The Nutcracker Suite

The Nutcracker Suite
A Mini-Musical based on Tchaikovsky's Famous Ballet

Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky / arr. with new lyrics by Sally K. Albrecht, recording orchestrated Alan Billingsley Choral Teacher's Handbook Grade: 2--6 Item: 00-27271
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Study a classic this holiday season! Multiple narrators (speaking in rhyming verse) tell the story of little Clara's dreamlike Christmas adventure to the Nutcracker's magical land. Whether performed in concert program style or with full staging, teachers will take "suite" delight in teaching Tchaikovsky's original music in simple vocal arrangements with clever, plot-progressing lyrics. A true holiday tradition brought to life to share with your students and audiences alike.
* Recommended for grades two through six.
* Performance time: approximately 20 minutes.
* Reproducible Student Pages and Staging Notes included.

Sample Pages


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Additional Information

Composed by: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Arranged by: Sally K. Albrecht, Alan Billingsley
Ensemble: Choir
Voicing: 2-Part
Version: Teacher's Handbook
Format: Book
Page Count: 52
Item Number: 00-27271
ISBN 10: 0-7390-4541-5
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-4541-1
UPC: 038081295312

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