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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:

Lady Of The Lake - Score (Woolstenhulme) - SO374F / $7.00audio available for this titlesample available for this title

Although this programmatic work is set throughout in E minor, it contains three contrasting sections which visit 4/4, 3/4, and 6/8 time. The “lady of the lake” is the mysterious woman associated with the legend of King Arthur. In fact, she is the one who gives Arthur his famous sword, Excalibur. Woolstenhulme does an expert job of offering great learning tools in this piece, yet it is a superb concert and festival work. All in 1st position.

Duration: 3:45


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


Daybreak (Woodruff) - SO371C / $52.00audio available for this titlesample available for this title

Daybreak musically depicts the early morning, just prior to first light, evolving through the quiet first morning twilight into the majesty of dawn. The slow and peaceful opening builds to a grand and full moment, giving way to an Allegro section that features rhythmic motives and striking harmonies. A winner from the desk of Bud Woodruff!

Duration: 2:48


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


The Christmas Symphony: II. Andante - Score (Bishop) - SO377F / $7.00audio available for this titlesample available for this title

This is all about “Good King Wenceslas” meets Haydn’s “Surprise Symphony!” It has the innocent and familiar holiday theme, then the music lets loose with an array of festive and showstopping variations. Fun all the way!

Duration: 3:09

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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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