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


44 Pieces

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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 KUCO, WCQS, KMUN, WRTI, WXXI Rochester and more


  • Added: Aug 07, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 34
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: Aug 15, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 33
Caption: Brazilian Guitar Quartet
A program of well-known Spanish keyboard and orchestral treasures transcribed for guitar and heard anew.

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


  • Added: Jul 03, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 29
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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...

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  • Added: May 22, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Gaieteros (Galician Bagpipers)
Forgotten by time and still finding an audience: hidden treasures from South America and the Iberian Peninsula.

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  • Added: May 09, 2022
  • Length: 58:32
  • Purchases: 26
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 25, 2022
  • Length: 58:32
  • Purchases: 25
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 14, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 27
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: 30
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.

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  • Added: Apr 25, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 29
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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.

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 34
Caption: Guitarist Pepe Romero
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: Sep 25, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 31
Caption: Pianist Judith Jáuregui
Keyboard masterpieces by the Spanish compsoer and piano virtuoso Isaac Albéniz, performed by Miguel Baselga and Judith Jáuregui

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  • Added: Jun 06, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 25
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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: Sep 11, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 32
Caption: Pianist Benita Meshulam
Goyescas – universally recognized as a masterpiece of the composer who symbolized the essence of Spanish romanticism, Enrique Granados.

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 24
Caption: Composer/bandoneónista Astor Piazzolla
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: Sep 05, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 35

  • Added: Jun 27, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 36
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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...

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  • Added: Apr 03, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 34
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...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2022
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 35
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...

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 19
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 ...

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15