Peer Gynt, Op. 23, is the incidental music to Henrik Ibsen's 1867 play of the same name, written by the Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg in 1875. It premiered along with the play on 24 February 1876 in Christiania (now Oslo). Grieg later created two suites from his Peer Gynt music. Some of the music from these suites have received coverage in popular culture; see Grieg's music in popular culture.
Album · 1987 · 21 Songs. 23: No. 5, Peer Gynt and the Herd Girls. Maria Andersson, Monica Einarson, Charlotte Forsberg, Toralv Maurstad, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi, Gosta Ohlins Vocal Ensemble, Pro Musica Chamber Choir & Gösta Ohlin. 4. Peer Gynt, Op. 6, Peer Gynt and the Woman in Green.
Grieg: Peer Gynt (Incidental Music). San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. Prelude to Act 5 (Peer Gynt's homecoming).
Peer Gynt and the Woman in Green. Neeme Järvi, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. 5. In the Hall of the Mountain King.
Since the release of the first volume, (Piano Concerto and Symphony, BIS-SACD-1191), in February 2003, this series has been gathering the most extravagant praise, both fo. Surround Sound recordings. With this, the sixth, instalment the turn has come to the Peer Gynt Suites, possibly the best-loved of all Grieg's orchestral music. It is anyway a fact that the instant popularity of Morning Mood, In the Hall of the Mountain King and Solveig's Song has contributed to Ibsen's drama becoming one of the most widely played.