Stumbling Strings (revised, with added Violin 3 part doubling Viola)

Composer
Year of composition
2002
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Other
Instrumentation
String orchestra
Instrumental parts
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Stumbling Strings is another concert piece for young string orchestras to perform. The 2-2-2-3 feel in 9/8 has proved taxing for children to play but with some practice (!!) and perseverance they soon master it. Good Luck!

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