Discover the essence of Tchaikovsky's musical genius while performing a gorgeous Romantic-era classic based upon a G-major scale! The memorable themes of The Nutcracker Ballet are beloved world-wide, and the melodic figures are maintained for all instruments, yet rhythms, bowings, and fingerings are immediately achievable. Creatively arranged to be accessible for beginners, yet the rich harmonies and dramatic dynamics also provide motivation for more advanced students. A selection that will enhance any concert, at any time of the year. Correlates with Unit 12 of String Explorer, Book 1.