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... I was little. “In the Hall of the Mountain King” was one of the very first songs I became familiar with at such a young age. I was always so intrigued by how the piece was set up. It is very exciting and that is exactly what drew me in when I was little. I remember every year around Halloween my music teacher would play this song and it got me even more excited for the holidays. This piece was always so mysterious and eerie it definitely fit in during the time of Halloween. For years I stopped listening to it because I just ended up forgetting about it. I was reintroduced to the piece after attending the University of Nevada’s first classical concert this year. It caught me by surprise that it was a part of the program, and it was refreshing to hear it all again. I thought what better excuse to listen to it a few more times if I write about it for my research paper!
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