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


22 Pieces

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Caption: Pianist Judith Jáuregui
Lesser known orchestral and chamber works by the composer of Goyescas and 12 Spanish Dances.

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


  • Added: Apr 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 21
Caption: Carlos Chávez
Romantic works by two of Mexico’s great modern masters: the Trio romántico of ManuelMaría Ponce and the Symphony No. 4 of Carlos Chávez.

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


  • Added: Mar 31, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 23
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...

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


  • Added: Mar 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:26
  • Purchases: 15
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: Mar 19, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 24
Caption: Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga, the Spanish Mozart
Spain's Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga was born 50 years to the day after the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Like Mozart, Arriaga was a prodigy who ...

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 26
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: 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
Caption: Silvestre Revueltas
A selection of classics by the Holy Trinity of 20th-century Mexican composers: Manuel Ponce, Silvestre Revueltas, and Carlos Chávez.

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


  • Added: Feb 03, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Del Sol String Quartet
Musical colors of Spain by Spain's modern Masters

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  • Added: Jan 27, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 11
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 ...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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

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  • Added: Jan 01, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
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...

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  • Added: Apr 21, 2020
  • Length: 58:32
  • 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.

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  • Added: Apr 13, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 14
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.

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  • Added: May 18, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 22
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