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Composer(s): Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky (07 May 1840 - 06 Nov 1893)
Work identifier: M37
Real Name: Shchelkunchik
Display Name: The Nutcracker
Work/Opus: Op. 71
Composed: c. 1892
First Performed: 18 Dec 1892
Genre: Stage + Screen
Genre Type: Ballet
Period: Romantic
Instrumentation: Symphony Orchestra
Librettist(s): M. Petipa
Performance Timing (guide): 4'32'' (approx.)
Mvt. 1Overture  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 2The Decoration of the Christmas Tree  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 3March  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 4Children's Galop and Enty of the Parents  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 5Arrival of Drosselmeyer  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 6Grandfather Dance  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 7Clara and the Nutcracker  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 8Battle  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 9In the Pine Forest  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 10Waltz of the Snowflakes  (Chorus)
Mvt. 11The Kingdom of the Sweets  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 12Clara and the Prince  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 13Chocolate (Spanish Dance)  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 14Coffee (Arab Dance)  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 15Tea (Chinese Dance)  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 16Trepak (Russian Dance)  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 17Dance des Merlitons  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 18Mother Gigogne  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 19Waltz of the Flowers  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 20Pas de Deux  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 21Tarantella  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 22Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 23Coda  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 24Final Waltz  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 25Apotheosis  (Symphony Orchestra)
Composer(s): Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky (07 May 1840 - 06 Nov 1893)
Recording identifier: M2147483695
Real Name: Shchelkunchik
Display Name: The Nutcracker
Work/Opus: Op. 71
Composed: c. 1892
First Performed: 18 Dec 1892
Genre: Stage + Screen
Genre Type: Ballet
Period: Romantic
Instrumentation: Symphony Orchestra
Librettist(s): M. Petipa
Performance Timing: 0
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Leader: 223
Conductor: Yuri Simonov
Label: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Catalogue Number: RPO006
Recording Date: c. 2000
Mvt. 1Overture (3'33'')
Mvt. 2March (2'45'')
Mvt. 3Chocolate (Spanish Dance) (1'16'')
Mvt. 4Coffee (Arab Dance) (4'35'')
Mvt. 5Tea (Chinese Dance) (1'19'')
Mvt. 6Trepak (Russian Dance) (1'11'')
Mvt. 7Dance des Merlitons (2'35'')
Mvt. 8Mother Gigogne (2'49'')
Mvt. 9Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (2'56'')
Mvt. 10Waltz of the Flowers (6'45'')
Mvt. 11Pas de Deux (6'2'')
Mvt. 12Final Waltz (5'33'')