The Nutcracker Suite for Two by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893). Arranged by Catherine Rollin. For Piano. Duet or Duo; Masterworks; Piano Duet (1 Piano, 4 Hands). Form: Suite. Christmas; Masterwork Arrangement; Romantic; Winter. Intermediate; Late Intermediate. Book. 48 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.16919).
ISBN 0739015036. Christmas; Masterwork Arrangement; Romantic; Winter.
A charming tale of a young girl and her beloved nutcrackerâ€¦what better way to celebrate the holiday season than with a piano duet collaboration of great accessible arrangements from The Nutcracker Ballet. Ideal for intermediate to late intermediate pianists, these enjoyable duets are as true to Tchaikovsky's orchestral score as possible, giving each pianist an equally important part wherever feasible. From the first notes of the lively Miniature Overture to the climactic close of Waltz of the Flowers, duet partners and their audiences will enjoy the colorful images conjured by this enduring masterpiece.