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


34 Pieces

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Brazilian Guitar Quartet
A program of well-known Spanish keyboard and orchestral treasures transcribed for guitar and heard anew.

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


  • Added: May 22, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Composer Octavio Vázquez
Forgotten by time and still finding an audience: hidden treasures from South America and the Iberian Peninsula.

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


  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:32
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Guitarist Slava Grigoryan
Known as the “Sarasate of the guitar,” Francisco Tárrega’s works are challenging to play and inspiring to hear, especially as performed by Julian B...

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


  • Added: Jul 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Isaac Albéniz with his daughter Laura
Works for piano by the Spanish virtuoso and composer Isaac Albéniz. performed by Miguel Baselga and Judith Jáuregui

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


  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 9
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Works from Spain and Latin America by Joaquín Rodrigo, Astor Piazzolla, and Antonio Lauro.

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


  • Added: Jul 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Pages from El Llibre Vermell de Montserrat
Jordi Savall and friends present selections from El Llibre Vermell de Montserrat, or the Red Book of Montserrat, is a 14th-century collection of de...

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  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 11
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A live concert recording of some of the most recognizable and beloved popular dances of Spain.

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


  • Added: May 08, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Pianist Benita Meshulam
A deep dive into Goyescas, the piano masterpiece by Enrique Granados, the composer who symbolized the essence of Spanish romanticism.

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


  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: The Fandango
The most Spanish of Spanish songs and dances: the Fandango, as heard through classical interpretations by Soler, Granados, Boccherini, Vives, Mozar...

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


  • Added: Apr 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Havana String Quartet
A recital of 20th -century chamber music by Cuban-born composers performed by the performed by the Havana String Quartet.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KMUN, WXXI, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 9
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Waltzes, sardanas, mazurkas, and more by a variety of Spanish composers who identify as Catalans.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KMUN, WXXI, KWAX, and KVNO


  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 5
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...

Bought by KMUN, WXXI, KVNO, KWAX, KMUN and more


  • Added: Oct 16, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Detail from Picasso's Gernika (Guernica)
We commemorate the anniversary of the bombing of the Basque village of Guernica (April 26, 1937) with “Guernica” Piano Trio number 1 by Octavio Vá...

Bought by KWAX, WXXI, KMUN, KTXK, KVNO and more


  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:32
  • Purchases: 9
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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...

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


  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Venezuelan pianist Clara Rodríguez
The Spanish Hour celebrates the contribution of las madres trabajdores -- working moms -- in classical music.

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


  • Added: Aug 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 15
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.

Bought by WXXI, KTXK, KMUN, KVNO, KWAX and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 10
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.

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


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

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


  • Added: Sep 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 15