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National Characteristic Study of Granados Piano Music

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DOI: 10.23977/artpl.2021.020712 | Downloads: 5 | Views: 418


Li Jia 1, Li Jia 2


1 Department of Piano, Conservatory of Music, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China
2 College of Music, Shanxi Normal University, Shanxi, China

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Li Jia


Granados is an important representative of Spanish folk music. In his works, can not only see the elements of romanticism, but also the characteristics of Spanish folk music. The organic combination of these two elements makes the piano works created with unique artistic charm. In the development of Spanish piano music culture, Granados is an important force to promote the development of national music. His "Twelve Spanish Dances" and "Goya Painting scene" are the most representative of all works, but also excellent representative works of national music school. The national characteristics of granados piano music were mainly studies in this paper. By analyzing the elements that can reflect the national characteristics in his representative works "Twelve Spanish Dances" and "Goya Painting scene", the important manifestation of the national characteristics of his piano music works were found. They are the reference of Spanish folk song melody, the creative use of Spanish dance rhythm and the imitation of guitar tone.


Granados, piano music, nationality, characteristics


Li Jia, Li Jia, National Characteristic Study of Granados Piano Music. Art and Performance Letters (2021) 2: 88-93. DOI:


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