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


36 Pieces

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Caption: Guitarist Julian Bream (1933-2020)
Selections from the Spanish repertory of British guitarist Julian Bream, joined, at times, by guitarist John Williams and the RCA Victor Orchestra.

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


  • Added: Feb 27, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 16
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The latest addition to The Spanish Hour’s Christmas specials: selections from Stile Antico's "A Spanish Nativity"

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


  • Added: Nov 30, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
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 GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KWAX, New Hampshire Public Radio, WXXI Rochester and more


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

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2021
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 17
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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 GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, New Hampshire Public Radio, WXXI Rochester, KVNO and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 21
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 GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, New Hampshire Public Radio, WXXI Rochester, KWAX and more


  • Added: Oct 25, 2021
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 27
Caption: Gaieteros (Galician Bagpipers)
Forgotten by time and still finding an audience: hidden treasures from South America and the Iberian Peninsula.

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


  • Added: May 09, 2022
  • Length: 58:32
  • Purchases: 23
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 New Hampshire Public Radio, KWAX, GCR (Global Community Radio), WRTI, KMUN and more


  • Added: Apr 25, 2022
  • Length: 58:32
  • Purchases: 23
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 KWAX, GCR (Global Community Radio), New Hampshire Public Radio, KVNO, WXXI Rochester and more


  • Added: Apr 14, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 26
Caption: The Fandango
A program devoted to the Fandango, the most Spanish of Spanish songs and dances. We’ll hear a variety of classical interpretations by Antonio Soler...

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  • Added: May 01, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 27
Caption: La Habana, Cuba
A recital of 20th -century chamber music by Cuban-born composers performed by the performed by the Grammy Award-winning Havana String Quartet.

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


  • Added: Apr 25, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 27
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Flamenco may be the music tradition best known outside of Spain, but Spain's rich musical dance heritage includes waltzes, sardanas, mazurkas, and ...

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


  • Added: Mar 14, 2022
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 27
Caption: Roman Bridge, Córdoba
Russian composers who were inspired by the music of Spain.

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 30
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From Cuba’s Joaquín Nin and Leo Brouwer to Argentina’s Astor Piazzolla and Osvaldo Golijov to Uruguay’s Alfonso Broqua, music by Latin American com...

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


  • Added: Apr 03, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 33
Caption: Composer José Luis Greco
From the Generation of the Maestros to El Grupo de los Ocho to today, orchestral works by Julio Gómez, Salvador Bacarisse, and José Luis Greco.

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


  • Added: Mar 27, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 36
Caption: Composer Alberto Ginastera and feline friend
Works by Alberto Ginastera, the self-described “man of Latin America” and one of South America’s most important and innovative composers of the twe...

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


  • Added: Mar 22, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 34
Caption: Don Quixote, Credit: Picasso
A program of music inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ timeless novel Don Quixote. Manuel de Falla’s one-act opera Master Peter’s Puppet Show (El Reta...

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


  • Added: Mar 06, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 40
Caption: a page from the Codex Las Huelgas
The female a capella quartet Anonymous 4 present selections from Burgos’ Codex Las Huelgas, dating from the turn of the 14th century.

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


  • Added: Feb 21, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 30
Caption: Rodolfo Halffter with violinist Samuel Dushkin
Two brothers, two composers, two countries. Works by composers and siblings Ernesto and Rodolfo Halffter, part of Spain's Generación de '27 (Genera...

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


  • Added: Feb 14, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 34