The Ultimate Nutcracker

Audio CD/DVD/CD-ROM 3-Disc Gift Set
The Ultimate Nutcracker - Audio CD/DVD/CD-ROM 3-Disc Gift Set

Watch, Listen and Play with THE ULTIMATE NUTCRACKER

A 3-Disc Collection of the Best in Holiday Entertainment for the Whole Family

Now children can play the multi award-winning Nutcracker Music Game and enjoy the complete live performance of the Nutcracker Ballet on DVD in one fantastic package! The Ultimate Nutcracker also features a full-length audio CD of the famed Nutcracker Suite performed by London Symphony Orchestra.

The Ultimate Nutcracker delivers unparalleled family entertainment and great value.

Contents:

  • TCHAIKOVSKY’S NUTCRACKER MUSIC GAME CD-ROM
    The great holiday classic brought to life, and your child is inside the action in the classic Nutcracker Music Game. By mastering unique games and puzzles your child earns 9 magic keys, which are needed to transform the Nutcracker back into a prince. Along the way he or she is accompanied by Usmus, the talking claxon, as the games move through a familiar soundscape rich with familiar favorites.
  • TCHAIKOVSKY’S NUTCRACKER BALLET DVD
    This DVD features a new full-length production of Tchaikovsky’s classic by the world-renowned Mussorgsky Theater of Opera and Ballet of St. Petersburg, Russia. Starring the sensational 18-year-old Elena Evseeva as Masha with an all-star cast, this DVD will let you experience the Grand Russian Ballet in its full glory, with brilliant dancing and breathtaking music of the most popular ballet in the world.
  • NUTCRACKER SUITE AUDIO CD (with London Symphony Orchestra)
    The Nutcracker Suite audio CD features all of the Holiday classics from Tchaikovsky’s timeless masterpiece: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Dance of the Reed Flutes, Overture, March, Chinese Dance, Russian Dance, Arab Dance, Spanish Dance, Waltz of the Flowers, and much more. All captured in high fidelity in this stunning performance by the London Symphony Orchestra.

Features Include:

  • The Complete Nutcracker Ballet DVD - Mussorgsky Theater of Opera and Ballet (St. Petersburg, Russia)
  • The Nutcracker Suite and Highlights – London Symphony Orchestra
  • The Award-Winning Nutcracker Music Game CD-ROM, featuring:
    • The Orchestra Game
    • The Nutcracker Music Jigsaw Puzzle Game
    • The Nut House Game
    • The Music Memory Game
    • The Flying Instruments Game
    • Find Me on a Tree Game
    • The Funky Monkey Game
    • The Children’s Album Game
    • The Nutcracker Music Trivia Game
    • Interactive Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments
    • The Nutcracker Tale in a Nutshell
    • A History of the Nutcracker Ballet
    • Tchaikovsky’s Biography for Kids
    • The Nutcracker and Children’s Album Listening Room
    • Automatic Help

Selected Awards:

  • Parents’ Choice – Best of 25 Years Award
  • Parents' Choice – Gold Award
  • Discovery – Award of Excellence
  • Learning Magazine – Teachers’ Choice award
  • Association of Educational Publishers – Distinguished Achievement Award
  • BabyZone – Two Amazing Toy Awards
  • Dr. Toy – 10 Best Children’s Software Products
  • National Parenting Center – Seal of Approval
  • EdutainingKids.com – Best Children’s Software
  • Choosing Children’s Software Magazine – Best Pick
  • Children’s Software Press – Platinum Award
  • Creative Child Magazine – Seal of Approval
  • Scholastic’s Instructor Magazine – Teacher Raves Award

System Requirements:

  • Windows® 98, 2000, Me, XP, Vista, 7
  • Pentium III 360 MHz or higher
  • 128 MB RAM
  • 750 MB available hard disk space
  • 16-bit color
  • Windows-compatible sound card & speakers
  • 8X CD-ROM drive
  • Printer optional