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


60 Pieces

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Caption: Viola da Gambist Jordi Savall
Music from Renaissance and Baroque Spain, from Joan Cererols to Diego Ortiz, featuring Jordi Savall.

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
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...

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


  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
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 GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KVNO, KWAX and more


  • Added: Feb 12, 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: 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: Carlos Suriñach
Works by the Catalan-born American composer, conductor, and pianist Carlos Suriñach.

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  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Composer and pianist Isaac Albéniz
Isaac Albéniz was one of the most outstanding personalities in Spain's musical history. On this edition of "The Spanish Hour," we explore the life ...

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  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 19
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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: Composer Salvador Brotons
20th -century Spanish composers whose works owe more to European modernism that to the folkloric characteristics of Spanish musical traditions.

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Carlos Chávez with Artur Rubinstein, Igor Stravinsky, Claire Booth Luce, and Aaron Copland
20th-century chamber music by Spain’s Joaquín Turina, Argentina’s Astor Piazzolla, and Mexico’s Carlos Chávez.

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
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This week, romantic piano works from the late 19th and early 20th centuries from composers born in Spain's Catalonian and Basque regions: the well-...

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  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 19
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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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Argentinean composers from the 19th and 20th centuries, all born in Argentina’s capital city of Buenos Aires.

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


  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Composer Alberto Ginastera and feline friend
Works by the self-described “man of Latin America” and one of South America’s most important composers of the twentieth century.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WNMU-FM, KPIP-LP, KMUN, WXXI and more


  • Added: Mar 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Composer José Luis Greco
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.

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 14
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From Cuba’s Joaquín Nin and Leo Brouwer to Argentina’s Astor Piazzolla and Osvaldo Golijov to Uruguay’s Alfonso Broqua, music by Latin American com...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
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A potpourri of Mexican choral music, from the 17th-century to today, including works by Juan García de Zéspedes, Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla, Guiller...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Guitarist José Antonio Escobar
20th-century South American classcis from Argentina’s Carlos Guastavino to Chile’s Juan Antonio Sánchez to Venezuela’s Evencio Castellanos.

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


  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 14
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: Composer and Conductor Tania León
Music by some of Cuba’s best-known and best-loved composers, all born in Havana.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KPIP-LP, KMUN, WXXI, KWAX and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 12