2020 New Releases for Orchestra


The joyous nature of this original work for string orchestra is mainly achieved with an infectious tied rhythm pattern. A contrasting middle section features bright pizzicato against a bass line before catapulting back into the jubilant melody once again. An excellent choice for festival or concert programs any time of year.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036361
String Orchestra 
E  
$49.00


3036362
Additional Score 
 
$7.00



This music features strummed rhythms, folk-inspired melodies, syncopation, and an exciting accelerando to the end. In addition to having both marcato and legato passages, every section gets to play the main theme. Evoke colorful images of rural old-time Appalachia for your audience with this lively concert selection!

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036431
String Orchestra 
M  
$57.00


3036432
Additional Score 
 
$9.00



A dramatic concert overture with a focus on loure bowing, part independence, and approachable syncopation. The ominous D-minor tonality and the sweeping cinematic melodies will enchant orchestras and audiences, while teachers will appreciate the important skills this piece reinforces.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036371
String Orchestra 
ME  
$49.00


3036372
Additional Score 
 
$7.00



This pair of contrasting melodies depicts the ethereal beauty of Irish legends and landscapes. The Monastery at Kilmacduagh is a plaintive air inspired by the seventh-century ruins in County Galway, while Fort of the Rounded Hills derives its name from Doonagore Castle near the coastal village of Doolin in County Clare. The lively 6/8 jig features a solo violin part that could also be played on the pennywhistle.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036441
String Orchestra 
M  
$65.00


3036442
Additional Score 
 
$11.00



Take a musical journey through a deep forest lined with towering trees! This mysterious work for beginning string players evokes feelings of enchantment and intrigue. The melody is passed to every section, and easy notes and rhythms showcase developing playing skills through an exciting theme.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036281
String Orchestra 
VE  
$44.00


3036282
Additional Score 
 
$6.00



The fast and furious pace of this fiery work never slows down, bringing the energy and spirit of a hoedown that ventures into a few unconventional rhythms and syncopated accompaniments. Exciting!

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036461
String Orchestra 
M  
$57.00


3036462
Additional Score 
 
$9.00



Ancient Chinese astronomers named the planet Mars "Fire Star" based on its reddish hue. This original work for developing string orchestra explores the enigmatic nature of this planet with a dark minor mode and approachable first-position patterns. An urgent staccato rhythmic motif alternates with mysterious legato themes as the ominous melody is passed to every section. 

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036291
String Orchestra 
VE  
$44.00


3036292
Additional Score 
 
$6.00



A quiet opening hints at a growing storm as a powerful melody rises through driving rhythms and a syncopated motif in B minor. As the intensity grows, icy droplets fall in a pizzicato section, leading to turbulent winds of rising and falling melodic lines between upper and low strings. The forceful melody weaves through every section of the orchestra. Exciting!

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036381
String Orchestra 
E  
$49.00


3036382
Additional Score 
 
$7.00



This fiery and epic piece for developing string players reinforces strong marcato bowing and features rich harmonies and simple imitation between the high and low strings. For an added cinematic flavor, optional percussion parts are included. The powerful melodic material is given to all sections for a dramatic concert selection. A must-have for any string orchestra library!

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036311
String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
VE  
$44.00


3036312
Additional Score 
 
$6.00



Developing players will love this thrilling piece that resembles a video game soundtrack. This fast-moving, courageous piece allows every section to play the exciting melody while learning to navigate the key of D minor. A worthy concert or contest selection!

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036401
String Orchestra 
ME  
$49.00


3036402
Additional Score 
 
$7.00



Sun, sand, and song! Take a trip to Jamaica via this catchy tune with optional Latin percussion. This cheerful piece features melody parts for all, 4/4 time, key of G throughout, and invokes a bright Caribbean feel. Sure to delight players, teachers, and the audience! Includes violin 3 (viola in treble clef) and alternate viola (violin 2 in alto clef) parts for flexibility. 

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036411
String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
E  
$49.00


3036412
Additional Score 
 
$7.00



Hidden in the mystical Himalayan Mountains is a mysterious world of legend and lore. Mystic Mountain features a cinematic landscape of swirling legato melodies. Every section gets to play the main melody using colorful articulations such as pizzicato, tremolo, and trills.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036471
String Orchestra 
M  
$57.00


3036472
Additional Score 
 
$9.00



According to Greek mythology, Orion was a mighty hunter often portrayed as an archer. In this original work, students also get to wield their bows as they perform a bold, dramatic melody with bow lifts! A great piece to work on counting in 3/4 time with alternating marcato and legato sections for tone development. Scored with doubled violin 2/viola and cello/bass, even young ensembles can create a big, impressive sound.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036321
String Orchestra 
VE  
$44.00


3036322
Additional Score 
 
$6.00



A stately piece with a Renaissance feel depicting a dark and mysterious castle lost in the shadows of time. Developing orchestra students will explore D minor tonalities, practicing F-natural finger patterns with a regal melody that cleverly avoids any B flats.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036331
String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
VE  
$44.00


3036332
Additional Score 
 
$6.00