Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (18401893)

The Nutcracker Suite

Hands-on Activities for exploring Tschaikowsky's Ballet
Active Listening Lessons

for: Voices (body percussion), drums

Music score, CD

Item no.632786
Author/ComposerPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Scope48 pages; 21 × 29.5 cm
Release year2014
Publisher/ProducerAlfred Music
Producer No.ALF 41909
35.95 €
Delivery time approx. 1–2 weeks.
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Seven detailed lesson plans on Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Suite! Listen and perform along with the professionally-recorded orchestral CD. Each individual layer of the ensemble will learn and practice their part through rhythmic chanting and body percussion before transferring to classroom instruments. The step-by-step instructions build to a culminating Orff performance for each movement. Student scores are included on the enhanced CD for printing and projecting. Recommended for grades 2--6.


  • Russischer Tanz
  • Blumenwalzer
  • Tanz der Zuckerfee
  • Marsch
  • Arabischer Tanz
  • Tanz der Rohrflöten
  • Chinesischer Tanz