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In the Hall of the Mountain King | Peer Gynt Suite ( Piano ) [feat. Falk Richter]
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Morning' from 'Peer Gynt'
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Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: I. Morning Mood
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Wedding Day at Troldhaugen, Op. 65
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Hall of the Mountain King

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Edvard Grieg

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A Norwegian composer of folk-inspired works, including incidental music for Peer Gynt (1875). Grieg wrote for orchestra, solo piano, and string quartet and composed the Concerto for Piano & Orchestra in a, op. 16. Norway's most famous composer, actually of Scottish descent on his father's side, Grieg studied the folk tunes of his country in his youth (although he only actually quoted them once in his works) and studied with Robert Schumann in Leipzig, Germany. The clear mountain... Read more

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