The Nutcracker (Get to Know Classical Masterpieces). By Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893). Arranged by Hans-Gunter Heumann. For Piano (Piano). Schott. Softcover. 32 pages. Schott Music #ED9225. Published by Schott Music (HL.49008343).
ISBN 3795755085. 9x12 inches.
The series “Get to Know Classical Masterpieces” provides an introduction to well-known compositions in simple arrangements for piano by Hans-Günter Heumann. Complete with texts and colour illustrations throughout, these editions will appeal not only to both child and adult pianists, but to any music-lover who wishes to get to know these works better. Includes a biography of the composer Peter Ilyich Tschaikovsky, a history of the work, plot summary, and easy piano arrangements of: Overture • Welcoming the Guests • March • Uncle Drosselmeyer • Clara and the Nutcracker • Grandfather's Dance • Pas de deux for Clara and the Nutcracker Prince • Snowflake Waltz • Divertissement: a) Spanish Dance • b) Arabian Dance • c) Chinese Dance • d) Russian Dance (Trepak) • e) Dance of the Reed Pipes • f) Mother Gigogne • Waltz of the Flowers • Finale / Waltz.