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Running Head: IN THE HALL OF THE MOUNTAIN KING1IN THE HALL OF THE MOUNTAIN KINGNameInstructor InstitutionDate
IN THE HALL OF THE MOUNTAIN KING2In the Hall of the Mountain KingThe song "In the Hall of the Mountain King" is a piece of orchestral music that had been composed by the late Edward Grieg in 1875. It was incidental music to Henrik Ibsen's play, in 1867. This song was initially part of Opus 23 but later was the final piece of Peer Gynt. The songhas a straight forward theme, and this has aided into its popularity. To analyze this song, considering the perspectives of different types of listeners, we tend to understand this song better.The listeners do not mean the persons who happen to hear the music may be on the radio or mp3 player, but they are those who have valid reasons for listening to it. Here are the four types of listeners, casual, critical, referential and perceptive listeners (Sharman & Dingle, 2015). From these types of listeners, we come up with a great understanding of this song.