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The Spanish Hour 1810: Profile: Alberto Ginastera

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

Works by the self-described “man of Latin America” and one of South America’s most important composers of the twentieth century.

Alberto-ginastera-and-cat-header-600x460_small From Argentina’s folk traditions to polytonality, we’ll hear four exciting and exuberant works by Alberto Ginastera, self-described “man of Latin America” and one of South America’s most important composers of the twentieth century. We'll hear Danzas argentinas  from the 1930's, Pampeana No. 3  and Piano Sonata No. 1 from the 1950's, and Iubilum from 1980.

The Spanish Hour 1809: Dancing in Barcelona

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:31

Waltzes, sardanas, mazurkas, and more by a variety of Spanish composers who identify as Catalans.

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Enrique Granados, Federico Mompou, and others well known mainly in Spain -- Zamacóis, Morera, and
Blancafort.

The Spanish Hour 1811: Twentieth-Century Spanish Symphonies

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

From the Generation of the Maestros to El Grupo de los Ocho to today, orchestral works by Julio Gómez, Salvador Bacarisse, and José Luis Greco.

Img-4745_small From La Generación de los Maestros (the Generation of the Maestros) to El Grupo de los Ocho (the Group of 8) to today, orchestral works by Julio Gómez, Salvador Bacarisse, and José Luis Greco, representing three generations of Spanish music.

The Spanish Hour 1813: The Cuban Connection

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

A recital of 20th -century chamber music by Cuban-born composers performed by the performed by the Havana String Quartet.

M_cuartetodecuerdasdelahabanai_small Selections from the Havana String Quartet’s concert of 20th -century chamber music by Cuban-born composers Leo Brouwer, Yalil Guerra, and Igmar Alderete. Recorded live in concert at Instituto Cervantes New York.

The Spanish Hour 1814: Will You Do the Fandango?

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

The most Spanish of Spanish songs and dances: the Fandango, as heard through classical interpretations by Soler, Granados, Boccherini, Vives, Mozart, and others.

Un_fandango_small 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, Granados, Boccherini, Vives, and, yes, even Mozart.

The Spanish Hour 1814: Will You Do the Fandango?

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

The most Spanish of Spanish songs and dances: the Fandango, as heard through classical interpretations by Soler, Granados, Boccherini, Vives, Mozart, and others.

Un_fandango_small 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, Granados, Boccherini, Vives, and, yes, even Mozart.

The Spanish Hour 1815: Catalan Classics for Sant Jordi

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

The Spanish Hour celebrates the Catalan national holiday with Catalan classics
from the Renaissance through the 20th century.

Sant-jordi_small Whether you know April 23rd as la Diada de Sant Jordi, el día de la rosa, or el día del llibre, (St. George's Day, The Day of the Rose, or World Book Day,) The Spanish Hour celebrates the Catalan national holiday with Catalan classics from the Renaissance through the 20th century. This week's program focuses on three Spanish composers from the Catalan region. We'll hear sacred music from the Renaissance by Joan Cererols, piano miniatures reminiscent of Schumann's Album for the Young by Granados disciple Josep Martí i Cristià, and a piano trio by Granados himself, written when he was 27.

The Spanish Hour 1816: Remembering Guernica

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:32

We commemorate the anniversary of the bombing of the Basque village of Guernica (April 26, 1937) with “Guernica” Piano Trio number 1 by Octavio Vázquez,

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On April 26, 1937, Axis forces, with Franco's knowledge and consent, obliterated the quiet Basque town of Guernica, killing 1,654 civilians, mostly women and children. We'll commemorate the anniversary of this tragic event with Octavio Vázquez's Guernica (Piano Trio Number 1.) Born in Spain's Galicia region, Octavio Vázquez heads the composition department in Nazareth College in Rochester, NY

The Spanish Hour 1817: Tesoros secretos / Hidden Treasures

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:32

Forgotten by time and still finding an audience: hidden treasures from South America and the Iberian Peninsula.

Octaviokc_small A century of hidden treasures from Spain and the New World, including a sonata for clarinet and piano by Argentinean romantic Carlos Guastavino, symphonic Basque melodies by Jesús Guridi, and a guitar suite of homecoming by contemporary Galician composer Octavio Vázquez.

The Spanish Hour 1818: Choral Music for Cinco de Mayo

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

A potpourri of Mexican choral music, from the 17th-century to today, including works by Juan García de Zéspedes, Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla, Guillermo Álvarez, and Sergio Cárdenas.

Securedownload1_small Over four centuries of Mexican choral music, from 17th-century master Juan Garcia de Zéspedes and Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla to contemporary composers Guillermo Álvarez Navarro and Sergio Cárdenas.

The Spanish Hour 1820: A Trio of South American Gems

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

20th-century South American classcis from Argentina’s Carlos Guastavino to Chile’s Juan Antonio Sánchez to Venezuela’s Evencio Castellanos.

Jos_a One was born of Italian immigrants, another was born in Berlin, and yet another was born into one of South America's most distinguished musical families. Yet Carlos Guastavino, Juan Antonio Sánchez, and Evencio Castellanos all contributed to and enriched not only the musical life of Argentina, Chile, and Venezuela, but of Western classical music.

The Spanish Hour 1821: Transcribed & Transformed

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

A program of well-known Spanish keyboard and orchestral treasures transcribed for guitar and heard anew.

Bgq_4_small Guitarist Jorge Caballero and the Brazilian Guitar Quartet in transcriptions of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's Iberian-inspired  orchestral work Capriccio Espagnole, Isaac Albéniz piano suite Chants d'Espagne, and more.

The Spanish Hour 1821: Transcribed & Transformed

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

A program of well-known Spanish keyboard and orchestral treasures transcribed for guitar and heard anew.

Bgq_4_small Guitarist Jorge Caballero and the Brazilian Guitar Quartet in transcriptions of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's Iberian-inspired  orchestral work Capriccio Espagnole, Isaac Albéniz piano suite Chants d'Espagne, and more.

The Spanish Hour 1822: The Red Book of Montserrat

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

Jordi Savall and friends present selections from El Llibre Vermell de Montserrat, or the Red Book of Montserrat, is a 14th-century collection of devotional texts and music for the pilgrims to the Catalonian Montserrat Monastery.

Llibrevermell_fxxii_rv_ed1-460x300_small The Shrine of the Virgin of Montserrat was a major pilgrimage site in the 14th century. El Llibre Vermell de Montserrat, or the Red Book of Montserrat, is a 14th-century collection of devotional texts and music for the pilgrims to the Catalonian Montserrat Monastery. Tonight we hear selections from the 6 music folios contained in El Llibre Vermell, presented by La Capella Reial de Catalunya and Hespèrion XXI, under the direction of Jordi Savall. Recorded live in concert November 25, 2013, in Barcelona’s Gothic Santa Maria del Pi Church.

The Spanish Hour 1823: The Theater According to Falla

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

Many have interpreted the elegance, sensuality, and erotic suggestiveness of Manuel de Falla’s music as overt expressions of his homosexuality. Falla’s works for the stage: El Amor Brujo (Love, the Magician), and El Corregidor y la molinera (The Magistrate and the Miller’s Wife), a work which would later become El sombrero de tres picos (The Three-Cornered Hat) are featured this week.

Falla-1-e1478974802226_small  In 1904, Carlos Fernandez Shaw introduced Manuel de Falla to The Three-cornered hat, Pedro Antonio de Alarcón’s satire of village life in Andalucía, written in 1874. It’s best known by Manuel de Falla’s music for the ballet of 1919. Falla’s original plan for the novel was to produce it as a pantomime-farce. Joaquín Turina conducted the premiere of The Magistrate and the Miller’s Wife on April 7, 1917. We'll hear the complete work, along with selections from El Amor Brujo.

The Spanish Hour 1824: Contemporary Guitar Classics

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

Contemporary guitar works from Argentina, Puerto Rico, and Spain.

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Andres Segovia, Victor Villadangos, and Carlos Barbosa-Lima perform contemporary guitar classics from Argentina’s Quique Sinesi, Spain’s Joaquín Rodrigo, and Puerto Rico’s Ernesto Cordero.

The Spanish Hour 1826: El Tango, sí, y más / The Tango, Yes, and More

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

Argentina is the land of the tango, but so much more!

Mi0001719060_small Classical music of Argentina, the land of the tango and so much more. We’ll hear tangos by Astor Piazzolla, El Rey – the King – of the tango, along with 19th- and 20th-century works by Carlos Guastavino and Alberto Ginastera.

The Spanish Hour 1827: Enfoque: Focus on Granados’s Goyescas

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

A deep dive into Goyescas, the piano masterpiece by Enrique Granados, the composer who symbolized the essence of Spanish romanticism.

B_w_small This week, the complete 1911 Goyescas Suite of Granados is featured, along the the Intermezzo from the 1915 opera Goyescas.

The Spanish Hour 1828: Popurrí de la guitarra / Guitar potpourri

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

Works from Spain and Latin America by Joaquín Rodrigo, Astor Piazzolla, and Antonio Lauro.

Acoustic-guitar-tonewoods_small Pepe Romero, Corna Guitar Quartet, and Alfonso Morena are featured in works for 1 guitar, 4 guitars, and guitar with orchestra.

The Spanish Hour 1829: Enfoque: Focus on Albéniz’s Piano Masterpieces

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

Works for piano by the Spanish virtuoso and composer Isaac Albéniz. performed by Miguel Baselga and Judith Jáuregui

220px-alb_niz_with_his_daughter_laura_small Pianists Miguel Baselga and Judith Jáuregui interpret two masterworks by Albéniz: Seis danzas españolas/Six Spanish Dances and Suite española.