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FJH Developing Strings

(Grade 2 - 2.5) Slightly more advanced than Beginning Strings, this series begins to involve more position work and a slightly more complex rhythmic figures. Rehearsal piano is often provided. Ideal for middle school and smaller high school programs.

Title Composer Arranger Grade Item New!
Touch of Ireland, A Del Borgo, Elliot 2.5 ST6004
Play Fiddler, Play Simon, Robert L. 2.5 ST6010
Folk Song (Gum Tree Canoe) Simon, Robert L. 2 ST6011
Prelude in E Minor Chopin, Frédéric Longfield, Robert 2 ST6016
Star-Spangled Banner, The Smith, John Stafford Caputo, Charles “Bud" 2 ST6020
Caribbean Carol Bulla, Stephen 2.5 ST6021
Jericho Journey Bulla, Stephen 2 ST6022
Fugue No. 5 in D Major Bach, Johann Sebastian Longfield, Robert 2.5 ST6023
Plaisir d’amour Martini, Giovanni Longfield, Robert 2.5 ST6024
Medieval Scenes Bernofsky, Lauren 2 ST6025
Dragon Dances Newbold, Soon Hee 2 ST6032
Spirit of the American West Newbold, Soon Hee 2 ST6033
Concerto in D Major (First Movement) Telemann, Georg Philipp McCashin, Robert D. 2 ST6042
Creepy Crawl, The Shaffer / Barrera 2 ST6043
Concertino in G Del Borgo, Elliot 2 ST6044
Li'l Liza Jane Bulla, Stephen 2.5 ST6046
Capital Ship, A Carryl, Charles E. Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2 ST6048
World Lullabies from A to Zzzzz… Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2 ST6051
Goblin Feast Sharp, Keith 2 ST6057
Ships of Ireland Newbold, Soon Hee 2 ST6060
Dumfries Place Scottish Traditional McCashin, Robert D. 2.5 ST6062
Carillon from L'arlesienne Suite No. 1 Bizet, Georges McCashin, Robert D. 2.5 ST6063
Jericho Spiritual Shaffer, David 2.5 ST6065
Ho Ho Hoedown Shaffer, David 2 ST6069
Momentum Longfield, Robert 2 ST6070
Le froid de l'hiver (The Cold of the Winter) Newbold, Soon Hee 2 ST6072
Deep River African-American Spiritual Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2.5 ST6074
Bushwhacker Stomp Sharp, Keith 2 ST6075
Skaters' Waltz, The Waldteufel, Émile Longfield, Robert 2.5 ST6077
Cruising the Caribbean Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2.5 ST6079
King’s Fiddlers, The Sharp, Keith 2 ST6081
Prelude to Te Deum Charpentier, Marc-Antoine McCashin, Robert D. 2.5 ST6083
Gypsy Tale, A Newbold, Soon Hee 2 ST6087
Swing There, Done That Norgaard, Martin 2.5 ST6093
Themes from The Nutcracker Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2.5 ST6098
Wabash Cannonball, The Traditional Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2 ST6104
Over the Waves (Sobre las Olas) Rosas, Juventino Longfield, Robert 2.5 ST6106
Song of the Sea Mariner Newbold, Soon Hee 2.5 ST6112
Mythos Newbold, Soon Hee Newbold, Soon Hee 2.5 ST6114
Fiddle Fever Sharp, Keith 2.5 ST6115
Variations on an Irish Tune Balmages, Brian 2 ST6116
Medieval Wars (Prelude, Tournament, and Ceremony) Balmages, Brian 2 ST6122
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (A Little Night Music) Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2.5 ST6123
Ding Dong! Merrily on High Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2.5 ST6128
Danse Russe (Trepak from The Nutcracker) Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich McCashin, Robert D. 2 ST6129
Dance Mysterioso Shaffer, David 2.5 ST6132
Dance of the Samodivi (Woodland Fairies) Newbold, Soon Hee 2 ST6136
Fiddle O'Finnigan Sharp, Keith 2 ST6139
Creatures Balmages, Brian 2 ST6144
Soldier's Hymn, A Newbold, Soon Hee 2.5 ST6146
Three Groovy Grizzlies, The Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2.5 ST6152
Danza Latina (for Solo Viola or Violin and Orchestra) Balmages, Brian 2 – 4 ST6156
Riders in the Night (Life of a Cowboy) Newbold, Soon Hee 2 ST6159
Blue Danube, The Strauss, Johann Jr. McCashin, Robert D. 2.5 ST6162
Spartacus Balmages, Brian 2.5 ST6163
Night Before Christmas, The (for Narration, String Orchestra, and Percussion) Moore, Clement Clarke Swearingen, James 2 ST6166
Boots and Saddle Sharp, Keith 2 ST6167
Ukrainian Bell Carol Leontovych, Mykola Dmytrovych Morales, Erik 2 ST6169
March of the Mouse Battalion Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2.5 ST6176
Wood Splitter Fanfare Balmages, Brian 2.5 ST6177
Little Suite for Strings Gurlitt, Cornelius McCashin, Robert D. 2.5 ST6181
Rhythmic Snapshots of Christmas Balmages, Brian 2.5 ST6185
Mariachi! O'Neill, John 2.5 ST6186
Bran Castle Owens, William 2 ST6191
1812 Overture Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2 ST6193
Sleepers Wake (Chorale Prelude from Cantata 140) Bach, Johann Sebastian Newbold, Soon Hee 2 ST6198
Haunted Carousel, The Newbold, Soon Hee 2.5 ST6199
Gymnopédie No. 1 Satie, Erik McCashin, Robert D. 2.5 ST6203
Soon I Will Be Done African-American Spiritual Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2 ST6209
Dance of the Reed Flutes (from The Nutcracker) Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2.5 ST6210
Minuetto from Symphony No. 35 "Haffner" Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus McCashin, Robert D. 2.5 ST6216
Phantom Train Owens, William 2 ST6219
Rhythms of Africa Newbold, Soon Hee 2.5 ST6225
Slane (Be Thou My Vision) Newbold, Soon Hee 2 ST6226
Galop! Balmages, Brian 2 ST6227
Hunting the Wild Beast Balmages, Brian 2.5 ST6228
Fantasy on "Oh Chanukah" Bernofsky, Lauren 2 ST6238
Rimpianto Lipton, Bob 2.5 ST6240
Rondo from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2.5 ST6243
Rocket Out! Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2 ST6245
Two Scenes from Kinderstucke McCashin, Robert D. 2.5 ST6246
Carpathia Owens, William 2.5 ST6247
Irish Faire Newbold, Soon Hee 2 ST6252
Country Hoedown Newbold, Soon Hee 2 ST6253
March of the Shadows Balmages, Brian 2 ST6257
Frontier Phantoms Monday, Deborah Baker 2 ST6262
Allegro con brio from Symphony No. 5 Beethoven, Ludwig van O'Neill, John 2.5 ST6276
Suite from the Magic Flute McCashin, Robert D. 2.5 ST6282
We Wish You a Klezmer Christmas Bernofsky, Lauren 2.5 ST6286
Turbulence Owens, William 2 ST6287
Courtly Dance (from The Danserye) Lipton, Bob 2 ST6288
Calypso Sea Newbold, Soon Hee 2.5 ST6289
Fan Dance Newbold, Soon Hee 2 ST6290
Lumber Camp Song, The Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2.5 ST6292
Keeper Did A-Hunting Go, The Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2 ST6295
Afterburn Balmages, Brian 2.5 ST6296
Calypso Coupe Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2 ST6304
Father Grumble Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2.5 ST6306
Catalonian Song Lipton, Bob 2 ST6309
In Paradisum Fauré, Gabriel Lipton, Bob 2.5 – 3 ST6310
Suite for Strings Charpentier, Marc-Antoine McCashin, Robert D. 2.5 ST6321
Afterthoughts Balmages, Brian 2 ST6322
Lyric Pieces Grieg, Edvard McCashin, Robert D. 2.5 ST6324
Rest Ye Merry, Rock Ye Very Balmages, Brian 2.5 ST6325
Postcard from Mars Bernofsky, Lauren 2.5 ST6329
Bird, The Haydn, Franz Joseph Moreno, Matthew 2.5 ST6331
"D" Jam Blues Owens, William 2.5 ST6332
Three Susato Dances Susato, Tielman Owens, William 2 ST6333
Little Turtle Dove Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2 ST6335
Viking Newbold, Soon Hee 2 ST6342
Pavane and Lesquercarde Delibes, Léo McCashin, Robert D. 2.5 ST6344
Streets of Shilin Owens, William 2 ST6354
Dance of the Tumblers Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai Lipton, Bob 2.5 ST6355
Toreador Bizet, Georges Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2.5 ST6358
Sweet Petite Winter Suite Balmages, Brian 2 ST6359
Hopak! Owens, William 2.5 ST6361
Electric Sinfonia Bernofsky, Lauren 2.5 ST6362
Perpetual Fiddle Motion Balmages, Brian 2.5 ST6365
It Is Well with My Soul Bliss, Philip Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2 ST6376
Two Italian Dances Pasquini, Bernardo Monday, Deborah Baker 2 ST6377
What the Angels Tell Me Mahler, Gustav Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2 ST6379
Rustic Dance Thomas, Chris 2.5 ST6381
Forever Joyful! Balmages, Brian 2.5 ST6384
Lullaby to the Moon Balmages, Brian 2 ST6386
Yuletide Rejoicing Owens, William 2 ST6388
Bell Carol Rock Leontovych, Mykola Dmytrovych Fraley, Ryan 2.5 ST6390
Little Mischief Music, A Thomas, Chris 2.5 ST6395
Fire in the Bow Balmages, Brian 2 ST6402
Swashbucklers Saga Thomas, Chris 2.5 ST6404
Simple Gifts Brackett, Joseph Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2 ST6407
Nordic Lullaby, A Grieg, Edvard La Plante, Pierre 2.5 ST6409
String Players' Union Fagan, Gary 2.5 ST6419
Gagliarda Respighi, Ottorino Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2.5 ST6425
Masquerade Waltz Thomas, Chris 2 ST6430
Wild West Hoedown Thomas, Chris 2.5 ST6431
Rock The Halls! Griesinger, Kathryn 2 ST6432
Intrada Balmages, Brian 2 ST6434
Stomp It! Griesinger, Kathryn 2 ST6438
Arre Borriquito Spanish Folk Song Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2 ST6445
Dueling French Dances Gervais, Claude Monday, Deborah Baker 2 ST6453
Electric Sinfonia Bernofsky, Lauren 0.5 – 2.5 ST6454
Rise of the Olympians Balmages, Brian 2.5 ST6455
Riverside Celebration, A Balmages, Brian 2.5 – 3 ST6457
Midwinter Fantasy, A Holst, Gustav Denney, Morgan 2 ST6459
If Thou Be Near Stölzel, Gottfried Heinrich Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2.5 ST6464
Get Reeling Oostenbroek, Neridah 2.5 ST6472
Finale (from Symphony No. 12) Haydn, Franz Joseph Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2.5 ST6476
East My (Rosin) Dust Balmages, Brian 2.5 – 3 ST6477
Ukrainian Dance Mussorgsky, Modest Monday, Deborah Baker 2 ST6482
Water of Tyne, The English Folk Songs Denney, Morgan 2.5 ST6483
Land of Dragons Thomas, Chris 2.5 ST6485
Serenity Tippette, Bruce W. 2 ST6489
Magical Night Sky Avilés, César 2.5 ST6495
Album for the Young Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich McCashin, Robert D. 2.5 ST6496
Pirate’s Plunder, A Oostenbroek, Neridah 2 ST6499
Dances from Terpsichore Praetorius, Michael Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2.5 ST6502
Calm and Bright (Silent Night) Gruber, Franz Xaver LaBrie, Katie O’Hara 2.5 ST6504
Deliberate Diversions Balmages, Brian 2.5 ST6505
Glimpse of Winter, A Grant, Tyler S. 2.5 ST6509
Medieval Carol, A (Personet Hodie) Denney, Morgan 2 ST6511
Voyager Newbold, Soon Hee 2.5 ST6515
Allegro presto from Symphony No. 2 Bologne de Saint-George, Joseph Monday, Deborah Baker 2.5 – 3 ST6524
Suite in D Major (from Sonata a Quattro - WoO 4) Corelli, Arcangelo McCashin, Robert D. 2.5 – 3 ST6525
Christmas Day, Christmas Night (I Saw Three Ships • Sussex Carol) Traditional Gruselle, Carrie Lane 2.5 ST6528
(You Are) Amazing Balmages, Brian 2.5 – 3 ST6529