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


61 Pieces

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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
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
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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...

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


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

  • Added: Sep 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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.

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 16
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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
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
Caption: El Amor Brujo, Candela, Credit: Carlos Saura
The Spanish Hour presents music haunting and macabre for Halloween and el día de los muertos from Spain and South America, the complete El Amor Bru...

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  • Added: Oct 22, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 14
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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: 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
Caption: The Spanish Mozart" Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga
Born in the Basque city of Bilbao, Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga shared not only a January 27th date of birth with Mozart, but life as a child prodigy...

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  • Added: Nov 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 20
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: Nov 20, 2018
  • 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 Federico Mompou
The enigmatic musical world of 20th-century Catalan composer Frederic (Federico) Mompou.

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 16
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Traditional sacred music from 15th century Valencia and17th century Mexico, plus selections from Pablo Casals' El Pesebre (The Nativity).

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  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 13
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Renaissance and baroque Christmas music from Spain And Mexico.

Bought by KMUN, KWAX, and KVNO


  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Mallorcan chanteuse Maria del Mar Bonet
Traditional Spanish and Catalan carols, a mass from Mallorca, and a Christmas Tableau by Joaquín Rodrigo.

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  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
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The Spanish Hour remembers three important musicians from Spain and Latin America who died in 2018.

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  • Added: Dec 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Guanajuato, Mexico
Twentieth-century Mexican composer Manuel Ponce’s Trio is titled “Romántico,” and Carlos Chávez’s Symphony #4 is nothing less.

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 16
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, WXXI, KVNO, KWAX and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 16