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Beginning String Orchestra

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•  For first-year string groups
•  Limited parts (often, second violin and viola are the same part,
     cello and bass are the same part)
•  Limited keys, rhythms (only simple eighth note patterns) and
     independence of parts
•  Playable after limited study time
•  First position and natural bowings
•  Piano for rehearsal and reinforcement
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Larry Clark

Orchestras who had the great experience of playing Larry Clark’s popular Shockwave can now move on to part two: Aftershock. While a bit more difficult than its predecessor, it maintains the bold, exciting, and aggressive qualities that made Shockwave such a sparkler.
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Level Beginning String Orchestra BAS52 Set $40.00 
Duration 2:43 BAS52F Full Score $6.00 
Key E minor BAS52P Parts $2.75 call
Bill Calhoun

Antiquitas is sure to become a favorite with your students, taking your imagination back in time with its modal qualities and medieval, dance-like character. Making use of contrasting marcato and legato playing, your students will learn to incorporate these techniques to maximize musicality.
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Level Beginning String Orchestra BAS50 Set $40.00 
Duration 1:48 BAS50F Full Score $6.00 
Key E minor BAS50P Parts $2.75 call
Presenting the Strings  
Joseph Compello

Presenting the Strings
This unique waltz is a great way to introduce sections of the orchestra to the audience with a piece designed for beginning players. Optional narration text is included, intended to be spoken by a narrator, engaging the audience. What better way to raise arts awareness than by cleverly demonstrating the way an orchestra works?
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Level Beginning String Orchestra BAS51 Set $40.00 
Duration 1:30 BAS51F Full Score $6.00 
Key D Major BAS51P Parts $2.75 call
Relics of the Past
Sean O'Loughlin

Relics of the Past
From popular composer Sean O'Loughlin, Relics of the Past is a serious-sounding piece that hearkens back to the past with its mysterious minor mode. The maturity required to play this piece makes it perfect for contest and festival.
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Level Beginning String Orchestra BAS53 Set $40.00 
Duration 2:20 BAS53F Full Score $6.00 
Key E minor BAS53P Parts $2.75 call
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