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Granados' 'Goyescas' -
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ROBERT ANDERSON

'Garrick Ohlsson emerges with flying colours ...'

Granados: Goyescas. Garrick Ohlsson. © 2012 Hyperion Records Ltd

Granados based his two books of Goyescas on tapestry cartoons by Goya he had seen at the Prado in Madrid. There is no hint in this enchanting music of the fact that Goya was hauled before the Inquisition for painting nude females, or indeed that some of his finest work was inspired by horrors experienced during the Peninsula War. Granados's piano suite made such an impression that he decided to construct an opera from it. New York gave the first performance...

Copyright © 18 March 2012 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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GRANADOS: GOYESCAS - GARRICK OHLSSON

ENRIQUE GRANADOS

GARRICK OHLSSON

HYPERION RECORDS LTD

PIANO MUSIC

SPAIN

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