Tchaikovsky's Music for The Nutcracker Ballet

Miniature Overture

Act One: Tableau I

Scene of Decorating and Lighting the Christmas Tree


Children's Galop and Entry of the Parents

Drosselmeyer's Arrival and Distribution of Presents

Grandfather's Dance

Departure of the Guests -- Night

The Battle Between the Nutcracker and the Mouse King

Act One: Tableau II

A Pine Forest in Winter

Waltz of the Snowflakes

Act Two: Tableau III


Arrival of Clara and the Prince


Chocolate (Spanish Dance)
Coffee (Arabian Dance)
Tea (Chinese Dance)
Trepak (Russian Dance)
Dance of the Mirlitons
Mother Ginger and Her Children

Waltz of the Flowers

Pas de Deux (Sugar-Plum Fairy and The Nutcracker)

Variation I (for the male dancer) [Tarantella]

Variation II (for the female dancer) [Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy]

Final Waltz


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