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'In the mood': Peer Gynt and the affective landscapes of Grieg's Stemninger, op. 73

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Edvard Grieg's prelude to the fourth act of Henrik Ibsen's “dramatic poem” Peer Gynt (1867/76), “Morning Mood,” is among the best-loved passages in the repertoire. Commonly assumed to invoke Norway's iconic western fjords, the prelude in fact sets the stage for Ibsen's eponymous wanderer, washed up on the Moroccan coast. Commentators have recently argued for a more nuanced and multilayered response to the sense of place in Grieg's score, but the idea of “mood,” and its relationship with lands...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1525/ncm.2016.40.2.106

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Department:
Oxford, HUM, Music Faculty
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Author
Publisher:
University of California Press Publisher's website
Journal:
19th-Century Music Journal website
Volume:
40
Issue:
2
Pages:
106-130
Publication date:
2016-11-22
Acceptance date:
2016-03-01
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EISSN:
1533-8606
ISSN:
0148-2076
Pubs id:
pubs:608587
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uri:0b0fd671-551a-4852-8256-35b9a4aa0878
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uuid:0b0fd671-551a-4852-8256-35b9a4aa0878
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pubs:608587
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2
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