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Dance of the Mirlitons from The Nutcracker (Orchestral) by Tchaikovsky. Sheet music for Flute, page 1.

Tchaikovsky - Dance of the Mirlitons from The Nutcracker (Orchestral)

Sheet music for flute

Alt. Title: Danse des mirlitons
Info: Also known as “Dance of the Reed Pipes”, or “Marzipan”, this piece is one of the most famous numbers from The Nutcracker. It was originally featured in the second act of the ballet, played immediately after the also popular “Russian Dance”. The piece is featured in the classic 1940 Disney film Fantasia. Accompanied by this gentle music, colorful flower blossoms dance on air currents.
Opus number: Op.71 ; TH 14
Date: 1892
Artist: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Born: 7 May 1840 , Votkinsk
Died: 6 November 1893 , St. Petersburg
The artist: Popular Romantic composer of 6 symphones and some of the world most performed ballets including Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty.
Instrument: Flute
Key: D major
Range: F#4 - Bb6
Time signature: 2/4
Tempo: 60 BPM
Duration: 2:34
Pages: 3
Difficulty: Advanced
Style: Classical
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