Sheet Music: Arabian Dance

TitleArabian Dance
Coffee
from The Nutcracker Suite
Alternate titlesDanse Arabe
Opus numberOp. 71a
ComposerPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyG minor
RangeD4–A6
Time signature3/8
Tempo104 BPM
Performance time2:45
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2010-06-24
Last updated2010-06-24
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Thursday 24 June 2010

Tune of the Day: Arabian Dance

from “The Nutcracker Suite” by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Here is another characteristic dance tune from Tchaikovsky's well-known ballet The Nutcracker. Like the “Chinese Dance” and the “Russian Dance”, this tune also appeared in the 1940 Disney film Fantasia, where the dance is gracefully performed by a school of underwater goldfish.

Other Movements from the same Work

1.Overture Miniature Flute solo
2.March Flute solo
3.Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Flute & Piano
4.Russian Dance Flute solo
6.Chinese Dance Flute solo
7.Dance of the Mirlitons Flute solo
8.Waltz of the Flowers Flute solo