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New for Strings

New Methods:

Basic Music Theory and History for Strings
This visually captivating workbook is a part of the String Basics curriculum, however, it is designed and recommended to be used alongside any first year string method book.

String Basics First Performance Ensembles Book 1
The creativity of Woolstenhulme’s writing is engaging, fun, and melodic interest can be found in each part.

String Tracks XXVII


New Repertoire:

The Legend Of Big Ole - Score (Amundson) - JSO372F / $8.00audio available for this titlesample available for this title

Big Ole was the legendary first settler of Minnesota. He was a Norwegian Viking who came over on a ship and made a trek to what is now Alexandria, Minnesota, where a 25-foot statue of Big Ole now proudly stands. This enchanting work pays homage to Big Ole! It’s rhythmic, lyrical, and simply fun for players and audiences.

Duration: 6:31


Go Tell It On the Mountain (Traditional - Arr. McAllister) - SO370C / $52.00audio available for this titlesample available for this title

A spirited arrangement and perfect for second year orchestras! Includes some foot stomping and finger tapping, not to mention a few “high fives” here and there. A hint of fiddling is also thrown in to bring the piece to a grand close. Starts in G Major, modulates to C Major, then moves into D Major.

Duration: 2:14


Unparalleled - Score (Elledge) - SO380F / $7.00audio available for this titlesample available for this title

Unparalleled was written in celebration of the 100th anniversary of America’s National Park Service. Players and audiences will be swept up with the mix of simplicity and evolving grandeur of the music which beautifully symbolizes the myriad elements of nature, found in our National Parks. Extensive enrichment materials provide opportunities for students to learn about and reflect upon the natural and cultural resources so carefully preserved in America’s National Parks.

Duration: 3:36


North Country Expedition (Bailey) - SO369C / $52.00audio available for this titlesample available for this title

A new original work by composer/arranger Jeff Bailey. Written in C Major and 3/4 time with middle school students in mind. The harmonic structure is built to help students strengthen group intonation, yet is interesting and gives a mature sound. A Learning Bank offers students their own opportunity to create a “north country expedition.”

Duration: 2:29


Flying Fiddlesticks (Woolstenhulme) - SO373C / $52.00audio available for this titlesample available for this title

Want a one-of-a-kind novelty? This is the piece! Flying Fiddlesticks includes…fiddlesticks! It’s fun, it’s safe, it helps students to play with steady pulse. It’s about building teamwork throughout the orchestra. A Learning Bank is included in the score and parts, and features instructions and photos regarding safe handling and performing with fiddlesticks (i.e. disposable chopsticks).

Duration: 2:15

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New Methods & Collections:

Basic Music Theory and History for Strings

String Basics First Performance Ensembles Book 1

String Tracks XXVII

 

 

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