The visit to the Liria Palace offers an experience beyond a cultural visit, it is a sensory experience, different from the set of cultural visits to other palaces and museums. Merging the senses through music, voice, words and images, which together, transmit to the visitor the essence of a lived palace, the spirit that inhabits it and the admiration for the artistic collection that decorates its rooms and stay.
The visit to the Palace of Liria is more than a cultural visit, it is a sensory experience, different from the set of cultural visits to other palaces and museums.
Fusing the senses through music, voice, words and images, which together, transmit to the visitor the essence of a living palace, the spirit that inhabits it and the admiration for the artistic collection that decorates its halls and rooms.
Music, as a common thread, surrounds the visitor, allowing him to travel back in time. Carefully selected, the catalog of classical music that accompanies us during the tour is closely related to the history of the Palace of Liria, and especially with the Dukes of Alba, who encouraged the cultivation of music throughout the centuries.
The varied repertoire has included pieces by composers of the stature of Juan de Urrede, the first master in the service of the 1st Duke of Alba in 1476; Gioachino Rossini, friend of the XIV Duke of Alba; or Haydn, who composed some pieces for the XIII Duchess of Alba, along with other works by artists such as Boccherini, Tchaikovsky, Strauss, Offenbach, all of them related to the House of Alba throughout history.
The voice is the pillar of the experience and accompanies the visitor throughout the tour. A varied repertoire of popular voice actors brings the tour to life, immersing the visitor in the history of the palace and its collections, the experiences of its rooms and the spirit that surrounds them. All this, completed with the inclusion of dialogues between historical figures, evoke in the visitor experiences of the past.
The contents are the fundamental piece to transmit the information, elaborated through careful, literary and harmonized writing, which is supported by historical and poetic fragments and quotations from original documents preserved in the archives of the Palacio de Liria.
The image serves to provide recreation, simplification, syntax, it helps us to better understand the genealogical history of the House and the building itself.
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Grand Duke Room
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