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Welcome to mymusicscores.com, the home of digital string music. Here you can access several hundred string music scores starting at the very low cost of £9.99 for a six months subscription. This site aims to help you spend less time arranging and looking for string music and more time teaching and making music happen.

New scores are added every month and you can even request a score if it's not available. Have a browse through the catalogue and see what scores we have... If you have any questions please do get in touch.

Below you will find our latest additions.

Mozart Country Dance K.535 for string orchestra

Mozart Country Dance K.535 for string orchestra

Here is an arrangement based around Mozart's Country Dance K.535. Great fun for a young string orchestra.  I have to say, I think that this is a very cheeky piece.

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Mozart Contredanse en Rondeau K.213 for String Orchestra

An arrangement of the last movement of Mozart's Divertimento No.8 K.213.  Mozart composed five divertimenti for 2 Oboes, 2 Horns in F, 2 Bassoons between 1775 and 1777.  They had been composed to accompany meals of Prince Archbishop of Salzburg in his castle at Mirabell.

This arrangement captures the style of the piece while making it accessible to young string players.

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Cui Berceuse for Violin and Piano

This Berceuse is the eight of twelve miniatures Op. 20 by the Russian composer Cui. These piano pieces have been arranged for many different instruments.  Cui himself orchestrated six of them, including the Berceuse in 1882.  Here is a beautiful arrangement for violin and piano.

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How do you communicate with your pupils through the week?

How do you communicate with your pupils through the week?

I've just had the pleasure of taking over a very good violin pupil the other day. She is 13 years old, very bright and in to tech.

I try to get pupils to record their practice and email it to me once a week so I can have a look at what they are up to. It’s not really a check-up but a way of helping them to keep a “playing journal”.

Using their phones they will have to send me a small clip of a scale, a bowing exercise, a phrase or a complete performance. Having spoken to my pupils, (most of them) like the fact that I’m interested to see that they are working during the week and that I take the time to reply – just a short sentence with a pointer or two. It’s not too time-consuming.

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Dvorak Larghetto

Dvorak wrote his Sonatina in G major, Opus 100 in November 1893, completing it on 3rd December. It was intended for his own children, Ottilie and Antonin, which is why it is very playable. The G minor second movement, known to many as Indian Lament uses a theme that had come to the composer as he visited the Minnehaha Falls.

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Buxtehude Ciacona in E Minor

Buxtehude composed three ostinato works: the ciaconas in C minor (BuxWV 159) and E minor (BuxWV 160) and the passacaglia in D minor (BuxWV 161). Johann Sebastian Bach's older brother Johann Christoph preserved all three of these works in a single manuscript, known as the "Andreas Bach Buch," Originating in in Spain at the beginning of the seventeenth century, both the ciacons and passacaglia’s soon appeared in a wide variety of Italian instrumental and vocal music. I've not bowed this edition as I felt that most people would do something different! I always find a clear score better to mark…

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Offenbach Galop

Offenbach Galop

The famous Galop from Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld always goes down well in a concert. This version simplifies the end of the overture while still managing to keep the sparkle of the original. I've left the percussion parts in but it could be performed without them.

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Mozart Overture The Abduction from the Seraglio

Mozart Overture The Abduction from the Seraglio

The opera The Abduction from the Seraglio was a huge success from it's very first performance. The first two performances in fact brought in the large sum of 1200 florins. This arrangement just uses the last section of the overture. The added percussion parts gives the piece its Turkish flavour. 

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Beethoven Ode to Joy

Beethoven Ode to Joy

An arrangement of Beethoven's famous Ode to Joy from his Symphony No.9 Op.125.  I've tried to use as much of the original orchestration as possible in this arrangements.  The bowings have been kept too but I think I would be tempted to change them to give younger plays more bow!

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Bohm Landler

Bohm Landler

This piece by Bohm is the eight piece in a set of twelve entitled Landler.  The set of twelve pieces are called Albumblatter  and are belived to have been published in 1891.

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