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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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Spain in the imaginations of Ravel, Debussy, Chabrier, and Franz Liszt.

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  • Added: Mar 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
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...

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  • Added: Feb 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 19
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: Conductor Ataúlfo Argenta
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: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
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: 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
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Roman, Germanic, Byzantine, French, Arabic, and Jewish influences in Spain's sacred and secular vocal music from the 13th-17th centuries.

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  • Added: Oct 31, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
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
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NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR continues National Hispanic Heritage Month with Joaquín Zihuatanejo, whose poetry book, ARSONIST, has just been released. He...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • 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...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The guitar in the 19th century had not yet achieved its rightful status as an expressive and legitimate concert instrument. Known as “The Beethoven...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 14
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...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Composer Manuel María Ponce
A celebration of the genius of Manuel María Ponce through his works for solo piano and guitar, highlighted by his acclaimed Concierto del Sur.

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  • Added: Sep 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Spanish Tenor Alfredo Kraus
The great Spanish tenor Alfredo Kraus in zarzuela and song.

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
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: Aug 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Composer/bandoneónista Astor Piazzolla
Argentina is the land of the tango, but so much more!

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Composer and Conductor Tania León
Music by some of Cuba’s best-known and best-loved composers, all born in Havana.

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Composer and Guitarist Quique Sinesi
Contemporary guitar works from Argentina, Puerto Rico, and Spain.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 13
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