Russian Dance (from The Nutcracker Suite) composed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893). Arranged by Jeff Funk. Choir Secular. SATB choir. Choral Octavo; Masterworks. Choral Designs. Christmas; Masterwork Arrangement; Novelty; Romantic; Secular; Winter. Choral Octavo. 12 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.27093).
Sung entirely on "fa-la-la" and "plum," this novelty piece successfully transforms Tchaikovsky's orchestration into a light and lively a cappella choral. A jovial choice for holiday performances, Jeff Funk's arrangement dances along from its recognizable opening flourish to the accelerating, jolly end. Guaranteed to make you smile!
About Alfred Choral Designs
The Alfred Choral Designs Series provides student and adult choirs with a variety of secular choral music that is useful, practical, educationally appropriate, and a pleasure to sing. To that end, the Choral Designs series features original works, folk song settings, spiritual arrangements, choral masterworks, and holiday selections suitable for use in concerts, festivals, and contests.