie's Appetite Aunt Rhodie's Appetite
arr. Joseph Compello - Carl Fischer LLC
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A delightful complete first concert for your first-year string orchestra, built around the story of Aunt Rhodie and the Old Grey Goose. Includes narration for a group of actors that will complete the... view details
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The Avengers Orchestra sheet music cover The Avengers Orchestra sheet music cover
The Avengers The Avengers (Main Theme)
Alan Silvestri/arr. Robert Longfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

The high-octane main theme from the blockbuster movie series comes to life in this arrangement for young string orchestras. Every section enjoys the melody along with reinforcing a wide variety of dynamics,

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Bach Country Fiddles Orchestra sheet music cover Bach Country Fiddles Orchestra sheet music cover
Bach Country Fiddles Bach Country Fiddles
J.S. Bach/arr. Richard Meyer - Alfred Music Publishing

Two classic melodies get the fiddle treatment in this clever arrangement! Students will enjoy themes from Bach's "Minuet in G" and "Brandenburg Concerto #5" with a few fiddle licks thrown in. Carefully

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Bach to Rock Orchestra sheet music cover Bach to Rock Orchestra sheet music cover
Bach to Rock Bach to Rock
Mark Wood - Alfred Music Publishing

Written as a tribute to the great composer Johann Sebastian Bach, it showcases the beauty of 17th century music with a more contemporary rock feel. The rock aspects of the work are in the harmonies, and in

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Backcountry Ramble Orchestra sheet music cover Backcountry Ramble Orchestra sheet music cover
Backcountry Ramble Backcountry Ramble
Bob Lipton - FJH Music Company Inc

Based entirely on a one-octave D Major scale, this jovial work is an ideal selection for the lighter portion of your concert. Features a fun, dance-like character, but also serves as an introduction to section... view details
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Baila Conmigo Orchestra sheet music cover Baila Conmigo Orchestra sheet music cover
Baila Conmigo Baila Conmigo
Jeremy Woolstenhulme - Neil A. Kjos Music Company
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Baila Conmigo is Spanish meaning "dance with me." This stylish tango includes an optional tambourine part which is accessible for a string player to learn.

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Barn Dance Saturday Night Orchestra sheet music cover Barn Dance Saturday Night Orchestra sheet music cover
Barn Dance Saturday Night Barn Dance Saturday Night
Bud Woodruff - Carl Fischer LLC

Barn Dance Saturday Night depicts the gathering of hometown country folks for a square dance. Different from a rousing fiddle tune, in that the tempo is a bit more reserved, it is happy music that

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