MyMusicScores.com

MyMusicScores.com

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.

Wood Full Speed for String Orchestra

Wood Full Speed for String Orchestra

Full Speed for String Orchestra needs to be played in a very dirty way.  Nothing in it is pretty. Think Metallica rather than Mendelssohn.  On paper this piece looks harder than it is, all the triplet rhythms kind of look a little messy on the page but once pupils are passed that  it's actually an easy piece... 

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Below is an MP3 file from sibelius.  Not the best sound in the world but it gives you an idea!

 

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Wood Ballade for String Orchestra

Wood Ballade for String Orchestra

There is no reason behind this little ballade for string orchestra!  I was just doodling, well time wasting to be honest and a couple of hours later this piece was finished.  It did it's job perfectly - it stopped me doing something I should of done.  Maybe I should have called it "Procrastination"! Hope you enjoy.

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Below is an MP3 file from sibelius.  Not the best sound in the world but it gives you an idea!

 

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Wood "Can't Wait" for String Orchestra

Wood "Can't Wait" for String Orchestra

This piece was composed as a small, short, fun encore piece.  It has a driving rhythm all the way through it by the cellos and basses.  The tune is divided up between all of the violins and violas and it does require some third position work.  We had great fun putting this piece together and I hope you will too...

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Below is an MP3 file from sibelius.  Not the best sound in the world but it gives you an idea!

Artist Name - Wood-Cant-Wait.mp3

 

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Dvorak Cavatina Op.75 for String Orchestra

Here is the first movement of Dvorak's 4 Romantic Pieces arranged for String Orchestra.  Originally this pieces was composed in 1887 for 2 violins and viola though, it wasn't published until 1945 under the title "4 Bagatelles".  The first movement entitled "Cavatina" shows Dvorak in a lyrical song writing mood.

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Mollenhauer The Boy Paganini for Violin and Piano

Mollenhauer had the pleasure of having both Ernst and Spohr as a violin teacher.  He moved to the London and the on to The US where he was a frequent soloist with the New York Philharmonic. 

He composed two violin concertos, 3 symphonies a couple of quartets and several works for violin and piano.

The Boy Paganini is a great piece for the intermediate violinist and always goes down well at concerts.

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Haydn Minuett for Violin and Piano

Haydn wrote his Symphony No. 94 "Surprise" in 1791 in London for the first of his visits to London. The premiere took place at the Hanover Square Rooms in London on March 23, 1792, with Haydn leading the orchestra seated at a fortepiano.

Haydn's music contains many jokes, and the Surprise Symphony includes probably the most famous of all: a sudden fortissimo chord at the end of an otherwise piano opening theme in the variation-form second movement. The music then returns to its original quiet dynamic, as if nothing had happened, and the ensuing variations do not repeat the joke.

This minuet and trio, is pretty quick and marks the historical shift away from the old minuet (at a slower, i.e. danceable, tempo) toward the scherzo; by the time of his last quartets Haydn had started to mark his minuets presto.

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Wieniawski Gigue Op.23 for Violin and String Orchestra

Henryk Wieniawski was considered a violinist of great ability and wrote some very important works in the violin repertoire, including two technically demanding violin concertos. His L'École moderne: 10 Études-caprices is a very well known work for aspiring violinists. His Scherzo-Tarantelle, Op.16 and Légende, Op.17 are also frequently performed works. He also wrote two popular mazurkas for solo violin and piano accompaniment (the second one, Obertas, in G major), using techniques such as left-hand pizzicato, harmonics, large leaps, and many double stops.

The Gigue in E minor Op. 23 is the first of a set of three pieces - the other two being Chanson polonaise sans paroles and Rêverie-nocturne.  These three pieces where published in 1880 after Wieniawski died.

Here is a version of the Gigue for Violin and String Orchestra.

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