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: Catalan violinist and composer Joan Manén
Almost unknown gems by Cuba's Julián Orbón and Catalonia's Joan Manén.

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  • Added: May 31, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Guitarist Jorge Morel
We remember and celebrate the music of Argentine guitarist and composer Jorge Morel, who died this past February, thee months shy of his 90th birth...

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Enrique Granados at the piano
Lesser known orchestral and chamber works by the composer of Goyescas and 12 Spanish Dances, including forgotten orchestral and instrumental treasu...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 29
Caption: Carlos Chávez
Romantic works by two of Mexico’s great modern masters: the Trio romántico of Manuel María Ponce and the Symphony No. 4 of Carlos Chávez.

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 29
Caption: Composer Federico Mompou
The enigmatic musical world of 20th-century Catalan composer Frederic (Federico) Mompou.

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 23
Caption: Pianist Miguel Baselga
Famous Spanish and Mexican composers and their not so famous works. With pianist Miguel Baselga, The State of Mexico Symphony Orchestra, and Barcel...

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2021
  • Length: 58:26
  • Purchases: 23
Caption: Paquito D'Rivera
A child prodigy, the Cuban-born clarinetist and saxophonist Paquito D’Rivera is well-known equally in both the jazz and classical worlds. We’ll hea...

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 32
Caption: The Spanish Mozart" Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga
Spain's Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga was born 50 years to the day after the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Like Mozart, Arriaga was a prodigy who ...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 33
Caption: Composer José Luis Greco, Credit: Sandra Gallardo
Ballet music by Manuel de Falla and a violin concerto by José Luis Greco, son of flamenco dancers José Greco and Nila Amparo.

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 30
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From the Five Kingdoms of 13th-century Spain to the polyphony of Spanish Renaissance master Tomás Luis de Victoria, this week’s program explores Sp...

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 31
Caption: Ara Malikian
An array of some of the great Spanish works written for violin in the second half of the nineteenth century. Works by Sarasate, Monasterio, and Fer...

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  • Added: Jun 14, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 32
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Not to be confused with the popular operettas and lyric operas popular in Spain from the 1850s through the mid-20th century, the zarzuelas on this ...

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 29
Caption: Del Sol String Quartet
Musical colors of Spain by Spain's modern Masters

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  • Added: May 23, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 19
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
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: 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: 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: "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: 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: 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