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Eva Moreda Rodríguez

Eva Moreda Rodríguez

Eva Moreda Rodríguez is a musicologist at the University of Glasgow, specializing in the cultural and political history of Spanish music from the 19th and 20th centuries. She has published two monographs: Music and exile in Francoist Spain (Ashgate, 2015) and Music Criticism and Music Critics in Early Francoist Spain (Oxford University Press, 2016). She is also a Galician-language novelist, and her latest novel has been translated into English as Home is like a different time. Her main Twitter account is @TheDrRodriguez, and she runs the account @NotationIsGreat.
El Jaleo by John Singer Sargent, 1882

What Did Franco’s Spain Do to Spanish Music?

Contemporary Spanish genres like flamenco and zarzuela still carry the weight of cultural associations with Franco’s fascist regime.