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Cuba, as well as the Philippines, ad a rich musical tradition prior to the arrival of Spansh conquistadors. This week, we'll hear dances from these...

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  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18

  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
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One cannot discuss the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema without talking about composer Silvestre Revueltas. We’ll hear selections from some of his grea...

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  • Added: May 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
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Guitartists Pepe Romero and Turibio Santos are featured in works by Palomo and Granados.

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 14
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An all-Venezuelan program, with Gustavo Dudamel leading the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra, the best known of the orchestras of “El Sistema;” and Ed...

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
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This week, romantic piano works from the late 19th and early 20th centuries from composers born in Spain's Catalonian and Basque regions: the well-...

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  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: Carlos Chávez with Artur Rubinstein, Igor Stravinsky, Claire Booth Luce, and Aaron Copland
20th-century chamber music by Spain’s Joaquín Turina, Argentina’s Astor Piazzolla, and Mexico’s Carlos Chávez.

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Panamanian Composer Roque Cordero
20th-century chamber music for winds and small orchestra from Panama and Uruguay.

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  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Composer Salvador Brotons
20th -century Spanish composers whose works owe more to European modernism that to the folkloric characteristics of Spanish musical traditions.

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
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Spain in the imaginations of Ravel, Debussy, Chabrier, and Franz Liszt.

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  • Added: Mar 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
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Coffee is more than just a beverage – it can be a jumpstart to a day at work or a relaxing afternoon with friends. This episode explores the meanin...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 15:56
Caption: Composer Carlos Chávez with pianist María Teresa Rodríguez
Orchestral works by two giants of Mexican musical nationalism: Manuel María Ponce's Piano Concerto and Carlos Chávez's Symphony # 3.

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: Mexican Composer Miguel Bernal
A program of tesoros escondidos -- hidden treasures -- from Mexico’s Miguel Bernal and Spain’s Isaac Albéniz.

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  • Added: Jan 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Pianist Judith Jáuregui
Lesser known orchestral and chamber works by the composer of Goyescas and 12 Spanish Dances.

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Guanajuato, Mexico
Twentieth-century Mexican composer Manuel Ponce’s Trio is titled “Romántico,” and Carlos Chávez’s Symphony #4 is nothing less.

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 16
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The Spanish Hour remembers three important musicians from Spain and Latin America who died in 2018.

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  • Added: Dec 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Composer Federico Mompou
The enigmatic musical world of 20th-century Catalan composer Frederic (Federico) Mompou.

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Lamba community members returning from the millet harvest, Credit: Carla Seidl
Producer Carla Seidl recalls her experience in Togo, West Africa, through language notes and audio recordings. A sound-rich cultural immersion/aud...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 09:04
Caption: Pianist Miguel Baselga
Lesser-known works by well-known composers, including Isaac Albéniz’s Recuerdos de Viaje.

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  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:26
  • Purchases: 9
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: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: The Spanish Mozart" Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga
Born in the Basque city of Bilbao, Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga shared not only a January 27th date of birth with Mozart, but life as a child prodigy...

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  • Added: Nov 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Composer José Luis Greco, Credit: Photo © 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: Nov 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Ara Malikian
Hand-picked favorites from the Spanish violin repertory of the second half of the nineteenth century, featuring works by Sarasate, Monasterio and F...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Don’t confuse the 18th century zarzuelas we’ll hear this week with the popular operettas and lyric operas popular in Spain from the 1850s through t...

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Mexican composer Carlos Chávez
A selection of classics by the Holy Trinity of 20th-century Mexican composers: Manuel Ponce, Silvestre Revueltas, and Carlos Chávez.

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 16