Horn in F part from Tchaikovsky:Casse-Noisette: Nutcracker Suite: Movt. IIf Danse des Mirlitons (Dance of the Reed Flutes)(abridged version) arr.wind quintet

Nutcracker Suite

P I Tchaikovsky
1 minute
Classical music

A shorter version of this popular movement. Unlike many other arrangements I have not simply transcribed all of the 3 solo flute parts to the flute, oboe and clarinet. Rather I have given the tune to the flute, and given some of the harmony solo to the oboe (a mix of flute 2/3). The cello accompaniment is given to bassoon and clarinet, and the horn adds some harmony notes to the mix. This I feel maintains the integrity of the piece, as well as the "lightness" I think it works.

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