2014
Primer (Gr. ½) Beginning (Gr. 1) First Plus (Gr. 1.5) Young (Gr. 2 - 2.5) Concert (Gr. 3 and up)
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2014 Concert String Orchestra
(Grade 3 and up, Green Cover)
  • Playable by advancing ensembles
  • Expanded use of rhythms, ranges and keys but technical demands
    are still carefully considered
  • More comprehensive bowing techniques
  • Viola T.C. included
  • Careful selection of keys and degree of difficulty for
    advancing musicians

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Baboquivari (Birthplace of the Desert People)
Doris Gazda

Baboquivari
A dynamic new concert piece from popular composer Doris Gazda, Baboquivari is mysterious at first and then breaks into an exciting 6/8 groove that shifts into several different key areas to add to the excitement. Perfect for contest and festival performances.
Level: Grade 3 ½
Duration: 4:21
Key: E minor, D Major,
B minor
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Bazaar
George Sweet

Bazaar
Hold on tight, this is a tour de force for more advanced groups. With a slew of contemporary compositional elements including mixed-meter, extended harmonies, and angular rhythms, this piece contains a fullness that composer George Sweet’s works are known for. It’s challenging, but the musical rewards abound.
Level: Grade 4
Duration: 4:34
Key:
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Branding Iron!
James Meredith

Branding Iron!
Here’s a programmatic work from James Meredith, a new composer to the Carl Fischer String Orchestra Catalog. Depicting sounds from the life of an American cowboy, you can hear the rustling up of cattle, the hiss of the branding iron, and the sounds that have become synonymous with the great American West. Your audiences may even yell a few "Yee-haws" at the end of this one!
Level: Grade 3
Duration: 4:20
Key: D Major
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Canyonland Skies
Deborah Baker Monday

Canyonland Skies
Composer Deborah Baker Monday provides us with an exciting new composition that contains all of the grandeur of the American West. With wide open spaces, reminiscent of pieces from the Americana composers of the last century, this will be a perfect choice to highlight your group at contest and festival performances.
Level: Grade 3
Duration: 3:43
Key: D Major
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Funky, Funky, Funky
Matt Turner

Funky, Funky, Funky
Four on the floor funk tune for strings?! How cool is that! This piece grooves from start to finish containing true funk rhythms, challenging your students, but well worth the effort!
Level: Grade 3
Duration: 2:49
Key: A minor
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Keystone
Alan Lee Silva

Keystone
Keystone begins with driving rhythms that build in intensity to a luscious violin solo. After the beautiful solo is completed, a full ensemble section is presented. What makes Keystone special is how the piece intertwines the two ideas in an incredibly spectacular fashion. For more advanced groups with a strong concertmaster, this piece again proves why Alan Lee Silva is one of the top composers of string music today.
Level: Grade 3
Duration: 4:21
Key: A minor
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Phantom's Escape
Sean O'Loughlin

Phantom's Escape
This action packed piece has a definite cinematic quality to it, and a title to match! Popular composer Sean’O’Loughlin brings a wealth of musical sophistication to this contest/festival choice.
Level: Grade 3
Duration: 4:42
Key: A minor
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Raindrops
Yukiko Nishimura

Raindrops
Raindrops is an atmospheric composition that is fresh and unique. You will be able to hear the sound of rain as you journey through this exquisite piece. A challenging piece, but more than worth the effort for an advancing ensemble.
Level: Grade 3
Duration: 5:05
Key: B minor, D Major
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Swinging Door
Yukiko Nishimura

Swinging Door
Simply delightful, this piece features a light swing feel. A crowd-pleaser, there is plenty of opportunity for lush phrasing in this more advanced work.
Level: Grade 4
Duration: 2:06
Key: G minor
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We Three Kings
Traditional, arranged by Sean O'Loughlin

We Three Kings
Advanced ensembles don’t want to waste their time on simplistic holiday music, and now they don’t have to! This setting of the popular carol, We Three Kings, is highly stylized and musically sophisticated. A welcome addition to the repertoire lists of more advanced groups.
Level: Grade 3
Duration: 3:01
Key: A minor
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2014
Primer (Gr. ½) Beginning (Gr. 1) First Plus (Gr. 1.5) Young (Gr. 2 - 2.5) Concert (Gr. 3 and up)
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