The Nutcracker: Complete Ballet in Full Score (Dover Orchestral Score)

Overview

Tchaikovsky's enchanting Christmas fairy tale is his most popular work and, along with Swan Lake, the world's most frequently performed ballet. The work is a masterpiece of orchestration (including the historic first use of the celesta, in Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy) and is essential study for students of orchestral combinations and effects. Musicians will rejoice that previously difficult-to-find favorites like Waltz of the Snowflakes and Spanish Dance (Chocolate) are now available, along with the rest of ...
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Overview

Tchaikovsky's enchanting Christmas fairy tale is his most popular work and, along with Swan Lake, the world's most frequently performed ballet. The work is a masterpiece of orchestration (including the historic first use of the celesta, in Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy) and is essential study for students of orchestral combinations and effects. Musicians will rejoice that previously difficult-to-find favorites like Waltz of the Snowflakes and Spanish Dance (Chocolate) are now available, along with the rest of this beloved score, in an affordable, single-volume edition.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486438368
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 9/16/2004
  • Series: Dover Music Scores Series
  • Edition description: Bound Music
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 9.02 (w) x 11.94 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Table of Contents

Overture 3
Act I
Tableau I
No. 1 Scene (Decoration and Lighting of the Christmas Tree) 24
No. 2 March 48
No. 3 Galop of the Children and Entrance of the Parents 72
No. 4 Dance Scene 90
No. 5 Scene and Dance (Grossvater) 115
No. 6 Scene 138
No. 7 Scene 170
Tableau II
No. 8 Scene 197
No. 9 Waltz of the Snowflakes 218
Act II
No. 10 Scene 268
No. 11 Scene 294
No. 12 Divertissement
a) Chocolate (Spanish Dance) 322
b) Coffee (Arabian Dance) 331
c) Tea (Chinese Dance) 337
d) Trepak (Russian Dance) 343
e) Dance of the Mirlitons 353
f) Mother Gigogne and the Clowns 362
No. 13 Waltz of the Flowers 385
No. 14 Pas de Deux 418
Variation I (Tarantella) 446
Variation II (Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy) 451
Coda 462
No. 15 Waltz Finale 475
Apotheosis 502
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