Grade 3-3.5 - Expert Strings (ES) Orchestra Series

Music within the Grade 3-3.5 orchestra series is playable by high school students and groups, and uses C, G, D, A, F, Bb, Eb, & relative minors. All tempo markings are included, and the music 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 3:00-7:00. Bowings are all previous bowings and introduces spiccato and four-note slurs. All parts are independent, and percussion / piano is optional. Considerations include fingerings and shifts are indicated when helpful.