A collection of holiday favorites with mix & match melody/harmony and instrumentation options. Interchangeable parts offer performance and practice variations within the different string sections and encourage musicians of varying ability to play together. The optional CD features original accompaniments with string ensemble and piano.
Sing We Noel
O Come, Little Children
Jolly Old St. Nicholas
Still, Still, Still
Silent Night Country Swing
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Title: Holiday Hits, Published by Stars and Strings Forever
A great collection over 90 Beatles tunes, including: All You Need Is Love * Eight Days a Week * Eleanor Rigby * A Hard Day's Night * Help! * Here Comes the Sun * Hey Jude * I Want to Hold Your Hand * In My Life * Let It Be * The Long and Winding Road * Revolution * Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band * Ticket to Ride * Twist and Shout * Yellow Submarine * Yesterday ... and more.
Title: The Best of the Beatles, Published by Hal Leonard
Explore the calendar with your students with this ensemble book of accessible, fun tunes for many of the major holidays. Exploring Ensembles contains 12 concert-appropriate Grade One Ensembles that feature music celebrating holidays from the U.S. and around the world, providing a wonderful collection of multi-cultural music for small ensemble or string orchestras. Contains music for Halloween; Thanksgiving; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; St. Patrick's Day; Cinco de Mayo; Fourth of July; Graduation March and more. A supplement to the String Explorer series.
Title: Exploring Ensembles: Holidays and Celebrations, Edited by Dabczynski/Meyer/Phillips, Published by Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.
A collection of patriotic songs which can be played by the entire string group or by individual soloists with optional CD accompaniment. Each song is correlated with a specific level in the Essential Elements series, Book 1 and 2. Includes: America, the Beautiful ; Anchors Aweigh ; Battle Hymn of the Republic ; The Caissons Go Rolling Along ; God Bless America ; Hymn to the Fallen ; Marine's Hymn ; My Country, 'Tis of Thee (America) ; The Patriot ; The Star Spangled Banner ; Stars and Stripes Forever ; This Is My Country ; Yankee Doodle.
Title: Patriotic Favorites, Edited by John Moss, Published by Hal Leonard
Based on A Rhythm a Day by Igor Hudadoff, first published in 1965. This series, which is a revision of A Rhythm a Day, can be used in private lessons as well as in classes. Sight-reading skill will improve, and rehearsal time can be more efficiently and effectively used. Students who use this book consistently throughout the middle school/junior high school years will be confident rhythm readers. A Rhythm a Week encourages teaching each unit over a week, with mastery by every student as the goal.