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                                                                                                             TABLE OF CONTENTS                                      Methods ...................................... 17
            SOuND INNOvATIONS FOr STrINgS (Grade 1–2)
                                                                                                             Composers & arrangers ............... 3                Rental library/aSta ..................18
            The Sound Innovations for String Orchestra series provides stimulating arrangements
            for first- and second-year string players that reinforce newly learned notes,
                                                                                                             Cd track listing ............................. 4       accessories .................................19
            bowings, key signatures, rhythmic patterns, and musical terms and symbols. The
            selections in this series cover a wide variety of musical styles and periods. Each
                                                                                                             Performance Music .................5–11                additional Resources/
            arrangement correlates with specific pages in Sound Innovations for String                                                                              Fundraising.................................20
            Orchestra, our revolutionary new string method, but may also be used in conjunction              Collections ...............................12–14
            with other instructional methods. Each arrangement includes an optional piano                                                                           Online Resources ......................... 21
            accompaniment, a Violin III part, and a reproducible educational pack.                           Sound innovations ...............15–16
                                                                                                                                                                    ViP dealers....................................22
            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                                   Dear String Educator,
            fingered to make teaching simple and enjoyable. Selections include a Violin III
            (Viola, treble clef) part as well as optional piano accompaniment.                                           Once again I am proud to present Highland/Etling’s new string
                                                                                                                         and full orchestra music for 2011-2012. We have a great
            STrINg OrChESTrA (Grade 1–4)                                                                                 selection of titles, at all levels of difficulty, and FULL-LENGTH MP3
            The grand tradition of Highland/Etling continues in this exciting series of original                         recordings of every piece! In addition, many of these selections
            compositions and arrangements for string orchestra. Written by many of the                       will be available on SmartMusic during the year.
            leading composers of school orchestra music, each selection is carefully graded
            and edited to provide the maximum educational and musical benefit to your                        For the younger orchestra, we offer selections in our String Explorer and
            students. Each work is chosen for its musicality, uniqueness, and appropriateness                Sound Innovations series, and as always, our String Orchestra series
            to the developmental level of students. From well-crafted arrangements of
            symphonic masterworks to exciting original compositions, this series provides a                  includes a great variety of original works and educational arrangements of
            wealth of musical materials for the school orchestra.                                            masterworks by great composers of the past. Be sure to check out our String
                                                                                                             Alternatives series for the latest in fiddle, jazz, and world music arrangements.
            STrINg ALTErNATIvES (Grade 1–3½)                                                                 Three new advanced works are featured in our Full Orchestra series this year,
            The String Alternatives series blazes new pathways in string performance music                   and you can find music for the less experienced full orchestra in our popular
            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
                                                                                                             First Philharmonic series.
            series presents a truly unique and broad learning experience by integrating facets               Thank you for reviewing our presentation and for supporting Highland/Etling.
            of the eclectic American cultural heritage. Elements such as slides and ornaments
            are notated for a more stylistically correct performance. When appropriate,                      Best wishes for an exciting and productive year!
            optional percussion, piano, and other rhythm instruments are included for greater
            authenticity. Designed to be played by string students who are experienced or                    Sincerely,
            new to alternative styles, this series will motivate students at all levels.


            FIrST phILhArmONIC (Grade 1–2½)
            Specially designed with the young musician in mind, the First Philharmonic series
                                                                                                             Richard Meyer
            has everything to make your students’ first full orchestra experience an enjoyable
            and successful one. Easy-to-read 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         alfred has the largest selection of titles in SmartMusic ®
            players). With doublings carefully considered for the orchestra with less-than-
            full instrumentation, these orchestrations sound like the original by retaining the
                                                                                                      • Methods (Sound Innovations,                         • Performance Music
            integrity of the composer’s original intent.                                                Orchestra Expressions, and String Explorer)         • Play-alongs

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            FuLL OrChESTrA (Grade 3–4)
            This series provides challenging, yet very playable arrangements for 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 series provides orchestra directors with superb
            concert selections to help them meet their educational and musical goals.
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                                                                                                                     1. Welcome                                                        33.   Aria (from the Goldberg Variations)
                                                                                                                                                                                       34.   Symphony No. 1
         tim aucoin        Carrie lane gruselle Julie lyonn lieberman    John O’Reilly        Ruth Siegler         SOuND INNOvATIONS FOr STrINgS
                                                                                                                                                                                       35.   Coffee
                                                                                                                    2.    A French Folk Song
                                                                                                                                                                                       36.   Quiétude
                                                                                                                    3.    American Rounds
                                                                                                                                                                                       37.   Concerto in G Major
                                                                                                                    4.    It’s Holiday Time
                                                                                                                                                                                       38.   Madrigale
                                                                                                                    5.    African Adventure
                                                                                                                                                                                       39.   Maharaja
                                                                                                                    6.    A Bach Fest
                                                                                                                                                                                       40.   Finale (from Sonatina, Op. 100)
      almon C. Bock ii        Mark Hellem            Bert ligon          todd Parrish     Edmund J. Siennicki
                                                                                                                   STrINg ExpLOrEr                                                     41.   Vanishing Pointe
                                                                                                                    7.    C-Serpents                                                   42.   Hebrides Overture
                                                                                                                    8.    Guest Soloist                                                43.   The Emerald Falcon
                                                                                                                    9.    A Fiddlin’ Christmas
                                                                                                                                                                                      STrINg ALTErNATIvES
                                                                                                                    10.   Terra Nova
                                                                                                                                                                                       44.   Scottish Fiddle Medley
                                                                                                                    11.   A Dickens Christmas Carol Suite
                                                                                                                                                                                       45.   Summer Choro
                                                                                                                   STrINg OrChESTrA                                                    46.   Blues Fiddle on the Fringe
        Renata Bratt         Karen Kyriakou          Bob lipton          Bob Phillips        Robert Sieving         12. It’s About Time!                                               47.   Oh, Lady Be Good!
                                                                                                                    13. Bats ’n Bones                                                  48.   Steal Away
                                                                                                                    14. North Pole Workshop                                            49.   Leap of Faith
                                                                                                                    15. The Gates of Destiny                                           50.   1812 - A Fiddler’s Overture
                                                                                                                    16. Preludio and Allegro                                           51.   Johns Creek Jump
                                                                                                                    17. Chosen Kallah Mazel Tov                                        52.   Chukum, Chukum, Chukum
                                                                                                                    18. Moon Bass
                                                                                                                                                                                      FIrST phILhArmONIC
    andrew H. dabczynski     thomas laJoie        Brendan McBrien       Randy Sabien          doug Spata            19. Aria (from the opera Orfeo ed Euridice)
                                                                                                                                                                                       53. Nocturne (from A Midsummer
                                                                                                                    20. Merry Christmas, Cha, Cha, Cha
                                                                                                                                                                                           Night’s Dream)
                                                                                                                    21. Bubbling Brook
                                                                                                                                                                                       54. Symphony No. 5 (Finale)
                                                                                                                    22. Marche de Noces
                                                                                                                    23. The “Billy Tell” Overture                                     FuLL OrChESTrA
                                                                                                                    24. Shadows of Venice                                              55. Tales of Vandosar
                                                                                                                    25. Eleganté                                                       56. Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6
        Susan H. day          Vernon leidig        Richard Meyer        Robert Sheldon        Matt turner           26. Rondo in G                                                         (“Pastoral”)
                                                                                                                    27. The Christmas Dreidel                                          57. Wild Blue Yonder
                                                                                                                    28. Coronation
                                                                                                                                                                                      WILFIN
                                                                                                                    29. A Night at the Opera
                                                                                                                                                                                       58.   La Vita Bella
                                                                                                                    30. Allegretto (from The
                                                                                                                                                                                       59.   Summer Holiday
                                                                                                                        Creatures of Prometheus)
                                                                                                                                                                                       60.   Minor Moods
                                                                                                                    31. Firelight, Candlelight
                                                                                                                                                                                       61.   Double Trouble
        Rick England         Jason librande    deborah Baker Monday     art Sheinberg                               32. Masters in This Hall

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                                                                         6 A Bach Fest                                                          10 Terra Nova w grade 2                                                  14 North pole Workshop w grade 1½
                                                                           Featuring: March, Minuet I, Minuet II,                                 By Richard Meyer                                                            By Doug Spata
                                                                           Musette w grade 2                                                      You and your students will love this contemporary, “hip”                    Imagine a cheery tune Santa’s elves might sing while
                                                                                                                                                  sounding, original gem! The teaching opportunities abound                   making Christmas toys! This fun polka for beginners stays
                                                                           By Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Bob Phillips
                                                                                                                                                  as your students explore low finger patterns (B-flat and F                  on the D and A strings, uses only the first finger pattern, and
                                                                           Everyone gets to play Bach’s lovely melodies in this very
                                                                                                                                                  natural), dynamic contrast, accents, syncopation, balance,                  is aimed at developing dexterity and string-crossing skills in
                                                                           easy piece. In D Major with no hi 3s or forward extensions,
                                                                                                                                                  and rhythmic independence. (2:10)                                           young musicians. Optional percussion parts add the workshop
                                                                           this piece provides practice in a variety of meters. A great
                                                                                                                                                  Correlates with String Explorer Book 1, Unit 14                             sound effects, but students will really enjoy the catchy
                                                                           first-time festival piece that will sound more difficult than it
                                                                                                                                                  (00-35958) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$42.00          melodies that start quietly and build to a rowdy finish. (1:45)
                                                                           plays! (1:30)
                                                                           Correlates with Sound Innovations for String Orchestra                                                                                             (00-35965) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00
                                                                           Book 1, Level 4
                                                                                                                                                11 A Dickens Christmas Carol Suite
                                                                           (00-35953) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00     A Suite of English Carols with Optional                                15 The gates of Destiny w grade 2
    SOuND INNOvATIONS                                                                                                                             Narrator w grade 2½                                                         By Gary Fagan
    FOr STrINgS                                                                                                                                   By Andrew H. Dabczynski
                                                                                                                                                  The suite is a setting of many old English Christmas carols
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Unison sections, contrary motion, and a strong rhythmic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              drive combine to make this exciting piece a sure winner.
2 A French Folk Song w grade ½                                                                                                                    in six movements—each can stand alone for holiday concert                   Provides plenty of opportunities for skill building and aural
    Traditional, arr. Bob Phillips                                                                                                                programming, or when played together, provide a complete                    training. (2:00)
    A fabulous, tuneful practice of the G Major scale, this                                                                                       accompaniment to an optional narration of Dickens’ text.                    (00-35969) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00
    piece is the perfect first orchestra piece. It also provides                                                                                  Optional percussion parts lend color to the drama. (19:00)
    the chance to learn or practice lo 2. All instruments get a                                                                                   Correlates with String Explorer Book 2, Unit 2                        16 preludio and Allegro w grade 2
    chance to play the lovely melody. (1:30)                                                                                                      (00-35960) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$42.00          By Archangelo Corelli, arr. Ruth Siegler
    Correlates with Sound Innovations for String Orchestra                                                                                                                                                                    Students will enjoy the musical “conversations” that take
    Book 1, Level 4                                                                                                                                                                                                           place when they perform this trio sonata from the 17th
    (00-35954) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00                                                                                                                                                        century. The stately “Preludio” in C major is accompanied
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              by a soaring bass line that is an excellent introduction to the
3 American rounds
    Featuring: Reuben and Rachel, Sweetly                                  STrINg ExpLOrEr                                                                                                                                    art of Baroque continuo playing. Following the “Allegro,” the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              first theme returns to close out this classy, elegant piece of
    Sings the Donkey w grade ½                                           7 C-Serpents w grade 1½
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              music. All parts remain in 1st position. (2:45)
    Traditional, arr. Bob Phillips                                                                                                                                                                                            (00-35977) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00
    Two tunes traditionally played as rounds create a perfect              By Andrew H. Dabczynski
    first orchestra piece for young players and are arranged in D          Written especially for young violists, cellists, and bassists,                                                                                17 Chosen Kallah mazel Tov w grade 2
    Major with no hi 3s or forward extensions. All sections have           C-Serpents explores the depths of the lower strings. Simple
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Traditional Hebrew,
    interesting parts using only quarter and half notes. Teaches           modes are creatively mixed with contemporary-sounding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              arr. Deborah Baker Monday
    basic tone and beginning slurs. (2:20)                                 rhythms and harmonies for a work that’s perfect for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “Mazel tov” has become a familiar term used for celebrations,
    Correlates with Sound Innovations for String Orchestra                 students within their first two years of string study. (3:40)
                                                                                                                                                  STrINg OrChESTrA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              making a perfect combination with this popular folk tune
    Book 1, Level 3                                                        Correlates with String Explorer Book 1, Unit 14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              often heard at weddings and other special occasions. In
    (00-35952) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00     (00-35959) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$42.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              this arrangement, all instruments get the melody. The
                                                                                                                                                12 It’s About Time! w grade 1½
4 It’s holiday Time w grade 1½                                           8 guest Soloist w grade 1½                                               By Carrie Lane Gruselle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              accompaniment is full of rhythmic interest, providing great
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              training for students in offbeats and syncopation. The final
    Various, arr. John O’Reilly                                            By Richard Meyer                                                       Inspired by the ticking of the clock and the clock tower
    Celebrate the holiday season with this medley of all-time                                                                                                                                                                 accelerando will bring the audience to its feet! (3:00)
                                                                           Used by the composer himself each fall at his recruiting               chime tones of Westminster Abbey in London, this piece
    hits. Includes “Up on the Housetop,” “Dreydl, Dreydl,”                 concerts, “Guest Soloist” is a fun, interactive piece that                                                                                         (00-36011) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $47.00
                                                                                                                                                  contains both. While maintaining a steady beat, students
    “Jingle Bells,” and “Deck the Hall” in a bright arrangement            spotlights a volunteer from the audience playing a two-string          will study contrasting articulations and styles: legato,
    that will make your beginning strings shine. (1:45)                    violin (or any instrument you choose to use). (1:20)                                                                                         18 moon Bass w grade 2
                                                                                                                                                  detaché, staccato, accents, and pizzicato. Careful attention
    Correlates with Sound Innovations for String Orchestra                 Correlates with String Explorer Book 1, Unit 14                        to dynamics will give the piece character and color. (3:30)                 By Todd Parrish
    Book 1, Level 4                                                        (00-35961) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$42.00                                                                                 Let your string bass section swing in this easy-to-play blues
    (00-35955) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00                                                                            (00-35976) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $47.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              piece as they build skills and enjoy the motivation of being
                                                                         9 A Fiddlin’ Christmas Featuring: Jolly Old                            13 Bats ‘n Bones w grade 1½                                                   in the spotlight. Basses carry the melody much of the time,
5 African Adventure w grade 2
    By Robert Sheldon                                                      St. Nicholas, Jingle Bells w grade 2                                   By Susan H. Day                                                             while also accompanying the melody as it weaves through
                                                                           Traditional and by James Lord Pierpont,                                A perfect addition for your spooky fall concert! The                        other sections. All parts stay in first position, while the bass
    Take your young musicians and the audience to the Dark                                                                                                                                                                    shifts briefly to third position. Educational objectives include
    Continent with this tuneful and rhythmic offering. The tribal          arr. Bob Phillips                                                      castanets represent bones rattling and add a scary touch!
                                                                           Have a jolly, jingly holiday, but bring out the blue jeans and         Each section of the orchestra gets to play melody lines with                playing accidentals, contrasting between staccato and
    Swahili beat and authentic-sounding harmonies will provide
                                                                           red bandanas for a country Christmas! “Jolly Old St. Nicholas”         easy rhythms. Techniques featured are pizzicato, accents,                   legato, and learning to play in a swing style. (2:50)
    a colorful and vibrant moment in your next concert. (2:15)
                                                                           and “Jingle Bells” shine in this fun, foot-stompin’ piece. (1:45)      tremolo, and some 1st finger slides. A surprise “Boo” at the                (00-35968) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00
    Correlates with Sound Innovations for String Orchestra
    Book 2, Level 2                                                        Correlates with String Explorer Book 2, Unit 3                         end will get the attention of the audience. (3:45)
    (00-35956) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00     (00-35957) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$42.00     (00-35974) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $47.00

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19 Aria (from the opera Orfeo                                              24 Shadows of venice w grade 2                                          29 A Night at the Opera w grade 2½                                        34 Symphony No. 1
     ed Euridice) w grade 2                                                  By Doug Spata                                                            By Giuseppe Verdi and Giacomo Puccini,                                      First Movement, K.16 w grade 3
     By Christoph Willibald Gluck,                                           Written as a modern take on Antonio Vivaldi’s Baroque                    arr. Bud Caputo                                                             By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,
     arr. Mark D. Hellem                                                     style for beginner to intermediate players, this piece is a              Three of the most memorable operatic vocal arias are                        arr. Thomas P. LaJoie III
     The melody of this famous aria is very simple, yet                      showcase for soloists in each section. Young musicians can               presented here for young strings. The arias are set in                      Good, solid Mozart! Perfect for any festival or contest and
     expressive and provides an easy introduction for students               take turns trading solos, and each solo section can even                 comfortable keys and remain in first position. Performable                  it’s really fun to tell the orchestra that he wrote this when he
     to the style of the Classical period, accompanied by an easy            be broken up for multiple players. There are three key                   as separate movements, or as a small suite, your audiences                  was nine years old! (5:00)
     version of an Alberti bass figure or the undulating eighth              changes, all while using only the first finger pattern, though           will appreciate hearing these familiar tunes from the world                 (00-36008) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $47.00
     note accompaniment figure. The tune is shared between all               the basses require some simple shifting. Optional Violin III             of Italian Grand Opera. Features “La Donna Mobile” from
                                                                             and Cello II parts are included. (2:00)                                  Rigoletto, “Quando me’n vo (Musetta’s Waltz)” from La
     sections of the orchestra and is presented in a statement-                                                                                                                                                              35 Coffee w grade 3
     and-response format. (2:25)                                             (00-35966) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $47.00      Boheme, and “Libiamo ne’lieti calici” from La Traviata. (7:30)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  By Almon C. Bock II
     (00-35972) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00                                                                               (00-36003) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$55.00
                                                                           25 Eleganté w grade 2½                                                                                                                                 This humorous little cha-cha recalls all the happy sounds of
                                                                                                                                                   30 Allegretto (from The Creatures                                              the percolator. It replicates in sound the squeaks, blurbles,
20 merry Christmas, Cha, Cha, Cha                                            By Susan H. Day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  slurps, and wheezes of these once-essential kitchen appli-
     grade 2
                                                                             This piece offers an opportunity for players to create a rich            of Prometheus) w grade 2½                                                   ances. Designed to make you smile and to recall nostalgic
                                                                             and elegant sound by using long, full bows with slurred                  By Ludwig van Beethoven,
     Various, arr. Deborah Baker Monday                                                                   3                                                                                                                       moments over the kitchen table, the piece will leave you
                                                                             note passages. Written in 4 time using the keys of C and D,              arr. Rick England
     As the title suggests, this fun piece adds a Latin flavor to                                                                                                                                                                 tapping your feet and swaying a bit at the Latin beat. (2:20)
                                                                             there is a short solo section to allow your 1st chair players
     a holiday favorite. The middle section even recalls the                                                                                          Absolutely perfect for cross-curricular study in middle or                  (00-35984) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00
                                                                             to shine. All parts stay in 1st position except the 1st violins
     folk tune “La Bamba.” “We Wish You a Merry Christmas”                                                                                            high school! Prometheus, through trickery, stole fire from
                                                                             who have a few notes in 3rd position. There are some ac-
     appears in all instrument groups and a variety of rhythm                                                                                         Zeus, gave it to mortals, and was punished for eternity for            36 Quiétude w grade 3
                                                                             cidentals, pizzicato and divisi throughout, and all parts share
     patterns provide interest to the accompaniment figures in                                                                                        the crime. This is a great topic for discussion and students
                                                                             the melodic lines. (3:25)                                                                                                                            By Susan H. Day
     this unique arrangement. (2:00)                                                                                                                  will have a great time imagining which creatures are being
                                                                             (00-35973) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $47.00                                                                                  The clever title combines the word “quiet” with “etude,” the
                                                                                                                                                      portrayed all the while being immersed in Beethoven. (3:00)
     (00-36010) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00                                                                                                                                                           French word for a musical study. Inspired by the notion of
                                                                           26 rondo in g w grade 2½                                                   (00-35982) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $47.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  world peace, the composer communicates this idea through
21 Bubbling Brook w grade 2                                                  By John Bull, arr. Vernon Leidig                                      31 Firelight, Candlelight w grade 2½                                           a series of engaging melodic and harmonic sections in G
     By Edmund J. Siennicki                                                  Enjoy this lovely transcription from the time of the late                                                                                            minor and D minor, ultimately ending on a major chord to
                                                                                                                                                      By Gary Fagan
     This romantic-style original piece is great for working on              Renaissance and early Baroque eras. Sure to delight                                                                                                  express hopefulness. The haunting melodies and mature
                                                                                                                                                      This piece will remind audiences of other non-traditional
     dynamics and running passages. Keep it moving, just like a              audiences while bringing an English piece that is heard less                                                                                         sound of this grade 3 work make this a memorable and
                                                                                                                                                      seasonal pieces in the style of American standard songs
     lazy brook! (2:50)                                                      frequently to your students. (2:00)                                                                                                                  thought-provoking addition to any concert or contest. (4:10)
                                                                                                                                                      with their evocations of sleigh rides, apple cider, and cozy
     (00-36000) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00      (00-35978) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $47.00      hearths. The melodic style and contemporary harmonies                       (00-35975) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $47.00
                                                                                                                                                      suggest a time when gatherings of friends and families
22 marche de Noces                                                         27 The Christmas Dreidel w grade 2½                                                                                                               37 Concerto in g major (from the
                                                                                                                                                      are remembered with pleasure and a particular kind of
     Wedding March w grade 2                                                 Arr. Rick England                                                        American nostalgia for days gone by. (2:55)                                 Concerto for Two Mandolins) w grade 3
                                                                             Celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah with the same piece of
     By Alexandre Glazunov, arr. Bob Lipton                                                                                                           (00-35970) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00          By Antonio Vivaldi, arr. Thomas P. LaJoie III
                                                                             music. Two traditional seasonal songs, “Christmas Is
     Though originally written for full orchestra, with a majestic                                                                                                                                                                This arrangement provides great flexibility and many perfor-
     processional opening and a sentimental and beautiful
                                                                             Coming, the Goose Is Getting Fat” and “The Dreidel Song,”             32 masters in This hall w grade 2½                                             mance opportunities. The piece can feature all the violins or
                                                                             are combined. Discuss with your students some of the                     Traditional, arr. Brendan McBrien
     slower middle section, this arrangement lies so well for                                                                                                                                                                     just two soloists. A third violin part is included to be used by
                                                                             compositional techniques (imitation, augmentation) or                    Based on a French dance tune from the 17th century, this
     strings it makes it sound like this was Glazunov’s intention                                                                                                                                                                 the sections behind soloists. (3:00)
                                                                             tonalities that are used to fit these two tunes together. (2:30)         English carol contains a theme set in a rhythmic arrangement.
     all along. (4:10)                                                                                                                                                                                                            (00-36009) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $47.00
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                                                                                                                                                      on piano and will add a wonderful color to this rousing, but           38 madrigale w grade 3½
                                                                           28 Coronation w grade 2½                                                   sadly neglected Christmas gem. Your orchestra and audience
23 The “Billy Tell” Overture                                                                                                                                                                                                      By Carl Bohm, arr. Robert Sieving
                                                                             By Almon C. Bock II                                                      will love this memorable holiday masterpiece! (2:20)
     A Violin Section Feature w grade 2                                      This majestic march serves perfectly as a graduation                     (00-35967) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $47.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  This lovely German song offers the opportunity to teach
     By Gioacchino Rossini, arr. Richard Meyer                                                                                                                                                                                    compound meter, isolating excerpts collaterally with rhythmic
                                                                             processional march, a homecoming coronation, a concert
     This bluegrass “fiddle” version of Rossini’s famous overture                                                                                  33 Aria (from the Goldberg Variations)                                         exercises, and working on smooth string crossings. Extended
                                                                             gala, or any tribute for a noble occasion. The march presents
     will get your audiences’ toes tappin’ and your violinists’                                                                                                                                                                   positions are featured in the cello part with accidentals sprinkled
                                                                             a variety of flavors. Note particularly the sophisticated                grade 2½                                                                    throughout the other parts as well. A beautiful soli section
     fingers flyin’. The entire violin section is featured in this fun,      treatment in the extended center section. The director can               By Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Bob Lipton                                   will be popular with cellists against a moving bass line. (3:45)
     virtuosic-sounding rendition! Loaded with string crossings              cut and paste as time dictates but is encouraged to play the             Now, not just for piano players! String players can also                    (00-35971) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $47.00
     and “doubled” notes, this piece will give your violins a                piece in its full form for best effect. (4:50)                           have the experience of playing this elegant and gorgeous
     workout. Included is an alternate violin part for those                 (00-35985) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $47.00      piece. Written in 4 instead of the original 6 and with easy
                                                                                                                                                                        3
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     violinists not yet ready to solo. (1:15)
                                                                                                                                                      written-out ornaments, this arrangement will make develop-
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                                                                                                                                                      ing groups sound mature beyond their years. (2:15)
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39 maharaja w grade 3½                                                                                                                                  47 Oh, Lady Be good! w grade 3                                          52 Chukum, Chukum, Chukum w grade 3½
     By Doug Spata                                                                                                                                         Music and lyrics by George Gershwin                                        By Karen Kyriakou
     Add some sizzle to your next concert with some Bollywood                                                                                              and Ira Gershwin, arr. Bert Ligon                                          Imagine chasing a bug and it constantly eludes you! That’s
     style! “Maharaja” combines rhythms and motifs from Indian                                                                                             One of the top 25 recorded jazz standards of all time, this                the energy of this piece written in a folk style using the
     music with exciting melodies. Slurred pizzicato imitates the                                                                                          classic 1924 Gershwin hit will become a new favorite for                   rhythms of Eastern European circle dances. Each section is
     sound of tabla drums while finger snaps and triplet flourishes                                                                                        the orchestra. This contemporary arrangement respects the                  featured and the irregular 9 time signature and interesting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 8
     add to the Southeast Asian flavor. Teachers will appreciate                                                                                           swinging tradition of this song as recorded by Eddie South,                rhythms provide great teaching opportunities. (2:30)
     challenging their students with advanced fingerings and                                                                                               Ella Fitzgerald, and others. Experienced players will love                 (00-35993) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $47.00
     rhythms throughout the piece and students and audiences                                                                                               improvising over the piece. Beginners will have success as
     will thrill to this unique musical experience. (3:00)                                                                                                 the chord changes play themselves in the key of G. (5:00)
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40 Finale (from Sonatina, Op. 100 )                                           STrINg ALTErNATIvES                                                       48 Steal Away w grade 3
     grade 3½                                                                                                                                              Traditional, arr. Matt Turner
     By Antonin Dvorák, arr. Art Sheinberg                                 44 Scottish Fiddle medley                                                       This arrangement of the beloved African-American spiritual
     Here is the perfect concert or festival piece for the high school                                                                                     offers students the opportunity to experience chromaticism
     string orchestra that is almost—but not quite—ready for the
                                                                              Featuring: The Waves of Tory, The                                            within beautiful moving lines and harmonies. A simple hymn-
     Dvorák “Serenade!” With much of the composer’s signature                 Stronsay Wedding w grade 1½                                                  like texture at the beginning gradually leads to an expedition
     use of folk idioms and lyricism, this piece has great teaching           Traditional, arr. Bob Phillips                                               in bi-tonality, giving this arrangement a contemporary but
     possibilities, including a slow middle section in E Major with a         Perfect for young players or as a quick play-down finale for                 accessible sound. (3:30)
     bass solo. The accelerando ending will put an exclamation                older players, this easy medley will soon become a favorite                  (00-35996) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00
     point to this favorite with students and audiences. (3:45)               that you’ll hear them playing before class begins. All sections
                                                                                                                                                        49 Leap of Faith w grade 3
     (00-35981) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $47.00      play the melodies of “The Waves of Tory” and “The Stronsay
                                                                              Wedding,” providing interest and a chance to work on                         By Randy Sabien
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      FIrST phILhArmONIC
41 vanishing pointe w grade 4                                                 dynamics. Performance recommendations to help make the                       A cool viola feature! Based on Randy’s exploration of viola          53 Nocturne (from A Midsummer Night’s
                                                                              tunes sound “fiddley” are provided in the score. (1:30)                      after being awarded lifetime use of a viola, this piece begins
     By Richard Meyer                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Dream) w grade 2
                                                                              (00-35997) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00           with a solo introduction in the style of a Celtic lament, then
     This original selection will challenge every section of your                                                                                                                                                                     By Felix Mendelssohn, arr. Richard Meyer
     high school string orchestra both musically and technically.                                                                                          morphs into a driving rock pulse. A leap of faith into a new
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      This famous “Nocturne,” which evokes the magic slumbers
     A jazzy, rhythmically intense mood dominates much of the              45 Summer Choro w grade 2½                                                      world for the composer led to a cool tune, so have faith and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      of Shakespeare’s characters in the forest, will provide a chance
     piece, but makes way for a lyrical middle section featuring              By Renata Bratt                                                              take the leap! Scored for strings only. (4:30)                             to develop a beautiful, legato playing style. Winds are
     hauntingly beautiful harmonies. Contrary motion, crescendos              When students strut these syncopated Brazilian rhythms,                      (00-35998) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$55.00         featured in several spots, and the strings use legato hooked
     and decrescendos are used throughout to depict vanishing                 audiences smile and bob their heads. Written in the typical               50 1812 - A Fiddler’s Overture w grade 3                                      bowings throughout. A great “change of pace” piece that will
     points, and a solo section for two violins adds interest. (6:30)         Rondo ABACA form, this original choro lets every section                                                                                                showcase your orchestra’s sensitivity and musicality! (4:10)
                                                                                                                                                           By Andrew H. Dabczynski
     (00-35963) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$55.00       play both melody and accompaniment. Carefully placed                                                                                                    (00-35987) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$52.00
                                                                                                                                                           The War of 1812 in America gave birth to some of the
                                                                              accents and bowings show students how to play their lines
                                                                                                                                                           country’s most beloved folk melodies and fiddle tunes.
42 hebrides Overture w grade 4                                                in a convincing Latin style. Composed the day that Rio de                                                                                         54 Symphony No. 5 (Finale) w grade 2½
                                                                                                                                                           Here’s an original overture where all the sections get a
     By Felix Mendelssohn, arr. Jason Librande                                Janeiro was chosen for the 2016 Olympic site, this tune is                   chance to explore those tunes, combined with famous                        By Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,
     Finally for string orchestra! This masterpiece requires skill in         good for year-round use because when it’s winter in North                    melodic quotes, in both traditional and contemporary                       arr. Richard Meyer
     bow control, advanced rhythms, and dynamic range, making                 America, it’s summer in South America! (3:30)                                settings. “The 8th of January,” “The Constitution Hornpipe,”               All of the colors and moods of the original are retained in
     it a staple of full orchestra competition literature. The creative       (00-35992) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $47.00          and “The Constitution and Guerriere” appear with old-time,                 this exciting arrangement that is sure to challenge every
     use of ostinato and lyrical melodies are sure to captivate                                                                                            bluegrass, country, and even Latin flavors. Optional                       section of your orchestra. This is a great way to introduce all
     audiences and adjudicators alike as they hear the sounds              46 Blues Fiddle on the Fringe w grade 3                                         opportunities for solo improvisation are also included. (5:00)             of your student musicians to a masterwork of the symphonic
     and sights of the ocean represented in music. (4:00)                     By Julie Lyonn Lieberman                                                     (00-35999) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$55.00         literature, and a perfect closer to any concert! (6:15)
     (00-35986) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$55.00       Turn your orchestra into a finger-snapping, clapping, chopping,                                                                                         (00-35988) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $57.00
                                                                              movin’, groovin’ party. Written in C, this upbeat musical romp            51 Johns Creek Jump w grade 3½
43 The Emerald Falcon w grade 4                                               with the blues offers simple melodic parts that have been                    By Tim Aucoin
     By Richard Meyer                                                         layered to create a thick, festive texture. In first position, students      Get your audience tapping their feet! This Cab Calloway-
     Step aside, Dark Knight and Spiderman, the “Emerald                      have an opportunity to master the dotted quarter note,                       style up-tempo blues piece gives your string players a                               get teaching tips and insight
     Falcon” has flown into town! Your high school orchestra will             syncopation, and subtle dynamics. Loads of repetition coupled                chance to sink their bows into an authentic jump groove. It                          from our authors by signing up
     love the dark harmonies and driving rhythms of this exciting             with melodic variations will help build strong, new rhythmic                 is very playable, only straying from first position for solos!
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     new overture, written in the style of a superhero movie. All             skills. Written solos included and/or an opportunity to jam                  The texture allows for rhythmic interplay between sections
     sections of the orchestra are featured in this tour-de-force,            against a written accompaniment. Drum part included. (4:00)                  that is easier to play than it sounds. With a section for solos                     A great way to stay updated on our
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     instrument. A lyrical middle section features an extended                                                                                             improvise solos or play the ones that are written. Includes
     violin solo and a beautifully tranquil solo for string bass. (5:00)                                                                                   piano and drumset parts. (3:35)                                                     visit alfred.com/signup
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                                                                    Alfred is proud to
                                                                    Distribute the Wilfin
                                                                                                                                           Alfred’s            Ovation String Quartet Series
                                                                                                                                           Professional quartets, advanced school ensembles, and string orchestras will enjoy the pieces
                                                                    Catalog of music for                                                   included in Alfred’s new chamber music series. Skillfully arranged and edited for intermediate to
                                                                                                                                           advanced players, this series includes optional bass and piano parts to allow maximum flexibility.
                                                                    String Orchestra
                                                                                                                                                                              Classic String                                                      movie String
                                                                                                    The Wilfin catalog is written
                                                                                                                                                                              Quartets                                                            Quartets
                                                                                                    and arranged by Loreta Fin,                                               for Festivals,                                                      for Festivals,
                                                                                                    a renowned elementary,                                                    Weddings, and                                                       Weddings, and
                                                                                                    middle school, and early                                                  All Occasions                                                       All Occasions
                                                                                                    high school music educator
      FuLL OrChESTrA                                                                                in Australia. This growing
                                                                                                                                                                              Arr. Andrew H.
                                                                                                                                                                              Dabczynski
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Arr. Cameron
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Patrick
                                                                                                    collection is designed to
                                                                                                                                                                               The first book in the                                             A collection of movie
55 Tales of vandosar w grade 3                                                                      help young orchestras build
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 hits wonderfully arranged
                                                                                                    technical development and                                                  series includes highlights
      By Richard Meyer                                                                                                                                                         of classical repertoire                                           for intermediate and
      Before writing the piece, Mr. Meyer asked members                                             ensemble sense. These new
                                                                                                                                                                               perfectly set for a wedding,                                      advanced level string
      of the Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestra to                                                   additions to the catalog are
                                                                                                                                           ensemble festival, or any concert event. Whether it’s a            quartets. The optional bass parts also allow for use in
      compose original themes of their own. Four of these                                           refreshing, innovative, and
                                                                                                                                           professional string quartet playing a gig, or a high school        the high school, university or community orchestra. Titles
                                                                                                    fun to play!
      themes were chosen, and then woven together by                                                                                       group getting ready for ensemble festival, or amateurs             include: Nobody Does It Better • Dexter’s Tune • Raiders
      the composer. The result is a fascinating and               58 La vita Bella w grade 1½–2                                            gathering to play for fun, this collection is loaded with          March • The Magnificent Seven • James Bond Theme •
      high-spirited overture that explores a myriad of              By Loreta Fin                                                          masterpieces from the string quartet literature, plus              The Gremlin Rag • Hedwig’s Theme • Hushabye Mountain •
      emotions. With solos for trombone, trumpet, and               The opening of this piece requires short, energetic bows. These        arrangements of other familiar works.                              The Prayer • All Time High • The Throne Room (and End Title).
      violin, this piece is sure to hold the interest of all of     passages are contrasted with more lyrical melodies and the bass        (00-35295) Conductor Score . . . . . . . .$27.99                   (00-35310) Conductor Score . . . . . . . . . . .$22.99
      your students—after all, it was written with the help         line is essential for maintaining the momentum and vitality. It        (00-35296) Violin 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.99         (00-35305) Violin 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.99
      of their peers! (6:40)                                        has a slightly Mediterranean-feel, evoking the happy, laid-back        (00-35297) Violin 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.99        (00-35306) Violin 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.99
      (00-35990) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$72.00        style of La Vita Bella—the beautiful life!                             (00-35298) Viola . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.99       (00-35307) Viola . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.99
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56 Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6                                                                                                              (00-35300) String Bass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.99           (00-35309) String Bass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.99
                                                                  59 Summer holiday w grade 1½
      (“pastoral”)                                                  By Loreta Fin
                                                                                                                                           (00-35301) Piano Acc. . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.99
      V. Shepherd’s Hymn w grade 3                                  Written in G Major, this piece features syncopated rhythms and
      By Ludwig van Beethoven,                                      retakes. Violins and violas are required to use low 2nd fingers.
      arr. Vernon Leidig                                            1st violins use high 3rds, while violas need to play low firsts for
      Give your students the chance to dig into Beethoven           D#s. As the rhythms are quite repetitive, it is an excellent vehicle
      with this lovely arrangement. Perfect for working             for introducing these new finger patterns. It has a bright, happy                                                                                                                       Strings for
      on musicality and expression as you have them                                4
                                                                    feel and is in 4 time.                                                                                                                                                                  All: pops
      imagine “country life” and “thankful feelings after           (76-37449) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00                                                                                                                      Arr. Michael
      the storm.” (6:40)                                                                                                                                          Bags of Folk                                                                              Story
      (00-36005) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$62.00      60 minor moods w grade 1–1½                                                                     By Mary Cohen                                                                         Titles: Any Way You
                                                                    By Loreta Fin                                                                                 Violin (12-571531148) . . . . . $6.95                                                 Want It • Over the
57 Wild Blue Yonder w grade 3                                       This simple E minor melody will encourage students to listen                                  Cello (12-0571531156) . . . . $6.95                                                   Rainbow • Boulevard
      By Brendan McBrien                                            and develop good intonation. The use of long notes and whole                                                                                                                        of Broken Dreams •
      From observation to experimentation—from kites to             bows is an essential skill for all young string players. The jazz-                            Bags of Tunes                                                                         Gimme Some Lovin' •
      gliders—and from the Wright Flier to walking on the           waltz feel in the middle section is a little tricky, but is blocked                           By Mary Cohen                                                                         Hedwig's Theme
      Moon, humans appear committed to leaving the                  across all parts for ease of learning.                                                                                                                                              (from Harry Potter
                                                                                                                                                                  Violin (12-0571531121) . . . . $6.95
      ground! This work celebrates flight through sweeping          (76-37450) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00                                                                                  and the Sorcerer's Stone) • Paint It Black • (I Cant'
                                                                                                                                                                  Cello (12-057153113X) . . . . $6.95
      themes and decorative accompaniments. Absolutely                                                                                                                                                                  Get No) Satisfaction • Don't Stop Believin’ • James
                                                                  61 Double Trouble w grade 1                                                                     Viola (12-0571534198) . . . . $6.95
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Bond Theme • My Immortal • Theme from Ice Castles
      perfect for contest! (6:10)
                                                                    By Loreta Fin
      (00-35989) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$72.00
                                                                    This is a very easy and straightforward piece in D Major, using
                                                                                                                                                                  Bags of American Folk                                 (Through the Eyes of Love) • Blazing Saddles.

                                                                    repeated eighth and quarter notes. All sections of the orchestra                              By Mary Cohen                                         (00-37029) Score/Piano Acc. . . . . . . $7.99
                                                                    are sure to be kept busy. Whole bows should be used for quarter                               Violin (12-0571534163) . . . . $6.95                  (00-37026) Violin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.99
                                                                    note passages and middle to upper half for repeated notes, and                                Cello (12-057153418X) . . . . $6.95                   (00-37027) Viola . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.99
                                                                    faster rhythms. Dynamics should be well contrasted when required.                             Viola (12-0571534171) . . . . $6.95                   (00-37028) Cello/Bass . . . . . . . . . . . $7.99
                                                                    (76-37451) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00
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                                     Learning Together                                                       violins go vivaldi:                                                  American patriotic                                                         gems for violin
                                     Sequential Repertoire                                                   Two movements                                                        Tunes for                                                                  Ensembles
                                     for Solo Strings or                                                     for violin Quartet                                                   String Ensemble                                                            Easy Repertoire for
                                     String Ensemble                                                         Arr. Goran Berg                                                      Arr. Robert Gardner                                                        Group Lessons
                                     By Laurie Scott,                                                       This collection includes                                           Flexible instrumentation for                                                  By Helen
                                     Winifred Crock,                                                        the third movement of                                              small ensembles, mixed grade                                                  Butterworth
                                                                                                            “The Summer” from The                                              levels, or the string orchestra                                              A collection of entrancing,
                                     and William Dick
                                                                                                            Four Seasons and the first                                         at an intermediate level.                                                    original pieces designed for
                                   This great repertoire can
                                                                                                            movement of Concerto                                               Titles: America (My Country,                                                 young violinists (with piano
                                   be used to establish solo
                                                                                                            Grosso in D Minor, Op. 3                                           ‘Tis of Thee) • America the                   or CD accompaniment) in either a reading-based or
     technique, introduce ensemble skills, develop aural skills,
                                                                             No. 11, which are student favorites. These arrangements,             Beautiful • When Johnny Comes Marching Home • The Star                     Suzuki group lesson environment. This collection enables
     and can serve as a foundation for learning to read music.
                                                                             with reproducible parts, will challenge the advanced violin          Spangled Banner • Over There • The Army Goes Rolling                       players of different levels to perform together; many of
     Performance possibilities include individual solo or unison
                                                                             student’s ensemble playing skills and can be played both             Along • Battle Hymn of the Republic • Marines’ Hymn • Battle               the pieces include parts for beginner, elementary, and
     groups, class ensembles, and district or festival sized orchestras.
                                                                             as chamber music with four players or in a group setting             Cry of Freedom • The Yankee Doodle Boy • Columbia, the                     more advanced players, and can be played successfully in
     (00-34507) Piano / Score . . . . . . . . . . . . .$14.99
                                                                             with many players in each part.                                      Gem of the Ocean • American Patrol • You’re a Grand Old                    different combinations. The CD includes a full performance
     (00-34508) Violin Book & CD. . . . . . . . . . .$12.99
                                                                             (00-36624) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$34.99   Flag • Semper Fidelis.                                                     of each piece as well as piano accompaniment tracks.
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                                                                                                                                                  (00-37313) Cello . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.99
                                                                                                                                                  (00-37314) Bass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.99
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                                                                                                                                                                                  Beautiful
                                Alfred’s phILhArmONIC SErIES                                                                                                                      Operatic melodies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Folk Tales
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Violin and Piano
                                                                                                                                                                                  for violin                                                                 Ensembles for
                                                                                                                                                                                  Arr. William Starr
                                                                                                                                                                                This collection is ideal for                                                 Mixed Levels
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