The 5 Best Pieces of Music from The Nutcracker NOT from The Nutcracker Suite

12/24/2012 10:30 AM |


Most people know Tchaikovsky’s music for The Nutcracker from the suite—you know, from the version used in Fantasia. But as anyone who’s seen it on the stage knows, it’s a whole goddamn ballet! With, like, hours worth of music. Here are some of the choicest bits you may not already know.