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The Ghost's Serenade

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Friday 15 April 2011

When Granados and his wife were returning home to Spain after the premiere of his opera Goyescas in New York, their ship, the Sussex, was hit by a German torpedo in the English Channel. The composer's tragic death became an international incident. Donald Macleod examines the fallout, and explores Granados' legacy.

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3 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Granados Prelude to Maria del Carmen

    Performer: Enrique Granados (piano roll recording)

    Bellaphon 690-07-016

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    Granados Goyescas: El amor y la muerte: Balada/ Epilogo: Serenata del espectro

    Performer: Alicia de Larrocha (piano)

    Decca 411 958-2

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    Granados Dante

    Performer: Orquesta Filarmonica de Gran Canaria/ Adrian Leaper (cond)

    ASV CD DCA 1110

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