Full of the color, harmonies, and rhythms of Spanish folk music, the captivating piano works of Enrique Granados have influenced later composers and spread the Spanish style throughout the world.
This excellent compilation feature his finest works for solo piano: A la cubana, Op. 36 (In Cuban style); Allegro de concierto, Op. 46 (Concert allegro); Capricho español, Op. 39 (Spanish caprice); Dos danzas españoles, Op. 37 (Two Spanish dances); Dos Impromptus; El pelele (The puppet); Marche militaire, Op. 38; Moresque y Cancion arabe (Moorish piece and Arabian song); Ochos valses poeticos (Eight poetic waltzes); Seis piezas sobre cantos populares españoles (Six pieces on Spanish folksongs); and the composer’s own transcription of the world-famous Intermezzo from his opera Goyescas.
Pianists will delight in the rich variety of this volume, reproduced from authoritative editions.