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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.

Bought by KMUN, KWAX, WXXI, KVNO, 'The Sea' and more


  • Added: May 25, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 24
Caption: Mexican Composer Miguel Bernal
A program of hidden treasures from Mexico’s Miguel Bernal and Spain’s Isaac Albéniz.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KVNO, KWAX and more


  • Added: May 18, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 23
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Ruperto Chapí is best known for his 150 zarzuelas. But the composer known as "the Spanish Massenet" wrote music in every genre. This week, a "zarzu...

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  • Added: May 11, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 23
Caption: Alicia de Larrocha
This week on The Spanish Hour we remember Alicia de Larrocha through her renowned recordings, and through performances and testimonials from a memo...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KMUN, KWAX, KVNO, 'The Sea' and more


  • Added: Apr 28, 2020
  • 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 13, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 14
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: Mar 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:26
  • Purchases: 15
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.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KVNO, KWAX, WXXI and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 22
Caption: Illustration from a Cantigas de Santa María manuscript
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: Feb 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 23
Caption: Anne-Sophie Mutter
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: Feb 18, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 24
Caption: Soprano María Bayo , Credit: Javier Salas
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: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 22
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Hair Loss, and Restoration, Skin Health and Dermatology with Dr Ricardo Mejia from Jupiter Dermatology and Hair Restoration. New procedures, treat...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
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 ...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KWAX, KVNO, WXXI and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 19
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 GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: Jan 14, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas
Mexico’s finest artists are among those we hear this week celebrating the genius of Mexican composer Manuel María Ponce. Enjoy solo works for piano...

Bought by KMUN, KWAX, KVNO, WXXI, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Jan 06, 2020
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: Spanish Tenor Alfredo Kraus
The great Spanish tenor Alfredo Kraus in zarzuela and song.

Bought by 'The Sea', GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KVNO, KWAX and more


  • Added: Jan 01, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
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Singer Yesenia Mejia of Artisanas Mexicanas

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 23, 2019
  • Length: 04:18
  • Purchases: 1
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We begin our celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month with Xanath Caraza, a two-time International Latino book award winner in 2018. In part...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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An hourlong program of baroque music of Mexico, including works by Gaspar Fernandes and Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla, and more. Perfect of Hispanic He...

Bought by KUAT


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Joaquín Zihuatanejo discusses poems based on life in his hometown of East Dallas. He also talks about his early life growing up without his father ...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR begins the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month with the 2018 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize winner, Martín Espada. In t...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Sep 17, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rolling Stone book publisher Alan Rinzler at home in Berkeley., Credit: Marcos Nájera
The men in Zeta’s life. From family to friends to former lovers? You never know—some say Zeta was a constant chameleon in life, love, and the law. ...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 16:59
Caption: Betty Dowd, Marco Acosta & Anita Acosta at the SF Latino Film Festival , Credit: Marcos Nájera
The women in Zeta’s life. From family to friends to former lovers. The ladies speak up and out about Oscar Zeta Acosta. From his spark-light sister...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 31:40
Caption: ASU Professor Luis Mendoza holds up an original copy of Acosta's book., Credit: Marcos Nájera
Nájera travels home to the Southwest to visit Latino scholars from ASU’s Transborder Studies department. The first of its kind in the nation. Chica...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 22:40
Caption: Panquetzalitlzli Performance , Credit: Alden Bruce
Experience Panquetzaliztli, a traditional Mesoamerican winter solstice performance by the Ehecatl Aztec Dancers, through their drums and the tellin...

  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 43:39
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National Hispanic Heritage Month continues with a look at Puerto Rico’s culture and stories through the eyes of the late Judith Ortiz Cofer. In the...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 29:00