In the Hall of the Mountain King (Grieg) | Listening Map
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This listening map for In the Hall of the Mountain King from Grieg's Peer Gynt is designed to support listening lessons/activities in the music classroom. This lesson resource is designed to fulfill Standard #6 of the National Standards for Music: listening to, analyzing, and describing music.
Edvard Grieg was born in Bergen, Norway on June 15, 1843. For most of Edvard's life Norway struggled to be its own nation separate from unions with other countries. It was his music that helped give Norway its own identity. For his contribution, he came to be regarded as a hero to the people of Norway. Many of his works include Norwegian folk songs and paint a musical picture of the landscape of the beautiful countryside. Read more...