Ballets

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Tchaikovsky completed three ballets between 1875 and 1892:

TH ČW Opus Title Description Year
12 12 20 Swan Lake Ballet in 4 acts 1875–76
13 13 66 The Sleeping Beauty Ballet in a prologue and 3 acts 1888–89
14 14 71 The Nutcracker Fairy ballet in 2 acts and 3 scenes 1891–92

In addition to the above projects, Tchaikovsky also gave serious consideration to writing ballets on the subjects of Cinderella (1870) and Undina (1886–87).