Peter Tchaikovsky and the Nutcracker Ballet | Main photo (Cover)
The Story of Peter Tchaikovsky by Opal Wheeler, www.amazon.com/...
MAY 7 is Tchaikovsky's birthday! Here is the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from The Nutcracker performed by the Bolshoi Ballet in 2010.
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) Tchaikovsky was a famous Russian composer who wrote for orchestra, piano, other solo instruments, and the ballet. He was also a conductor and music critic. Three of his most popular works are the Piano Concerto in B Flat, The Nutcracker Suite, and Romeo and Juliet Overture.
Peter Tchaikovsky and the Nutcracker Ballet by Opal Wheeler, www.amazon.com/...
In My Music Class: The Nutcracker Movement Activity
sugar plums and other fruits
Snowflake ballerinas. Page is in Russian, but it has templates for the ballerinas.
The Nutcracker puppet/mask for play acting