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Tchaikovsky, Piotr Ilitch Piotr Ilitch Tchaikovsky
Russia Russia
(1840 - 1893)
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› 2 pianos 4 hands (duet) (1) Original
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› Winds & String Orchestra (8)
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› Woodwind quintet : Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Horn, Bassoon (4)

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Tchaikovsky, Piotr Ilitch: "Trepak" from the Nutcracker Suite for Small Orchestra

"Trepak" from the Nutcracker Suite for Small Orchestra
Opus 71a Mvt. 4
Piotr Ilitch Tchaikovsky




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Composer :Piotr Ilitch TchaikovskyTchaikovsky, Piotr Ilitch (1840 - 1893)
Instrumentation :

Winds & String Orchestra

  7 other versions
Style :

Classical

Arranger :
Publisher :
Piotr Ilitch TchaikovskyMagatagan, Mike (1960 - )
Date :1892
Copyright :Copyright © Mike Magatagan
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893) was a Russian composer who lived in the Romantic period. He is one of the most popular of all Russian composers. He wrote melodies which were usually dramatic and emotional. He learned a lot from studying the music of Western Europe, but his music also sounds very Russian. His compositions include 11 operas, 3 ballets, orchestral music, chamber music and over 100 songs. His famous ballets (Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty) have some of the best known tunes in all of romantic music.

Tchaikovsky's ballet of the Nutcracker is based on Alexandre Dumas' translation of the original tale by E.T.A. Hoffman. Act One tells a story of how little Clara aids her magical Christmas gift (a nutcracker in the form of a soldier) defeat an army of mice. As a reward, in Act Two, he takes her to his magic kingdom and introduces her to a variety of subjects in a colorful stream of character dances. Tchaikovsky was initially displeased with the scenario for the ballet, which would be his last, because it lacked real drama. However, he reconciled himself to it and completed the Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a, which was popular from its first performance, before going on to complete the entire ballet. Those seven dances -- including the familiar Spanish (Chocolate), Arab (Coffee), Chinese (Tea), and Russian dances -- and the overture are essentially the same as they appeared in the final, full ballet. To these he added interludes and scenes, with music and orchestrations that are just as delightful. His supply of lovely themes is endless, and he constantly provides brilliant orchestration. Unique features of his instrumentation include the Overture, which is entirely without cellos and double basses; the "Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy," which was inspired by the new celesta, an instrument Tchaikovsky encountered in Paris while working on the score; and the "Waltz of the Snowflakes," which uses a children's chorus. He also used toy instruments, perfectly in keeping with a story for children. The ballet was not as successful as his other stage works when it first appeared, however, now the traditional Christmas ballet is so popular that its annual performance keeps many a ballet company afloat. If all you know of this ballet is the famous suite, by all means hear the entire work..

Source: Wikipedia (https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyotr_Ilyich_Tchaiko vsky).

Although originally created for Orchestra, I created this Transcription of the "Trepak" from the Nutcracker Suite (Opus 71a Mvt. 4) for Small Orchestra (Flutes, Oboes, Bb Clarinets, English Horns, Bassoons, Bb Trumpets, French Horns, Trombones, Euphoniums, Tubas, Timpani, Violins, Violas, Cellos & Bass).
Source / Web :MuseScore
Sheet central :Casse-noisette (suite du Ballet) (52 sheet music)
Added by magataganm the 2017-12-07


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This sheet music is part of the collection of magataganm :
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