Trepak composed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893). Arranged by Carrie Lane Gruselle. Orchestra. Masterworks; String Orchestra. String Orchestra. Christmas; Masterwork Arrangement; Romantic; Winter. Grade 2. Conductor Score & Parts. 72 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.14006).
A great example of creating maximum effect with minimum means, this masterful arrangement by Carrie Lane Gruselle has all the fire and power of the original, while remaining very easy to play. Containing brief passages in 4th position for cellos and 2nd position for 1st violins, this adaptation of the exciting classic by Tchaikovsky is an excellent choice for programs at all times of the year. (Grade 2)