Piano - Intermediate; Late Intermediate
Composed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893). Arranged by Catherine Rollin. Duet or Duo; Masterworks; Piano Duet (1 Piano, 4 Hands). Form: Suite. Christmas; Masterwork Arrangement; Romantic; Winter. Book. 48 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.16919).
Item Number: AP.16919
A charming tale of a young girl and her beloved nutcracker . . . 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.