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Red River Valley

By Virginia Croft

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Red River Valley composed by Virginia Croft. For string orchestra. Carl Fischer Young String Orchestra Series. Grade 2-2.5. Study score (full score). Published by Carl Fischer (CF.YAS113F).

ISBN 9780825889554.

You will hear the clicking of horse hooves and the sounds of the old west in this setting of a standard American folk song. Virginia Croft draws from her experience as a longtime music educator to write pleasing arrangements of popular folk songs like this one. She has a knack for bringing out the true beauty of the song in an authentic way. All sections of the orchestra get a chance to shine in Red River Valley.

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/div