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The Nutcracker - any DVD that's closest to the original story?

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mummyJ76 Tue 02-Dec-14 23:35:33

Hi, I'm taking my little ones (2 and 5 year olds) to a child-friendly Nutcracker ballet in January. We've been reading the story at bedtime and they really love it. I'd like to buy a DVD which would have music from Tchaikovsky with the story that resembles as close as possible to the original story.

I've had a look on Amazon, and there were a few suggestions there but quite hard to make a decision. Mumsnetters - help?

Thank you!

Pumble Tue 02-Dec-14 23:43:47

Have you listened to the Ann Rachlin narrated version? My girls who are 2 and 3 absolutely love it. It doesn't have all the music but she tells the story over the music. I know it's not a DVD but it would get them used to the music.

GlaceCherries Thu 08-Jan-15 12:07:51

We were given this dvd many years ago and my daughter still loves and regularly watches it (to the extent that she doesn't want to go see a live performance because it won't be "right" hmm)

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