Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

 Tchaikovsky went to school to be a lawyer, but after a few years, decided to leave his law career to pursue music. He is especially famous for his Nutcracker and Swan Lake ballets.
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Piano Concerto No. 1

1812 Overture, Part 1
Live at the Piazza Del Campo in Siena, Italy – June 24, 1991
Performed by the orchestra and chorus of The Maggio Musicale Florentino

1812 Overture, Part 2

Sleeping Beauty Waltz
Tchaikovsky’s music was used in Disney’s animated feature Sleeping Beauty.

Tchaikovsky’s music was used for this song. Compare this to the video above.

Polonaise from the opera Eugene Onegin by the Berlin Philharmonic

Cygnets Dance from Swan Lake Ballet by the Royal Swedish Ballet

Andrei Valentiy- Prince Gremin’s aria from the Opera Eugene Onegin

Nutcracker Ballet – Soldiers vs. Rats

Missouri Ballet’s The Nutcracker, “Mother Ginger”

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy on Glass Armonica
Learn more about Benjamin Franklin’s Glass Armonica here.

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy by Pentatonix

March from the Nutcracker
Volker Hartung & Cologne New Philharmonic Orchestra

Movement Instructions for the March from the Nutcracker

Movements for the March from the Nutcracker

Rhythm and Movement Accompaniment for Trepak from the Nutcracker

Mariisnky Ballet – Tea (Chinese Dance)

Russian Dance ‘Trepak’
Choreography By Alex Kalinin.