Now that you are familiar with how different listeners approach a piece of music, let's combine your

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Now that you are familiar with how different listeners approach a piece of music, let's combine your analytic skills with putting yourself in the shoes of different listeners by listening to a new music selection titled "In the Hall of the Mountain King" from the Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op . 46 by the Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg. Peer Gynt is the incidental music to Henrik Ibsen 's 1867 play of the same name loosely based on a Norwegian fairy tale. It tells the story of Peer Gynt, a Norwegian peasant anti-hero, who is constantly drunk, getting in and out of trouble, and experiencing real and imaginary adventures, including the one that is portrayed in the piece to which you will be listening. - Listen to the link that is in yellow and blue that says “played by the violins (pizzacato)". Pizzacato means that the violin is to be plucked with the finger. Here it is " played by the violins ( pizzicato )". That is the one musical idea . Make sure that you are familiar with it. Play it a few times. Sing along with it. It is short and will happen many times. When you hear this short idea it will probably sound like it

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