The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree

Series produced by Candice Agree

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There's no better way to know a country or a people than through its music. The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree invites everyone who has an interest in, a fascination of, and a love for the cultural life of Spain and the Spanish-speaking world to be entertained, enriched, and informed by this unique classical music program.

There's no better way to know a country or a people than through its music. The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree invites everyone who has an interest in, a fascination of, and a love for the cultural life of Spain and the Spanish-speaking world to be entertained, enriched, and informed by this unique classical music program.

This one-of-a-kind radio show is designed for both the aficionado and the general listener. Along with recorded performances of great works by great artists, The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree also presents recordings of live concerts featuring Iberian and Latin American composers, conductors, and performers. Artists and luminaries from the Spanish-speaking world, as well as specialists in the Spanish repertory are invited to share their knowledge, passion, and art through interviews and exclusive in-studio live performances.

Veteran classical music broadcaster Candice Agree produces and hosts this weekly one-hour program. Combining her extensive musical training (Interlochen Arts Camp, Eastman School of Music) with Spanish and Catalan language skills, Candice brings listeners fresh insights into the vast repertory of music from the Iberian Peninsula, the Americas, Mexico, the Caribbean, and the Philippines, from the Middle Ages through the 21st century. Hide full description

There's no better way to know a country or a people than through its music. The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree invites everyone who has an interest in, a fascination of, and a love for the cultural life of Spain and the Spanish-speaking world to be entertained, enriched, and informed by this unique classical music program.

This one-of-a-kind radio show is designed for both the aficionado and the general listener. Along with recorded performances of great works by great artists, The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree also presents recordings of live concerts featuring Iberian and Latin American composers, conductors, and performers. Artists and luminaries from the Spanish-speaking world, as well as specialists in the Spanish repertory are invited to share their knowledge, passion, and art... Show full description


16 Pieces

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The latest addition to The Spanish Hour’s Christmas specials: selections from Stile Antico's "A Spanish Nativity"

Bought by KWAX, WRTI, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KVNO and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Panamanian Composer Roque Cordero
20th-century chamber music for winds and small orchestra from Panama and Uruguay.

Bought by WRTI, KMUN, WCQS, GCR (Global Community Radio), New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 18, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 21
Caption: Mallorcan chanteuse Maria del Mar Bonet
Traditional Spanish and Catalan carols, a mass from Mallorca, and a Christmas Tableau by Joaquín Rodrigo.

Bought by KWAX, New Hampshire Public Radio, WXXI Rochester, WRTI, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 28
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Renaissance and baroque Christmas music from Spain And Mexico.

Bought by KVNO, GCR (Global Community Radio), KWAX, New Hampshire Public Radio, WRTI and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2021
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 15
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Traditional sacred music from 15th century Valencia and17th century Mexico, plus selections from Pablo Casals' El Pesebre (The Nativity).

Bought by KVNO, KWAX, WRTI, 'The Sea', GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Ritual Fire Dance, "El Amor Brujo"
The Spanish Hour presents music haunting and macabre for Halloween and el día de los muertos from Spain and South America, the complete El Amor Bru...

Bought by KMUN, New Hampshire Public Radio, WXXI Rochester, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: Oct 25, 2021
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 26
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Argentinean composers from the 19th and 20th centuries, all born in Argentina’s capital city of Buenos Aires.

Bought by KMUN, New Hampshire Public Radio, WCQS, WXXI Rochester, KWAX and more


  • Added: Nov 23, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 26
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Works by Venezuelan composers Inocente Carreño, Aldemaro Romero, and Antonio Estévez Aponte, presented by Gustavo Dudamel leading the Simón Bolívar...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KMUN, WCQS, WXXI Rochester, KVNO and more


  • Added: Nov 14, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 30
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This week, romantic piano works from the late 19th and early 20th centuries from composers born in Spain's Catalonian and Basque regions: the well-...

Bought by WRTI, WCQS, WXXI Rochester, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: Nov 08, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 32
Caption: Carlos Chávez with Artur Rubinstein, Igor Stravinsky, Claire Booth Luce, and Aaron Copland
20th-century chamber music by Spain’s Joaquín Turina, Argentina’s Astor Piazzolla, and Mexico’s Carlos Chávez.

Bought by WRTI, WCQS, KWAX, WXXI Rochester, KVNO and more


  • Added: Nov 02, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 26
Caption: Composer Antón García Abril
20th -century Spanish composers whose works owe more to European modernism that to the folkloric characteristics of Spanish musical traditions.

Bought by WRTI, KMUN, WCQS, New Hampshire Public Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Oct 11, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 30
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Spain in the imaginations of Ravel, Debussy, Chabrier, and Franz Liszt.

Bought by WRTI, KMUN, WCQS, GCR (Global Community Radio), WXXI Rochester and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 28
Caption: Composer and pianist Isaac Albéniz
Which was more dramatic: the life or the compositions of Isaac Albéniz? This week, we’ll focus on both, as well as the cultural milieu that allowed...

Bought by WRTI, KMUN, WCQS, GCR (Global Community Radio), KWAX and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2021
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 31
Caption: Carlos Suriñach
Works by the Catalan-born American composer, conductor, and pianist Carlos Suriñach.

Bought by WRTI, KMUN, WCQS, KWAX, WXXI Rochester and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 27
Caption: Composer Carlos Chávez with pianist María Teresa Rodríguez
Orchestral works by two giants of Mexican musical nationalism: Manuel María Ponce's Piano Concerto and Carlos Chávez's Symphony # 3.

Bought by WRTI, KMUN, WCQS, WXXI Rochester, KWAX and more


  • Added: Sep 13, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 30
Caption: Mexican Composer Miguel Bernal
A program of hidden treasures from Mexico’s Miguel Bernal and Spain’s Isaac Albéniz.

Bought by WRTI, KMUN, WCQS, New Hampshire Public Radio, WXXI Rochester and more


  • Added: Sep 07, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 30