Grade 2-2.5 - Stellar Strings (SS) Orchestra Series

Music within the Grade 2-2.5 orchestra series is playable by middle school students and groups, and uses C, G, D, A, F, Bb & relative minors. The tempo ranges from andante, moderato, allegro, adagio, and vivace and has time signatures of 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, and simple cut time 6/8. Rhythms are all previous rhythms plus sixteenths, triplets, and syncopation, and the time range is between 2:00-4:00. Bowings are detache, pizzicato staccato, and legato marcato open string double-stops. All parts are independent, and percussion / piano is optional. Considerations include fingerings and shifts are indicated when helpful.