About 'Trepak from Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a IV.'
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich (biography)
May 7, 1840 , Votkinsk
November 6, 1893 , St. Petersburg
Popular Romantic composer of 6 symphones and some of the world' most performed ballets including Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty.
Trepak is one of the several consecutive ethnic dances in Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's famous ballet The Nutcracker. It is based on the traditional Ukrainian folk dance known in Ukrainian as the Tropak or Tripak (Russian: Трепак) (Ukrainian: Трoпак, Трiпак) and is characteristically in 2-4 time.
|Score Key:||Eb major (Sounding Pitch) C major (Alto Saxophone in Eb) (View more Eb major Music for Saxophone )|
|Time Signature:||2/4 (View more 2/4 Music)|
|Tempo Marking:||= 130 Tempo di trepak, molto vivace ( = c. 168)|
|Number of Pages:||3|
|Difficulty:||Intermediate Level: Recommended for Intermediate Level players|