Musical Opinion Magazine

Revisiting Goyescas

José Menor

José Menor

At the peak of his creativity, Enrique Granados (1867-1916) developed a style inspired by the Spanish painter Francisco de Goya. Imagining his own Romantic ideal of 18th-century Madrid, this style materialised in his masterpiece, Goyescas – which means ‘in the manner of Goya’, a large-scale Suite depicting a love story with a tragic ending.

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