New Releases for Orchestra


The term arcana means secrets or mysteries. This energizing original work is a nonstop thrill ride that makes you feel like you are on a quest to uncover the mysteries of the unknown. Soft dynamics combined with intense, driving 16th-note rhythms and harmonic tension provide excitement from beginning to end.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036651
String Orchestra 
M  
$57.00


3036652
Additional Score 
 
$9.00



A driving tempo, energizing rhythms, foot stomps, handclaps, pizzicati, and terse dynamics make this a thrilling yet highly playable work for the developing string orchestra - sure to be the highlight of any performance. Unison rhythms greatly enhance the intensity and accessibility.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036531
String Orchestra 
VE  
$44.00


3036532
Additional Score 
 
$6.00



Inspired by the rhythms and melodies of African culture, this inspiring original work  features melodies built around a four-bar rhythmic motif. Perfect for teaching varying rhythm patterns to the young middle school orchestra. All sections are given the melody. Optional percussion part for sogo or hand drum.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036601
String Orchestra 
ME  
$49.00


3036602
Additional Score 
 
$7.00



A slow and gentle opening melody delivers a feeling of hope and perseverance before giving way to a strong, driving theme of unwavering determination that builds to an intense and exciting ending. Developing string players will have the opportunity to study a wide variety of articulations, dynamics, and bowings. An excellent choice to open or conclude a program.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036541
String Orchestra 
VE  
$44.00


3036542
Additional Score 
 
$6.00



This excellent original work opens with a slow and ominous melody in the low strings under a veil of soft tremolos that quickly transitions to a fast and fiery ride propelled by driving rhythms, changing tonalities, and creative harmonic tension. This will keep the audience on the edge of their seats! An excellent opener!

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036571
String Orchestra 
E  
$49.00


3036572
Additional Score 
 
$7.00



This very cinematic work uses dramatic scoring to chronicle the quest of a mysterious knight who has been summoned forth to defend the kingdom. Driving eighth notes and dark low-string themes depict the mythical warrior rising from the mist, then soaring, triumphant high strings show the hero in victory. A thrilling addition to your next concert program.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036561
String Orchestra 
E  
$49.00


3036562
Additional Score 
 
$7.00



Using only the notes on the open strings, unison writing, and simple quarter- and eighth-note rhythms, this exciting and very accessible original work is the perfect choice for a beginning orchestra's first performance. This piece also provides an excellent tool to introduce young players to dynamics and double stops. A simple piano accompaniment provides an excellent harmonic backdrop.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036501
String Orchestra 
B  
$44.00


3036502
Additional Score 
 
$6.00



Here is a thrilling cinematic experience that puts you right in the middle of a high-flying action movie. Driving bass lines, pedal points, dramatic dynamic shifts, and themes built on half-step intervals will have musicians and concertgoers wanting more! Violin 1 utilizes harmonics.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036621
String Orchestra 
M  
$57.00


3036622
Additional Score 
 
$9.00



This expertly written and educationally sound programmatic work incorporates spooky themes, chromatic harmony, and special effects to create a fun and playfully macabre setting that is reminiscent of the orchestrations of Berlioz and Saint-Saens. This work offers an excellent opportunity to teach multiple bowing techniques.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036611
String Orchestra 
ME  
$49.00


3036612
Additional Score 
 
$7.00



Envision a crackling fireplace on a snowy December night or imagine gazing out the window in the morning at the beauty of a new-fallen snow - this beautiful original work will warm the audience and players with delight. A beautiful melody and colorful harmonies combined with lush and expert scoring will make the developing orchestra sound full. A harp (optional piano) part adds to the perfect palette of color. A must-have holiday gem.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036551
String Orchestra 
VE  
$44.00


3036552
Additional Score 
 
$6.00



With a driving rhythm, catchy melody, and rocking drum set, this thrilling original work will have musicians and concertgoers alike moving in their seats! Beginning players will have the opportunity to study modal tonality, open harmonies, dynamics, and pizzicato, all using only the notes E, B, A, B, and D. Sure to be a favorite at any beginning string orchestra's first concert!

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036511
String Orchestra 
B  
$44.00


3036512
Additional Score 
 
$6.00



The tango is a partner dance that originated along the Rio de la Plata in the 1880s. This creative and engaging original work provides all the flair and rhythmic syncopations that make the traditional dance so appealing. Optional maracas, bongo, and guiro parts add the perfect spice.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036631
String Orchestra 
M  
$57.00


3036632
Additional Score 
 
$9.00



This dramatic and powerful original work paints a vivid image of ancient warriors returning home triumphantly from battle. Long melodic lines over heavy syncopated 16th-note figures accompanied by body slaps and foot stomps create an exciting musical landscape that young orchestras will want to experience over and over. The middle section provides a smooth contrast while keeping the tension building into an intense, climactic conclusion.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3036661
String Orchestra 
M  
$57.00


3036662
Additional Score 
 
$9.00