Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy composed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893). Arranged by Robert Longfield. For string orchestra. StringMasters. Grade 2. Score and set of parts. Published by LudwigMasters Publications (LG.50250013).
Every holiday concert needs music from Tchaikovsky's immortal ballet, The Nutcracker. Robert Longfield's masterful transcription brings Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy into the range of grade 2 string orchestras. The celesta part has been made more "user friendly," having been scored for piano but can be played on celesta if one is available. The March and Waltz of the Flowers have also been adapted for use by your string orchestra.