Overview of this sheet music:
- "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy" from The Nutcracker by Pyotr Tchaikovsky
- Level 5: Advanced level (See other levels of this song)
- 3 pages of music
- Cover sheet
- Key (for this arrangement): E minor - original key
- Fingerings: None
- Instrumentation: For piano solo
- Complete audio sample: Always free to listen to on our website
- Downloading file: PDF
- Arranger & music editor: Mizue Murakami
- Publisher: Galaxy Music Notes
- Product code: GMNS00083
About "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy" from The Nutcracker
"Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy" is from the orchestral work for the famous ballet suite, The Nutcracker, written by a Russian composer, Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893) from the romantic era. It is a quiet piece with a lot of sound of high pitch bells. It is very popular in The U. S. A. during the Christmas season.
Tips for playing Level 5 "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy"
This particular arrangement is at an advanced level (Level 5). It's a fun but quite challenging arrangement. It's written in the original key of E minor. It is almost the same as the orchestral version, but it's arranged for a piano solo. There is no fingering numbers suggested on the score for this Level 5 "Dance of Sugar Plum Fairy." The damper pedal markings are specified even though there are not many times you need to use it. Try not to be too heavy on the staccato notes. Playing them lightly and crispy will make it sound lovely like little bell sounds. Enjoy the challenge!
Download, Print (or see it on your tablet) & Practice!
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