J:5968642:F:Peer Gynt, Suites No. 1 (Op. 46) and No. 2 (Op. 55)
Peer Gynt, Suites No. 1 (Op. 46) and No. 2 (Op. 55)
(In a simple arrangement for piano)
Edvard Grieg/arr. Heumann
- Schott Music Distribution
Beautifully illustrated, annotated and arranged, this piano picture book includes a short biography of Edvard Hagerup Grieg, a short history of Peer Gynt Suites 1 and 2, the plot of the play from which Grieg's works were based, and moderate-level arrangements of each piece: Morning in the Countryside; Ase's Death; Anitra's Dance; In the Hall of the Mountain King; The Abducted Bride (Ingrid's Lament); Arabian Dance; Peer Gynt's Return Home (A Stormy Evening on the Coast) and Solveig's Song. The artwork found throughout the book, depicting each season, is descriptive and animated. Drawings by Brigitte Smith.