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Goyescas is an Spanish opera in one act, music by Enrique Granados and libretto by Fernando Periquet y Zuaznabar, after the enthusiastic response to the piano work, It was first performed in New York, on January 28, 1916.

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Discography

  • 1955: Consuelo Rubio (Rosario), Ginés Torrano (Fernando), Ana-María Iriarte (Pepa), Manuel Ausensi (Paquiro); Madrid Cantores, Orquesta Nacional de España, Ataúlfo Argenta - (Decca)
  • 1986: Janet Perry (Rosario), Plácido Domingo (Fernando), Jessye Norman (Pepa), Juan Pons (Paquiro); Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, James Levine - (Deutsche Grammophon)
  • 1996: Maria Bayo (Rosario), Ramón Vargas (Fernando), Lola Casariego (Pepa), Enrique Baquerizo (Paquiro); Orfeón Donostiarra, Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid, Antoni Ros-Marbà - (Auvidis)
  • 1997: Carmen González (Rosario), Josep Ruiz (Fernando), Maite Arruabarrena (Pepa), Alfonso Echevarría (Paquiro); Coral de Bilbao, Orquesta de Cadaqués, Gianandrea Noseda - (TRITÓ)
  • 2001: Rafaella Angeletti (Rosario), Yikun Chung (Fernando), Francesca Franci (Pepa), Davide Damiani (Paquiro); Coro e Orchestra del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos - (Dynamic)
  • The Complete Dictionary of Opera & Operetta, James Anderson, Wings Books, 1993.
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