Nutcracker Venn Diagram | Free Music Worksheet (Digital Print)

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Nutcracker Venn Diagram | Music Worksheet

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Compare and contrast two movements from Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. Write the musical elements that are unique to each individual piece in the outer areas. Write the musical elements that are shared by A and B in the overlapping area.

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About the Composer of 'The Nutcracker'

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky was born in 1840 in present-day Udmurtia, Russia. His father was a Ukrainian mining engineer. Peter began piano lessons at the age of five, and within three years he could read music as well as his teacher. In 1850, Peter's father was appointed as the Director of the St. Petersburg Technological Institute. It was there that Peter received his education at the School of Jurisprudence. The only music instruction he received was piano lessons from a piano manufacturer who occasionally made visits to the school. He also attended the opera and theater with his classmates. It was the works of Rossini, Bellini, Verdi and Mozart that he enjoyed the most. Read more...