The Nutcracker (suite), Op.71a (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)

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Performances

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Sheet Music

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Editor First edition (early reprint)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.[1892]. Plate 17668
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1910). Plate Orch.B. 4027
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Danse russe: Trépak (No.2c)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1910). Plate Orch.B. 4027
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Marche (No.2a)

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General Information

Work Title The Nutcracker
Alternative. Title Щелкунчик
Composer Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.71a ; TH 35
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 movements
1. Ouverture miniature. Allegro giusto (B major, 182 bars)
2. Danses caractéristiques:
a) Marche. Tempo di marcia viva (G major, 88 bars)
b) Danse de la Fée-Dragée. Andante ma non troppo (E minor, 84 bars)
c) Danse russe. Trépak. Tempo di Trepak, molto vivace (G major, 84 bars)
d) Danse arabe. Allegretto (G minor, 102 bars)
e) Danse chinoise. Allegro moderato (B major, 32 bars)
f) Danse des mirlitons. Moderato assai (D major, 77 bars)
3. Valse des fleurs. Tempo di Valse (D major, 353 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1892
First Performance. 1892-03-19 — St. Petersburg, Russian Musical Society: Pyotr Tchaikovsky (conductor)
First Publication. 1892 — Moscow: P. Jurgenson
  • Full score, 119 pages. Plate 17668.
  • Parts.
Average DurationAvg. Duration 23 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B, A),
bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, 4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (A), 3 trombones,
tuba, timpani, triangle, cymbals, glockenspiel, tambourine,
celesta, harp, strings
Related Works Extracted from the complete ballet, Op.71.
External Links Tchaikovsky Research
Wikipedia article