Dance of the sugar plum fairy - the Nutcracker / Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
Dance of the sugar plum fairy is part of Act II of ballet The Nutcracker by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Op. 71). The Nutcracker is an 1892 two-act ballet ("fairy ballet"), originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov. The libretto is adapted from E. T. A. Hoffmann's story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King".