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Cruising the Caribbean

By Carrie Lane Gruselle

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String orchestra - Grade 2.5
Arranged by Carrie Lane Gruselle. Orchestra. FJH Developing Strings. Full set (score and parts). Score only also available: ST6079S. Score and set of parts. Duration 2 minutes, 30 seconds. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.ST6079).

Item Number: FJ.ST6079

The traditional tunes Banana Boat Song and Tingalayo explore not only syncopation and hooked bowings, but students also get to play the role of auxiliary percussion! Tapping, col legno, and stomping all combine to fill your audience's imagination with warm breezes and gently rolling waves, while being immersed in the calypso style. Written by a string educator, this will work well with any developing ensemble! (2:30).

About FJH Developing Strings

Slightly more advanced than Beginning Strings, this series begins to involve more position work and a slightly more complex rhythmic figures. Rehearsal piano is often provided. Ideal for middle school and smaller high school programs. Grade 2 - 2.5