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Themes from The Nutcracker

By Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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String orchestra - Grade 2.5
Composed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893). Arranged by Carrie Lane Gruselle. Orchestra. FJH Developing Strings. Full set (score and parts). Score only also available: ST6098S. Christmas. Score and set of parts. Duration 2 minutes, 45 seconds. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.ST6098).

Item Number: FJ.ST6098


Four melodies from Tchaikovsky's timeless ballet The Nutcracker are set for young string players in this arrangement of March, Waltz of the Flowers, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, and Russian Dance. These familiar tunes are set entirely in first position so students can concentrate on tone, intonation, accidentals, bow strokes, and style.

About FJH Developing Strings

Slightly more advanced than Beginning Strings, this series begins to involve more position work and a slightly more complex rhythmic figures. Rehearsal piano is often provided. Ideal for middle school and smaller high school programs. Grade 2 - 2.5