“Morning Mood” is part of Edvard Grieg’s Peer Gynt, Op. 23, written in 1875 as incidental music to Henrik Ibsen’s play of the same name and was also included as the first of four movements in Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46.
“In the Hall of the Mountain King” is a piece of orchestral music composed by Edvard Grieg in 1875 as incidental music for the sixth scene of act 2 in Henrik Ibsen’s 1867 play Peer Gynt. It was originally part of Opus 23 but was later extracted as the final piece of Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1, Op. 46. Its easily recognizable theme has helped it attain iconic status in popular culture, where many artists have arranged it.
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