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


25 Pieces

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From 17th -century masters Juan García de Zéspedes and Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla to modern-day composers Guillermo Alvarez Navarro and Sergio Cárde...

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Ernesto Lecuona postage stamp
Whether making their homes in Spain, the United States, or never venturing from the Pearl of the Antilles, Cuba’s best-known and best-loved compos...

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15

  • Added: Jan 12, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 26
Caption: Argentine mezzo Bernarda Fink
The tango may be Argentina's best-known export. On this edition of The Spanish Hour, we explore the rich and varied classical music of Argentina. A...

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  • Added: Feb 14, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 27
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a guitar potpourri, featuring works from Latin America (and Spain too) by Joaquín Rodrigo, Astor Piazzolla, and Antonio Lauro.

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  • Added: Feb 23, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 24
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...

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  • Added: Mar 08, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 22
Caption: Brothers Paco de Lucía and Ramón de Algeciras
Chopin wrote that the only thing more beautiful than one guitar is two guitars. On today’s show, we prove him right.

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 24
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.

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 21
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...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2021
  • Length: 58:32
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Guitarist-composer Jorge Caballero
A program of well-known Spanish keyboard and orchestral treasures transcribed for guitar and heard anew.

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  • Added: Jan 05, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 19
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...

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  • Added: Jan 25, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 24
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 Andalucía...

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 25
Caption: Mezzo Conchita Supervía
For Women’s History Month, The Spanish Hour celebrates the contribution of las madres trabajadores -- working moms; latinas y españolas and citizen...

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  • Added: Mar 01, 2021
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 28
Caption: Soprano Victoria de los Angeles
Spanish art songs inspired by Spanish folk songs. Adaptations, arrangements, and inspirations of Spanish songs from the 15th - 21rst centuries.

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 23
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...

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 26
Caption: Spanish Tenor Alfredo Kraus
The great Spanish tenor Alfredo Kraus in zarzuela and song.

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 25
Caption: Composer Manuel María Ponce
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...

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  • Added: May 02, 2021
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 28
Caption: A Youthful 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...

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  • Added: May 10, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 29
Caption: Guitarist and Composer Fernando Sor
In the 19th century, the guitar was still thought of as something heard at village fairs, an easy to strum instrument, meant for nothing more than ...

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  • Added: May 18, 2021
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 27

  • Added: May 23, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18