List of Works

 

Top of the Charts

Standard: Primary to Middle School
Grade: 2.5
Key: D major
Duration: 1:53

Top of the Charts is a string composition heavily influenced by contemporary pop music as well as film music. While the piece contains a relatively simple chord progression, the unique harmonies and textures create a rewarding musical experience that will be enjoyed by young string students.Top of the Charts is scored for String Orchestra (optional Violin 3 and piano accompaniment).

The folio contains:
Parts for string orchestra (8-8-4-4-8-2)
Conductor's Score
Piano accompaniment (optional)

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Charlotte's Lullaby

Standard: Primary to Middle School
Grade: 2.5 - 3
Key: G major
Duration: 3:06

Charlotte's Lullaby is an elegant composition in 3/4 time. Inspiration was drawn from Bach's Cello Suite I and Delibes's Flower Duet. Students will gain teamwork and ensemble skills by keeping in time throughout the slow, legato sections. For the more advanced cellists, there is a challenging cello part in the middle of the piece. Charlotte's Lullaby is scored for String Orchestra (optional Violin 3 and piano accompaniment).

The folio contains:
Parts for string orchestra (8-8-4-4-8-2)
Conductor's Score
Piano accompaniment (optional)

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Polka Dot Tango

Standard: Primary to Middle School
Grade: 2.5
Key: G major
Duration: 2:32


Polka Dot Tango is a vibrant, cheeky piece with an exotic South American tinge. The syncopated rhythms of the bass and cello coupled with the unpredictable melodic contour of the violins and violas feature in this work that is textured and pleasing on the ears. Polka Dot Tango is scored for String Orchestra (optional Violin 3 and piano accompaniment).

The folio contains:
Parts for string orchestra (8-8-4-4-8-2)
Conductor's Score
Piano accompaniment (optional)

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Vivaldi on Broadway

Standard: Primary to Middle School
Grade: 2.5
Key: G major
Duration: 2:29

Composed in New York City, Vivaldi on Broadway comprises of groovy bass lines, syncopated melodies and hints at Antonio Vivaldi's Four Seasons. Vivaldi on Broadway is scored for String Orchestra (optional Violin 3 and piano accompaniment).

The folio contains:
Parts for string orchestra (8-8-4-4-8-2)
Conductor's Score
Piano accompaniment (optional)

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Listen to the score MP3 (3.6mb) »


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