Composer Spotlight — Edvard Grieg

March 8th, 2024

Students in music class are learning about Edvard Griega Norwegian composer from the Romantic period who was connected with the ideas of nationalism in music. His most famous piece is the symphony Peer Gynt, which was written to accompany Henrik Ibsen’s play of the same name. “In the Hall of the Mountain King” is part of that symphony; it might sound familiar!