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Japanese Hoedown

By Larry Clark

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String orchestra - Grade 2-2.5
Composed by Larry Clark. Carl Fischer Young String Orchestra Series. Score and parts. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.YAS112).

Item Number: CF.YAS112

ISBN 9780825889356.

Combining elements of Japanese folk music with music of the American hoedown results in a party! The main tune is pentatonic, but the background parts are pure hoedown. Japanese Hoedown sounds cool and different, but familiar at the same time. There is even an open section for improvisation that can be played using a D pentatonic scale, and an example solo is provided as well.

About Carl Fischer Young String Orchestra Series

This series of Grade 2/Grade 2.5 pieces is designed for second and third year ensembles. The pieces in this series are characterized by:ulliOccasionally extending to third position/liliKeys carefully considered for appropriate difficulty/liliAddition of separate 2nd violin and viola parts/liliViola T.C. part included/liliIncrease in independence of parts over beginning levels/li/ul/p

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