Music Study for Halloween - In The Hall of the Mountain King

This simple Classical music study for Halloween is perfect for the elementary and middle school set. 

In The Hall of the Mountain King, written by Edvard Grieg, is full of changing dynamics, a repeated theme, and rich instruments. 

This is one of those "mainstream" pieces of music that lots of people have heard, but few know the background of the piece. It comes from the larger work, "Peer Gynt" suite. 

If you study composers with your children, you know that Edvard Grieg was a Scandinavian composer whose music reflected his love for his country. He wrote music in the Romantic Era. 

 Free Music Lesson for Halloween - In The Hall of the Mountain King

Using This Classical Music For Halloween

Simply download the lesson below and follow the scripted plans.  It's that EASY! 

When do we use these SQUILT lessons?

  • Morning  Time
  • lunch time
  • a dedicated time in our homeschool for fine arts

The lesson is designed to introduce your children to the basics of the composer, his piece (In The Hall of the Mountain King), and to build their habit of attention for listening to great works of music. You'll find this is a stress free introduction to the world of Classical Music - and your children will naturally ask you for MORE.



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