mus130 assignment 4

mus130 assignment 4 - Jung Koo Lee Section AQ8 MUS 130...

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Jung Koo Lee Section AQ8 MUS 130 12/02/07 I was very excited to see The Nutcracker because I saw this performance about eight years ago and I remember it being really amazing. As expected, I was very impressed, and it brought me back good memories. This is indeed a must see for the Christmas season. The Nutcracker is a popular ballet performance separated into two acts, and it is based on the story, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, which is written by E. T. A Hoffmann. The music is by a Russian Composer, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, who wrote some famous Violin Concerto as well. The story is well known which is about a girl named Clara receiving the Nutcracker as a gift from her godfather, Herr Drosselmeyer. After Clara’s brother Fritz breaks the Nutcracker, the godfather fixes it and puts a spell on Clara, so she starts dreaming about the Nutcracker as it comes to life to save her from the attack of the mice. In the second act, Clara and the prince, the Nutcracker, goes around the world seeing all kinds of performances, such as the Chinese dancers, Arabian dancers, and the Russian
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