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Sketches of Spain

Donald Macleod begins an exploration of the life and work of Spanish composer-pianist Enrique Granados.

Few musical voices are as evocative of Spain as that of Enrique Granados; and in this series of programmes Donald Macleod traces the life and career of this visionary, mercurial, and passionate musical personality. As a child, Granados's musical imagination was first fired by hearing the sound of a harp through the wall of his parents' Barcelona flat; and trying to mimic those sounds on the piano, he quickly mastered the instrument well enough to play in local cafes. Growing up into a society where formal public music making was still in its infancy, he went on to play a vital role in defining what a Spanish composer might be.

El fandango de candil
from Goyescas, piano suite
Eric Parkin, piano

La maja y el ruiseñor (Goyescas)
Sylvia Schwartz, soprano
Malcolm Martineau, piano

Allegro vivace
Douglas Riva, piano

Preludio
Alicia de Larrocha, piano

Miel de la Alcarria
Orquesta Filharmonica de Gran Canaria
Adrian Leaper, conductor

Piano Quintet
LOM Piano Trio

Goyescas: Book 1 No.1: Los requiebros
Alicia de Larrocha, piano.

1 hour

Last on

Mon 14 Aug 2017 18:30

Music Played

  • Enrique Granados

    El fandango de candil

    Performer: Eric Parkin.
    • Chandos: Chan 9412.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Enrique Granados

    El fandango de candil

    Performer: Eric Parkin.
    • Chandos: Chan 9412.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Enrique Granados

    La maja y el ruisenor (from Goyescas)

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau.
    • Hyperion : CDA67954.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Enrique Granados

    La maja y el ruisenor (from Goyescas)

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau.
    • Hyperion : CDA67954.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Enrique Granados

    Allegro Vivace

    Performer: Douglas Riva.
    • Naxos.
  • Enrique Granados

    Allegro de Concierto

    Performer: Alicia de Larrocha.
    • Alicia de Larrocha Granados.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Enrique Granados

    Preludio

    Performer: Alicia de Larrocha.
    • EMI Classics: CMS7645242.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 13.
  • Enrique Granados

    Prelude to Maria Del Carmen

    Performer: Enrique Granados.
    • Early Recordings.
    • Bellaphon.
    • 3.
  • Enrique Granados

    Miel de la Alcarria

    Orchestra: Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria. Conductor: Adrian Leaper.
    • ASV.
  • Enrique Granados

    Miel de la Alcarria

    Orchestra: Orquesta Filharmonica de Gran Canaria. Conductor: Adrian Leaper.
    • ASV.
  • Enrique Granados

    Piano Quintet

    Performer: Daniel Ligorio Ferrandiz.
    • Naxos: 8.572262.
    • Naxos.
    • 5.
  • Enrique Granados

    Piano Quintet

    Performer: Daniel Ligorio.
    • Naxos: 8.572262.
    • Naxos.
    • 5.
  • Enrique Granados

    Los requiebros (from Goyescas)

    Performer: Alicia de Larrocha.
    • Grandos. Goyescas.
    • EMI CLASSICS.
    • 1.
  • Enrique Granados

    Los requiebros (from Goyescas)

    Performer: Alicia de Larrocha.
    • Grandos. Goyescas.
    • EMI CLASSICS.
    • 1.

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