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


23 Pieces

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Caption: Quena (Andean bamboo flute)
From Joaquín Rodrigo to Ernesto Lecuona to Alberto Ginastera to Gabriela Lena Frank, old and new favorites from Spain and Latin America.

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


  • Added: Jan 29, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 21
Caption: Jorge Morel
This week, we focus on Argentine guitarist and composer Jorge Morel, with recordings of his works performed by David Starobin, David Russell, Hilar...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KRZA, WRTI, WXXI Rochester, KENW and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 25
Caption: Hymnus peregrinorum “Dum pater familias” fragment from Codex Calixtinus
From as far back as the ninth century, perhaps earlier, pilgrims have followed El Camino de Santiago to the shrine of St. James in Compostela. On t...

Bought by KUER, GCR (Global Community Radio), KSJE, KMUN, WCQS and more


  • Added: Jan 14, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 35
Caption: "La jota" by Joaquín Sorolla , Aragón (1914)
Claude Debussy defined the guitar as an expressive harpsicord. Joaquín Rodrigo believed this to be the best definition ever given of the Spanish gu...

Bought by WRTI, New Hampshire Public Radio, KVNO, WRGY, KRZA and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 45
Caption: Soprano Victoria de los Angeles
Spanish art songs inspired by Spanish folk songs. Adaptations, arrangements, and inspirations of Spanish songs from the 15th - 21st centuries.

Bought by WCQS, WRTI, New Hampshire Public Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio), KBUT Crested Butte, Colo. and more


  • Added: Jun 03, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 45
Caption: Mezzo Conchita Supervía
Female greats of classical music, featuring Venezuelan virtuoso pianist and composer Teresa Carreño, Catalan mezzo Conchita Supervía, and Spanish-M...

Bought by WCQS, WRTI, KMUN, WRGY, KVNO and more


  • Added: Apr 28, 2024
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 49
Caption: Pablo Picasso theater curtain for The Three-Cornered Hat, 1919
In 1904, Carlos Fernandez Shaw introduced Manuel de Falla to "The Three-cornered hat," Pedro Antonio de Alarcón’s satire of village life in Andaluc...

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


  • Added: Mar 24, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 45
Caption: Pages from El Llibre Vermell de Montserrat
Jordi Savall and friends present selections from El Llibre Vermell de Montserrat, or the Red Book of Montserrat, a 14th-century collection of devot...

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  • Added: Apr 21, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 45
Caption: Guitarist-composer Jorge Caballero
A program of well-known Spanish keyboard and orchestral treasures transcribed for guitar and heard anew.

Bought by KUER, KSJE, WRTI, KMUN, New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 18, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 41
Caption: John Singer Sargent: "El Jaleo"
A program recorded live in concert of Spanish and Latin American music of some of the most recognizable and beloved popular dances of Spain. Habane...

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


  • Added: Jan 08, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 48
Caption: Detail from Picasso's Gernika (Guernica)
We commemorate the anniversary of the bombing of the Basque village of Guernica (April 26, 1937) with “Guernica” Piano Trio number 1 by Octavio Vá...

Bought by WCQS, WRGY, KVNO, KRZA, KENW and more


  • Added: Apr 13, 2024
  • Length: 58:32
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: A rose and a book for La Diada de Sant Jordi
The Spanish Hour celebrates the Catalan national holiday with Catalan classics from the Renaissance through the 20th century.

Bought by WCQS, WRGY, KRZA, WXXI Rochester, New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 07, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 40
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Chopin wrote that the only thing more beautiful than one guitar is two guitars. On today’s show, we prove him right.

Bought by WCQS, New Hampshire Public Radio, WRTI, WRGY, KVNO and more


  • Added: May 27, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 45
Caption: Guitarist Slava Grigoryan
On this edition of The Spanish Hour, we explore the genius of the composer known as the “Sarasate of the guitar.” Francisco Tárrega’s works are cha...

Bought by KUER, WCQS, KMUN, KVNO, WRGY and more


  • Added: May 19, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 43
Caption: Isaac Manuel Francisco Albéniz y Pascual
Keyboard masterpieces by the Spanish compsoer and piano virtuoso Isaac Albéniz, performed by Miguel Baselga and Judith Jáuregui

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


  • Added: Jan 22, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 36
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A guitar potpourri, featuring works from Latin America and Spain by Joaquín Rodrigo, Astor Piazzolla, and Antonio Lauro.

Bought by KBUT Crested Butte, Colo., WCQS, KMUN, KUER, WRGY and more


  • Added: May 11, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 46
Caption: Argentine mezzo Bernarda Fink
The tango may be Argentina's best-known musical export, but it's far from the only musical expression to be discovered. On this edition of The Span...

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  • Added: May 05, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 48
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20th-century South American classcis from Argentina’s Carlos Guastavino to Chile’s Juan Antonio Sánchez to Venezuela’s Evencio Castellanos.

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


  • Added: Feb 11, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Young People's Chorus of New York City members
Music written for children -- to sing, to play, to enjoy -- by Cuban-born Paquito D'Rivera and Emilio Aragón, Catalan Xavier Montsalvatge, and Teru...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KSJE, New Hampshire Public Radio, WRTI, KVNO and more


  • Added: Mar 10, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 31
Caption: Flamenco dancers Laura del Sol and Antonio Gades
Love songs, nothing but love songs! Spanish love songs for El Día de los Enamorados – Valentine’s Day from Sephardic romances from the Middle Ages ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WRGY, KSJE, WRTI, KMUN and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 28