Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912) was one of the leading black composers from England during his time. His most famous work is "The Song of Hiawatha." He wrote 24 Negro Melodies, Op. 59 for piano solo. This movement, "Bamboula" is the first one to be arranged for string orchestra. "Bamboula" was a lively syncopated dance the first appeared in the US in New Orleans. Your students will love the lively rhythms and harmonies of this arrangement which is Grade 3.5 level. Approximate length is 2 1/2 minutes

Bamboula from 24 Negro Melodies

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    Sheila Santa, Professional Violinist

    Columbus and Lima, Ohio

    Thank you. It is a lovely arrangement!

    Cathy Stevens, Director

    Panama City Youth Orchestra, Florida

    LOVE your product! It's going to be a huge help in programming for our mixed level group. 

    Marcella Trentacosti, Youth Concert Orchestra Conductor

    Fort Wayne, Indiana

    "The arrangements by Steven Kruse are wonderful! I love how the arrangements include all levels! My beginners really enjoyed being part of the string orchestra!"

    Alicia Tremmel, Director of Orchestras

    Mansfield Public Schools, Mansfield, Ohio

    "Absolutely LOVE IT! It will be so perfect. I will have all my students 3-12 play it. I am so excited to get started on it. It will be perfect and I think I will make it the finale for the concert. Thank you so much!"

    Mark Mutter, Executive Director, Suzuki Royal Oak

    Royal Oak, Michigan

    "Thank you so much for all of this music.

    The arrangement looks awesome I can’t wait to start it next week."


    Toledo Symphony School of Music

    Toledo, Ohio

    "Thank you Dr. Kruse for your wonderful arrangements!"

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