Between 1878 and 1887 Tchaikovsky wrote four suites for orchestra, and in 1892 he compiled a concert suite from his ballet The Nutcracker.
|31||28||43||Suite No. 1||D minor||1878–79|
|32||29||53||Suite No. 2||C major||Suite caractéristique||1883|
|33||30||55||Suite No. 3||G major||1884|
|34||31||61||Suite No. 4||G major||Mozartiana||1887|
|35||32||71a||The Nutcracker||Suite from the ballet||1892|
In 1889 or 1890 Tchaikovsky noted down a theme in D minor labelled "Andante (for suite)", which was not subsequently developed.