(In a simple arrangement for piano)
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky/arr. Heumann
- Schott Music Distribution
Beautifully illustrated, annotated and arranged, this piano picture book includes a short biography of Peter I. Tchaikovsky, a short history of the work The Nutcracker, a description of the plot to Acts 1 and 2, and moderate-level arrangements of each movement: Overture; Welcoming the Guests; March; Uncle Drosselmeyer; Clara and the Nutcracker; Grandfather's Dance; Pas de deux for Clara and the Nutcracker Prince; Snowflake Waltz; Divertissement (Spanish Dance; Arabian Dance; Chinese Dance; Russian Dance-Trepak; Dance of the Reed Pipes and Mother Gigogne); Waltz of the Flowers and the Finale-Waltz. The colorful artwork found throughout the book is thrilling. Drawings by Brigitte Smith.