Suites No. 1 (Op. 46) and No. 2 (Op. 55)
In a simple arrangement for piano
The series "Get to Know Classical Masterpieces" provides an introduction to well-known compositions in simple arrangements for piano by Hans-Günter Heumann. Complete with texts and colour illustrations throughout, these editions will appeal not only to both child and adult pianists, but to any music-lover who wishes to get to know these works better.
In the field of programme music Grieg’s ‘Peer Gynt Suites’ are among the most well-known works for orchestra. Virtually every music lover is familiar with pieces like Anitra’s Dance’, ‘In the Hall of the Mountain King’ or ‘Solveig‘s Song’.
- Biography of the Composer: Edvard Hagerup Grieg
- History of the Work: Peer Gynt Suites 1 & 2
- The Plot
- Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: Morning in the Countryside
- Ase's Death
- Anitra's Dance
- In the Hall of the Mountain King
- Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55: The Abducted Bride (Ingrid's Lament)
- Arabian Dance
- Peer Gynt's Return Home (A Stormy Evening on the Coast)
- Solveig's Song