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					2009|2010 highland/etling

string & full
orchestra



                            Wilfin

                             alfred.com
                                                                                           Meet the Highland/Etling
                                                                                         Writers & ArrAngers for 2009–2010
                    series guidelines

    string explorer | Grade 1–2½
    Correlated with the units of the String Explorer method, these pieces
    provide a variety of teaching opportunities to implement and
    fortify the skills learned by young string players. Each composition
    and arrangement is suitable for a young orchestra’s first concert
    performances, with parts that are clearly bowed and fingered to make             Darol Anger           Susan H. Day        Julie Lyonn Lieberman      Todd Parrish
    teaching simple and enjoyable. Selections include a Violin III (Viola,
    treble clef) part as well as optional piano accompaniment.

    strictly strings | Grade 1–2
    The Strictly Strings Orchestra Series provides stimulating arrangements
    for first- and second-year string players that reinforce newly learned
    notes, bowings, key signatures, rhythmic patterns, and musical terms
    and symbols. The selections in this series cover a variety of musical           Shirl Jae Atwell       Rick England             Bert Ligon            Bob Phillips
    styles and periods. All arrangements correlate with Strictly Strings,
    our popular string method, but may also be used in conjunction with
    other instructional methods. Each arrangement includes an optional
    piano accompaniment and a Violin III (Viola, treble clef) part.

    string orchestrA | Grade 1–4
    The grand tradition of Highland/Etling continues in this exciting
    series of original compositions and arrangements for string orchestra.            Tim Aucoin          Robert Gardner            Bob Lipton           Randy Sabien
    Written by many of the leading composers of school orchestra music,
    each selection is carefully graded and edited to provide the maximum
    educational and musical benefit to your students. Each work is
    chosen for its musicality, uniqueness and appropriateness to the
    developmental level of students. From well-crafted arrangements of
    symphonic masterworks to exciting original compositions, this series
    provides a wealth of musical materials for the school orchestra.

    string AlternAtives | Grade 1–3½                                              Lauren Bernofsky          Vince Gassi          Brendan McBrien          Ruth Siegler
    The String Alternatives Series blazes new pathways in string
    performance music by providing authentic-sounding compositions
    and arrangements of the very best repertoire in fiddling, jazz,
    mariachi, Latin, rock and world music. Each piece in the series presents
    a truly unique and broad learning experience by integrating facets of
    our eclectic American cultural heritage. Elements such as slides and
    ornaments are notated for a more stylistically correct performance.
    When appropriate, optional percussion, piano, and other rhythm                    Dave Black        Carrie Lane Gruselle      Richard Meyer        Edmund J. Siennicki
    instruments are included for greater authenticity. Designed to be
    played by string students who are experienced or new to alternative
    styles, this series will motivate students at all levels.

    First philhArmonic | Grade 1–2
    Specially designed with the young musician in mind, the First
    Philharmonic Series has everything to make your students’ first full
    orchestra experience an enjoyable and successful one. Easy-to-read
                                                                                   Almon C. Bock II     William G. Harbinson   Deborah Baker Monday      Robert Sieving
    parts are well bowed and fingered with all measures numbered,
    keeping within practical ranges for all instruments (string parts in first
    position, with occasional optional upper octaves for more advanced
    players). With doublings carefully considered for the orchestra with
    less-than-full instrumentation, these orchestrations sound like the
    original by retaining the integrity of the composer’s original intent.

    Full orchestrA | Grade 3–4
    This series provides challenging, yet very playable arrangements for             Renata Bratt          Vernon Leidig           John O’Reilly           Doug Spata
    the full orchestra. A variety of musical styles is represented, with an
    emphasis on giving students the opportunity to experience first-hand
    the wonders of the symphony orchestra and its literature. Carefully
    arranged for today’s orchestras, the Highland/Etling Full Orchestra                                        For detailed biographies on our distinguished
    Series provides orchestra directors with superb concert selections to
    help them meet their educational and musical goals.                                                        composers, please visit alfred.com.

                                                                                 Andrew H. Dabczynski

                                                                                                                                                                            
                                                     cd 1, trAck 4                                     cd 1, trAck 7                                           cd 1, trAck 9
                                                     ludWig’s tAngo, Grade 2                           prelude to the AFternoon                                A plAyFul polkA, Grade 2
                                                     by Richard Meyer                                  on A FArm (A Carnival of                                by Edmund J. Siennicki
                                                     (00-31582) F $42.00                               the Barnyard Animals)                                   (00-31578) F $42.00
                                                     Beethoven’s famous Fifth Symphony has             Grade 2½                                                Always lively and often loud dance
                                                     been transformed into a delightful tango          Various, arr. Bob Phillips                              music, a polka is truly fun for students to
                                                     for your young string orchestra. Everyone         (00-31583) F $42.00                                     play! Though this setting is perfect for a
                                                     will recognize the material here, and all         What fun! The con-DUCK-tor is                           concert, the boisterous feel of an evening
                                                     of the instruments get a chance at the            summoned to stage by a duck call!                       of dancing remains! (2:05)
                                                     tune, as Ludwig’s famous four-note motif          Hilarious suggestions are included for                   Correlates with Book 2, p. 26
                                                     is tossed from section to section. Packed         costumes, props, corny skits and jokes as
    string explorer                                  full of learning opportunities including
                                                     staccato and legato bow styles, dotted
                                                                                                       each section represents a group of animals              cd 1, trAck 10
                                                                                                       in the barnyard playing familiar tunes. Turn            still the First noel, Grade 2
    cd 1, trAck 2                                    rhythms, accents and simple accidentals,          the students and parents loose on this                  Traditional, arr. John O’Reilly
    intrAdA (“Pas de Deux”                           this arrangement even includes parts              one! Great for introducing the instruments              (00-31577) F $42.00
                                                     for maracas and claves to add to the              at recruiting demonstrations or featuring
    from The Nutcracker Ballet)                                                                                                                                A warm and easy holiday arrangement
                                                     international flavor. A fun way to                your principal or superintendent as
    Grade 1½                                                                                                                                                   of Still, Still, Still and The First Noel that
                                                     introduce your students to a symphonic            narrator. This crazy-like-a-fox piece
    by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,                                                                                                                               will grace your holiday concert stage
                                                     masterpiece and to tango style. (2:30)            includes: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun,
    arr. Andrew H. Dabczynski                                                                                                                                  as well as broaden your students’
    (00-31584) F $42.00                               Correlates with Book 2, Unit 3                   William Tell Overture, Rock-A-Doodle-Doo,
                                                                                                                                                               listening and technical abilities. Both
                                                                                                       Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, The Chicken
    Discover the essence of Tchaikovsky’s                                                                                                                      tunes are presented on their own and
                                                     cd 1, trAck 5                                     Dance, Turkey in the Straw, Baa, Baa Swing
    musical genius while performing a                                                                                                                          then combined to conclude this lyrical
                                                     rondo presto (from String                         Sheep, Funky Bass, Old McDonald Had a
    gorgeous Romantic-era classic based                                                                                                                        arrangement. Rhythmically it is quite easy,
                                                     Quartet K. 157), Grade 2                          Farm and Bonaparte’s Retreat. (6:00)
    upon a G-major scale! The memorable                                                                                                                        which will enable your young players
    themes of the Nutcracker Ballet are              by W. A. Mozart, arr. Andrew H. Dabczynski         Correlates with Book 2, p. 23                          to focus on achieving a good balance
    beloved world-wide, and the melodic              (00-31581) F $42.00                                                                                       between melody and harmony. (3:00)
    figures are maintained for all instruments       Mozart’s “Early Quartet” collection is                                                                     Correlates with Book 1, p. 32
    while rhythms, bowings and fingerings            recognized as a crown of string chamber            See p. 15 for more information
    are immediately achievable. Creatively           music. This accessible arrangement, from           on String Explorer                                     cd 1, trAck 11
    arranged to be accessible to beginners,          an arranger recognized for his careful and                                                                roselAnd, Grade 2
    the rich harmonies and dramatic dynamics         creative adaptations, is very true to the                                                                 by Edmund J. Siennicki
    also provide motivation for more advanced        original. An interesting bass part has been                                                               (00-31579) F $42.00
    students. A selection that will enhance any      added, and the more taxing rhythms,
    concert, at any time of the year. (2:30)         accidentals and embellishments have                                                                       A lighthearted piece that works well at
                                                     been simplified. Playable by younger                                                                      many tempos, making it playable by
     Correlates with Book 1, Unit 12                                                                                                                           groups of many levels. (2:30)
                                                     players, yet advanced students also will
    cd 1, trAck 3                                    find this piece delightfully satisfying—                                                                   Correlates with Book 2, p. 22
    the kings oF christmAs                           even challenging—when played at a
                                                     faster tempo. Here’s a centerpiece for any
    (featuring Good King Wenceslas,
                                                     string orchestra concert program! (3:00)
    We Three Kings and Joy to the
    World), Grade 1½                                  Correlates with Book 1, Unit 13                                                                                   suzuki®
    Traditional, arr. Bob Phillips
                                                     cd 1, trAck 6
                                                                                                                                                                    violin school
    (00-31580) F $42.00
                                                     cello squAdron                                    strictly strings                                           neW revised edition
    Let the earth receive her King! So rings
    the closing chord of this lovely setting of      Grade 2
                                                     by Richard Meyer
                                                                                                       cd 1, trAck 8                                                             Books 1–4
    Good King Wenceslas, We Three Kings and                                                            the bAnks oF bonnie doon
    Joy to the World. Unison parts and varied        (00-31585) F $42.00
                                                                                                       Grade 2
                                                                                                                                                                        noW AvAilAble!
    section features provide interest and skill      Listen closely and you’ll hear
                                                                                                       Scottish Folk Song, arr. Dave Black
    building for all instruments in this truly       them coming… it’s the Cello Squadron
                                                                                                       with quotes from Mark Williams
    easy holiday piece. (2:15)                       to the rescue! This fun and exciting
                                                                                                       (00-31576) F $42.00
                                                     section feature has it all—roaring airplane
     Correlates with Book 1, p. 32                                                                     A lush, contemporary string setting
                                                     engines (on cello C strings of course!),
                                                     “dive-bombing” glissandos, and a heroic           reflecting the essence of Mark Williams’
                                                     main theme based on Wagner’s famous               band arrangement of this lovely folk
                                                                                                       song. Done as a tribute to the well-known
      stAy current with neWs,                        Ride of the Valkyries. Designed to give
                                                     everyone in the orchestra a chance to             composer following his death, the smooth
                                                                                                                                                                                        Volume 5—
      neW releAses, & speciAl                                                                                                                                                        Available Fall 2009!
                                                     learn and practice their triplet rhythms,         flowing quality, balance and dynamics
      oFFers from Alfred by joining                                                                    will add tremendously to the emotional
                                                     this piece is sure to spark the imagination
      the mailing list today!                                                                          appeal of this arrangement. (1:45)                                  Features new format,
                                                     of all of your students. (2:35)
      Visit the orchestrA pAge of                                                                       Correlates with Book 2, p. 16                                     recordings & exercises!
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                                                    cd 1, trAck 15                                  cd 1, trAck 19                                            cd 1, trAck 23
                                                    mozArt vAriAtions, Grade 2                      Air And bourrée, Grade 2½                                 commemorAtive overture
                                                    by W. A. Mozart, arr. Ruth Siegler              by J.S. Bach, arr. Vernon Leidig                          Grade 3
                                                    (00-31591) F $47.00                             (00-31607) F $45.00                                       by Bob Phillips
                                                    Young string players will be captivated         Beautiful Bach! A lovely transcription of                 (00-31586) F $47.00
                                                    by the sophisticated but innocent quality       the “Air” from the Goldberg Variations and                Opening with a flowing melody
                                                    of this music. Written by history’s most        the “Bourrée” from the Suite in F set in two              appearing in variations throughout the
                                                    famous child superstar, this charming           movements. Perfectly scored for young                     sections, then leading into lyric violin
                                                    piece is an arrangement from the Clarinet       orchestra! (5:00)                                         and cello solos and a duet, this piece
                                                    Quintet in A Major, K. 581. Theme and                                                                     has something for every player in your
                                                    variations including a G Minor section, a       cd 1, trAck 20                                            orchestra. The conclusion features a
    string orchestrA                                slow section in which to develop vibrato,
                                                    and a rollicking finale provide a multitude
                                                                                                    hold on (Keep Your Hand
                                                                                                    on the Plow), Grade 2½
                                                                                                                                                              driving and energetic violin line while
                                                                                                                                                              the low strings revisit the opening theme
    cd 1, trAck 12                                  of teaching opportunities. (4:30)               Spiritual, arr. Carrie Lane Gruselle                      underneath the violin melody. (2:45)
    porcupine pAntomime, Grade 1                                                                    (00-31594) F $47.00
                                                    cd 1, trAck 16                                                                                            cd 1, trAck 24
    by Doug Spata                                                                                   This African-American spiritual expresses
    (00-31598) F $45.00                             eAr-igAmi, Grade 2                              the difficulty of the lives of those who                  elegy For string orchestrA
                                                    by Richard Meyer                                would have been singing it, and yet,                      Grade 3
    The jazzy melodies and bouncy style will        (00-31592) F $55.00                             embedded in its intensity is a call for                   by Almon C. Bock II
    make this piece an audience favorite,
                                                    Ear-igami is a fascinating                      strength and perseverance. Freedom                        (00-31610) F $47.00
    but directors will appreciate the often-
    overlooked skills that the piece teaches.       musical tribute to the ancient                  will come but we must hold on. Both                       Rich harmonic textures envelope a lush
    Throughout this selection, beginning            Japanese art of paper folding. Instead          struggle and hope are represented in                      melody in this original composition for
    string players switch from “bow hand” to        of a bow, each performer uses a piece           this arrangement by variations in scoring,                string orchestra. Long melodic lines will
    “pizzicato hand,” making the orchestra          of paper to make sounds and “play”              beginning with the cello and bass in their                encourage bowing techniques to bring out
    look like a porcupine, raising and lowering     their instrument. Your audience will be         lower register and ending with the violins                the lovely melody and harmony. The writing
    its quills! An optional drum part adds a        entranced as they watch and hear the            in third position, and by fluctuating                     also features extended contrabass notes for
    bossa nova beat to this charming tune.          variety of effects possible in this             dynamics and varying articulations. (2:30)                those orchestras having such instruments.
    (2:20)                                          charming set of pentatonic variations.                                                                    There is a very subtle change from D major
                                                    Premiered by the composer’s middle              cd 1, trAck 21                                            to B-flat major and back to D major in the
    cd 1, trAck 13                                  school orchestra, this music is sure to         díA de AlegríA (Day of Joy)                               middle of the piece, which change also
    mArch oF the czAr, Grade 1½                     intrigue high school and adult musicians        Grade 2½                                                  features a cello soli passage. (5:00)
    by Susan H. Day                                 as well. Nothing like it! (4:45)                by Bob Phillips
    (00-31589) F $45.00                                                                             (00-31587) F $47.00                                       cd 1, trAck 25
                                                    cd 1, trAck 17                                                                                            “mArch” From Suite No. 1
    Introduce the concept of flats with this                                                        Revel in the celebration of life and new
                                                    loch lomond, Grade 2½                           beginnings! While evoking a Latin feeling,                Grade 3
    catchy minor melody that provides the           Scottish Folk Song, arr. Carrie Lane Gruselle
                                                                                                    this piece crosses all boundaries with the                by Gustav Holst, arr. Deborah Baker Monday
    perfect aural model! All flats are written in   (00-31588) F $45.00
    for ease of teaching. Other skills included                                                     high-energy boundless joy found in all                    (00-31596) F $55.00
    are pizzicato, slurs, lifts and marcato         While enjoying this beautiful Scottish          sections. In the key of G Major, all in first             This lively march comes to us from one
    bowing. Viola and Violin 2 parts are            song, students can focus on shaping             position, Día de Alegría is highly playable               of Holst’s most popular works, the First
    doubled. (2:40)                                 phrases and allowing bowings and                and comes together quickly. Students will                 Suite in E flat for Military Band written in
                                                    dynamics to bring expressiveness and            ask to play this one again and again. (2:30)              1909. Two contrasting themes—a crisp,
    cd 1, trAck 14                                  meaning to the melodies. It’s a perfect                                                                   marcato in D and a lyrical, legato theme in
    viking ships                                    tune to develop vibrato, and shifting is        cd 1, trAck 22                                            G—thrill listeners. The powerful finale of
    oF old, Grade 1½                                required in the 1st violin, cello and bass.     shores oF                                                 the march, back in D, uses both melodies
    by Susan H. Day                                 Bagpipes are sometimes suggested in             irelAnd, Grade 2½                                         layered on top of one another. The lyrical
                                                    the background double stops, providing          by Susan H. Day                                           section features the cellos and violas and
    (00-31590) F $47.00
                                                    the feel of the history of this ancient tune.   (00-31601) F $47.00                                       all parts are interesting. (2:45)
    Inspired by a trip to Sweden and Norway,        (2:15)
    this piece captures the drama and                                                               Winner of the 2008
                                                                                                                                                              cd 1, trAck 26
    excitement of seeing the Viking ships           cd 1, trAck 18                                  Merle J. Isaac
                                                                                                    Composition Contest, Senior Division,                     mist shrouded memories
    in person. Although written for a large         quicksilver, Grade 2½
    District Elementary Festival, this piece                                                        this lovely tune captures the feel of                     (Traditional Folk Melodies of China)
                                                    by Doug Spata                                                                                             Grade 3
    works well with any size group of any                                                           Ireland with its lush harmonies and
                                                    (00-31599) F $47.00                                                                                       Traditional,
    age. It uses tremolo, pizzicato, col legno,                                                     pleasing melodies. Starting with a
                                                    An audience-pleasing showstopper! This          four-measure violin solo, the theme                       arr. Bob Lipton
    accents, tenuto, legato and an occasional
                                                    challenging scherzo in 9/8 time features        recurs throughout the piece in different                  (00-31605) F $47.00
    high 3rd finger in the 1st Violin and Viola
                                                    exciting melodies, jumping arpeggios            sections of the orchestra, in the keys of                 A poignant, powerful and
    parts. Students and teachers love this
                                                    and sprightly rhythms. Your orchestra           A minor and E minor. An easily accessible                 playful arrangement of traditional
    piece because it’s fun and the melody
                                                    will have a great time with the unusual         piece in 6/8 time! (5:05)                                 Chinese folk melodies. Starting with a
    sticks in their heads! Have your students
                                                    rhythms, the feel of an atypical meter and                                                                plaintive viola solo, then moving through
    write a Viking story to go with the piece!
                                                    the whimsical, brisk style. All valuable                                                                  a wide variety of moods, all members
    (3:25)
                                                    technical skills for the orchestra! (2:00)                                                                of the orchestra will be fully engaged
                                                                                                                                                              playing music that sounds ancient and
                                                                                                                                                              fresh at the same time. (3:30)


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    cd 1, trAck 27                                   cd 1, trAck 30                                   cd 1, trAck 34                                         cd 1, trAck 37
    A hero’s Welcome                                 “summer” From the Four                           symphony no. 44 “trAuer”                               souvenir d’Amerique
    (Pavane for String Orchestra)                    SeaSoNS (First Movement)                         (Fourth Movement), Grade 4                             (Variations on Yankee
    Grade 3                                          Grade 3½                                         by Franz Joseph Haydn, arr. Todd Parrish               Doodle), Grade 4
    by Doug Spata                                    by Antonio Vivaldi, arr. Brendan McBrien         (00-31595) F $55.00                                    by Henri Vieuxtemps,
    (00-31600) F $45.00                              (00-31597) F $47.00                              Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Haydn’s             arr. Rick England
    Add emotional resonance to any concert           This music is hot, and Vivaldi wanted            death with this outstanding symphony!                  (00-31608) F $55.00
    with the gentle, bittersweet melodies and        it that way! You’ll feel the heat and            This exciting and energetic work is a rare             On a tour of America in 1833 and
    flowing style of this piece. All sections of     experience a gathering summer storm in           example of Haydn’s use of the minor                    1834, the Franco/Flemish violin virtuoso
    the orchestra take turns with the lyrical        this work. Performers and audience alike         tonality in symphonic writing, which                   Henri Vieuxtemps heard Yankee Doodle.
    themes and fluid accompaniments, but             will love the drama and energy in this           is aptly subtitled “Trauer,” translated                On returning to Europe, he produced
    it’s the emotive, yearning tone that will        familiar classic. There are parts for solo       “Mourning.” The string parts are very                  the violin and piano barnburner that was
    make the piece memorable. Featuring              violin and cello, and like Vivaldi’s original,   close to the original with changes made                the inspiration for this string orchestra
    advanced part independence, broad                the music includes his sonnet text written       only to accommodate the important                      arrangement. Everyone in the orchestra
    dynamic changes, and an emotive style            into the parts so students can experience        lines of the original oboe and horn parts.             gets a crack at the melody and some
    to introduce and build concepts in               what the master was communicating                Students will thoroughly enjoy the                     alternate notes are provided for those
    musicianship. (3:25)                             through the music. A guaranteed winner           contrapuntal style allowing simultaneous               with acrophobia. This is a must-have for
                                                     on your next orchestra concert! (4:25)           independent melodies. Some shifting is                 those who enjoy programming patriotic
    cd 1, trAck 28                                                                                    required through third position for violins            music where the fireworks are in the
    tWo Folk dAnces, Grade 3                         cd 1, trAck 31                                   and fourth position for cellos and basses.             string parts. (3:20)
    by Nira Chen and Nicholas Roubanis,              i sAW three ships, Grade 3½                      (3:40)
    arr. Lauren Bernofsky                            Traditional, arr. Vince Gassi
    (00-31603) F $55.00                              (00-31604) F $47.00                              cd 1, trAck 35
    Want your students to fall in love with          A delightful adaptation of a traditional         legend oF sleepy holloW
    music? Then this is the piece for you!           English Carol. Coated with a layer of sugar      Grade 4
    These two gems of folk dance music have          frosting, this piece will warm you up            by Richard Meyer
    been artfully arranged for intermediate          with its joyous harmonies and charming           (00-31606) F $60.00
    string orchestra. Have a hot violinist           melodies, making you feel like you are           An exciting and colorful tone poem
    in your orchestra that you’d like to             sitting in front of a crackly fire sipping       based on Washington Irving’s famous
    showcase? Misirlou begins and ends with          hot cocoa on a crisp wintry night. Sure to       short story, your students will love this
    impressive-sounding solo cadenzas,               become an audience favorite! (3:00)              musical depiction of the fateful night
    framing the unforgettable theme. Dodi Li                                                          when Schoolmaster Ichabod Crane meets
    is a hauntingly beautiful love song, and         cd 1, trAck 32                                   up with the fabled Headless Horseman.
    in this enchanting arrangement, each             A birch bAy celebrAtion                          Whimsical, romantic and frightening, this              string AlternAtives
    instrument gets a chance to play melody          Grade 3½                                         piece is sure to stir the imaginations of
    and harmony, arco and pizzicato. (5:30)          by Richard Meyer                                 your students and their audience. A great              cd 1, trAck 38
                                                     (00-31627) F $55.00                              challenge for the more advanced string                 AmericAn Fiddle medley
    cd 1, trAck 29                                                                                    orchestra, and a wonderful lesson in tone              (featuring Cripple Creek,
                                                     Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the
    vAriAble stArs, Grade 3                          annual string teachers’ workshop in Birch        painting. (7:00)                                       Boil Them Cabbage Down
    by Almon C. Bock II                              Bay, Washington with this two-movement                                                                  and Soldier’s Joy), Grade 2
    (00-31626) F $55.00                                                                               cd 1, trAck 36                                         Traditional, arr. Bob Phillips
                                                     commemoration. The piece provides a
                     This theme and six              great challenge! First presenting a tender       Allegro giocoso                                        (00-31617) F $45.00
                     variations on the well-         and wistful folksong, and then moving to         (from Symphony No. 4), Grade 4                         Bring out the cowboy hats and bandanas
                     known children’s song           a rousing, virtuosic, “fiddle-tune meets         by Johannes Brahms, arr. Robert Sieving
                                                                                                                                                             for this fantastic arrangement of
                     incorporate many string-        ragtime” feel, this energetic romp is a          (00-31609) F $60.00                                    everyone’s favorite fiddle tunes! This one
                     playing techniques              non-stop workout that your students will         The sturdy gaiety of this piece will endear            is perfect for young players. All sections
                     providing great teaching        love to play, practice and perform! (5:00)       students and audience alike! Carefully                 play the melodies, providing interest
                     opportunities in a setting                                                       crafted to preserve the essence of the                 and a chance to work on dynamics.
                     sure to be a hit with young     cd 1, trAck 33                                   original, this arrangement retains the                 Performance recommendations to help
                     and old alike. The six          mercurius, Grade 3½                              core of the string parts with the necessary            make the tunes sound “fiddley” are
                     variations, including a waltz   by Shirl Jae Atwell                              substance of the winds. (3:00)                         provided in the score. (1:30)
                     and a cha-cha, are uniquely     (00-31602) F $47.00
                     woven to maintain the           “Mercurius” is a medieval Latin noun used                                                               cd 1, trAck 39
    theme, but impart their own characters           to describe messengers, of which the                                                                    midnight on the WAter
    and flavors featuring each section of            Roman god Mercury is most famous. The                                                                   Grade 2
    the orchestra at various times. The final        forward motion of Mercurius is a constant                                                               by Benny Thomasson, arr. Renata Bratt
    variation includes a surprise and will           in the bass part while the melody floats                                                                (00-31618) F $45.00
    leave audiences wondering if they heard          above, first in octaves, then as a duet, in a
    correctly. The piece ends with a rousing                                                                                                                 A famous, majestic, mid-tempo fiddle
                                                     smooth flowing manner. The harmony is                                                                   tune sure to please any audience! Easy
    restatement of the theme. (5:40)                 realized in conjunction with the rhythmic                                                               and accessible, this Texas waltz features
                                                     pattern of the bass to convey the purpose                                                               beautiful Americana harmonies. In D
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