Unformatted text preview: paint the desired scene. This suite is considered incidental music, and in its entirety it lasted 90 minutes. Perr Gynt can be classified in the classical genre, and primarily a wind quartet/quintet. There is great contrast in these two pieces; the sunrise in the morning compared to the panic of trying to escape from the lair of the trolls is easily distinguishable. Perrr Gynt is a play originally written by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. Because of the required frequent scene changes and elaborate backgrounds, the play did not last long was extremely difficult to perform. In brief, this play is about a Norwegian anti-hero. While the story if a fantasy, there are many central themes that are addressed. In particular, choice and identity. Many histories believe that that this suite was based of a medieval morality play....
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- Spring '08
- Henrik Ibsen, Edvard Grieg, Peer Gynt, Morning Mood, Perr Gynt Suite