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


37 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 KUCO, New Hampshire Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, KMUN, WCQS and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Jorge Morel
A celebration of the music of Argentine guitarist and composer Jorge Morel, with recordings of his works performed by David Starobin, David Russell...

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


  • Added: Oct 30, 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 14, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
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 New Hampshire Public Radio, KMUN, WCQS, WXXI Rochester, WRTI and more


  • Added: May 30, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 22
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, KVNO, WRTI, WCQS, KREV-LP and more


  • Added: Nov 14, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 35
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Renaissance and baroque Christmas music from Spain And Mexico.

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


  • Added: Nov 14, 2022
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 19
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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 14, 2022
  • 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 WXXI Rochester, KVNO, WRTI, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN and more


  • Added: Oct 23, 2022
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 30
Caption: Composer Xavier Montsalvatge
A tribute to the 20th-century Catalan composer, author, and music critic Xavier Montsalvatge (1912-2002), one of the so-called “Lost Generation” of...

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


  • Added: Nov 21, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 35
Caption: Manuel María Ponce at the piano
On this edition of "The Spanish Hour," Mexico’s finest artists are among those heard in this celebration of the genius of Mexico’s Manuel Ponce. En...

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


  • Added: Nov 14, 2022
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 33
Caption: Spanish Tenor Alfredo Kraus
The great Spanish tenor Alfredo Kraus in zarzuela and song.

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


  • Added: Nov 06, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 31
Caption: El guitarrista español (1861), Credit:  Edouard Manet
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 WCQS, KMUN, WXXI Rochester, KVNO, KWAX and more


  • Added: Oct 16, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 32
Caption: Diego Velázquez-The Three Musicians
Spanish art songs inspired by Spanish folk songs. Adaptations, arrangements, and inspirations of Spanish songs from the 15th - 21st centuries.

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


  • Added: Oct 10, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 31
Caption: Venezuelan pianist Clara Rodríguez
Female greats of classical music, featuring Venezuelan virtuoso pianist and composer Teresa Carreño, Catalan mezzo Conchita Supervía, and Spanish-M...

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


  • Added: Sep 18, 2022
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 36
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 WCQS, KMUN, WRTI, WXXI Rochester, KVNO and more


  • Added: Aug 07, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 33
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, is a 14th-century collection of de...

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


  • Added: Aug 15, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 32
Caption: Brazilian Guitar Quartet
A program of well-known Spanish keyboard and orchestral treasures transcribed for guitar and heard anew.

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


  • Added: Jul 03, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 28
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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 New Hampshire Public Radio, KMUN, WCQS, KWAX, WXXI Rochester and more


  • Added: May 22, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 36
Caption: Gaieteros (Galician Bagpipers)
Forgotten by time and still finding an audience: hidden treasures from South America and the Iberian Peninsula.

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


  • Added: May 09, 2022
  • Length: 58:32
  • Purchases: 25
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 KVNO, New Hampshire Public Radio, KWAX, GCR (Global Community Radio), WRTI and more


  • Added: Apr 25, 2022
  • Length: 58:32
  • Purchases: 24