Grade 1-1.5 - Premiere Strings (PS) Orchestra Series

Music within the Grade 1-1.5 orchestra series is playable by elementary students or groups, and only uses C, G, D, and relative minors. The tempo ranges from andante, moderato, and allegro and has time signatures of 2/4, ¾, and 4/4. Rhythms are whole, half, quarter, and eighths dotted quarter in 1.5, and the time range is up to 2:00. Bowings are natural bowings detache, pizzicato staccato, and legato marcato open string double-stops. Cello and Bass double in grade in 1 and percussion / piano is optional. Fingerings are indicated when helpful.