The Nutcracker Suite (Clarinet Quartet) composed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893). Arranged by Mark A. Craig. For clarinet quartet (3 B-flat clarinets, bass clarinet). Overture Miniature; Arabian Dance; Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies; Trepak; Waltz of the Flowers. Christmas, Hanukah. Grade 3-4. Duration 15:30. Published by Alry Publications (AY.CQ-2).
Five movements from the Nutcracker masterfully arranged for clarinet quartet by Mark A. Craig for his clarinet quartet in the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, California. Each part is a challenge unto itself, but well worth the effort and sure to be a hit at any holiday concert!