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By Carol A Hess

Enrique Granados (1867-1916) used to be one of many first sleek Spanish composers to accomplish foreign acceptance. in the course of a 1916 stopover at to the U.S. his opera Goyescas used to be premiered through the Metropolitan Opera and his symphonic poem, Dante, by way of the Chicago Symphony. Granados used to be additionally specifically well known in Paris, the place he knew Saint-Saens, d'Indy, and Faure. He had composed a awesome physique of labor and was once additionally on the peak of his profession as a live performance pianist at his premature dying whereas a passenger on a torpedoed British ship.

The biographical research, the 1st in English, attracts on basic resources in English, Spanish, French, Catalan, and different languages. This fabric is thoroughly documented within the huge annotated bibliography besides contemporaneous and up to date analytical reports and different resources. Granados's oeuvre provides cataloging difficulties because of his behavior of transforming items, long-delayed booklet, and arbitrary opus numbers. within the Works and Performances part, although, each attempt has been made to supply book dates, manuscript destinations, and knowledge on premieres. consultant preparations of his works through different composers also are given. An appendix classifies the works through scoring. A selective discography is additionally supplied, and all elements of the amount are totally cross-referenced and listed. Granados is put within the context of the overseas creative scene on the flip of the century, and a chronology notes comparable events.

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