Dance of the Tumblers, from The Snow Maiden – Tchaikovsky (string trio)
Title: Dance of the Tumblers, from incidental music to The Snow Maiden
Composer: P. I. Tchaikovsky, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin 1; Violin 2 or Viola; Cello
Printout: 8 pages
Note: Tchaikovsky’s incidental music to the stage play The Snow Maiden (not to be confused with Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera based on the same play) was an immediate hit with audiences and remains popular today. This setting of Dance of the Tumblers includes alternative parts for violin 2 or viola.