Encuentros/Encounters 2005 Conference Program

Granados and Goya

Music in the Time of Goya and Goya in the Time of Granados

Walter Clark, coordinator

A one-day conference focuses on the Goya revival 1890-1920, as well as music in the time of Goya and his relationship to it.

February 25, Friday, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
University of California, Riverside
Performance Lab, ARTS 166


9:00-12:00 a.m.

Luisa Morales/Cristóbal Salvador: “Dances in 18th-century Spanish Keyboard Music.” This presentation will include performance on harpsichord by Morales, accompanying the dancing of Salvador.

Elisabeth Le Guin: “Verdades en boca de la mentira: comic reflexivity in the tonadilla Escénica.”

Sara Gross: “Scarlatti and the Spanish Body: Cultural Influence in the Keyboard Sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti.”

Joseph R. Jones: "Inventing Goya: Biography, Film, and Opera."

Break for Lunch

2:00-5:00 p.m.

John Milton: "Granados and Goya: Artists on the Fringe of Aristocracy."

Douglas Riva: “Sketching Goya in Apuntes para mis obras: Granados’s Most Personal Manuscript and What It Reveals.”

David Cannata: “Goyescas Tabula Rasa: or, “¡Requiebros will get you everywhere!”

Walter A. Clark: “Spain, the ‘Eternal Maja’: Goya, Majismo, and the Reinvention of Spanish National Identity in Granados’s Goyescas.”

Walter A. Clark: “Lost and Found: Granados’s Cant de les estrelles for Piano, Organ, and Chorus.” (Brief introduction)

The conference will conclude with the U.S. premiere of the recently discovered virtuoso piano introduction to Cant de les estrelles, performed by Douglas Riva.