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


52 Pieces

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Caption: Spanish Tenor Alfredo Kraus
The great Spanish tenor Alfredo Kraus in zarzuela and song.

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


  • Added: Aug 28, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: El guitarrista español (1861), Credit:  Edouard Manet
Of the works for guitar solo, guitar duo and guitar with orchestra on this week’s program, only one was written specifically for the guitar. We’ll ...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Soprano Victoria de los Angeles
Spanish art songs inspired by Spanish folk songs. Adaptations, arrangements, and inspirations of Spanish songs from the 15th - 21rst centuries.

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Venezuelan pianist Clara Rodríguez
The Spanish Hour celebrates the contribution of las madres trabajdores -- working moms -- in classical music.

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Composer Manuel de Falla
Many have interpreted the elegance, sensuality, and erotic suggestiveness of Manuel de Falla’s music as overt expressions of his homosexuality. Fal...

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
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: 12
Caption: Brazilian Guitar Quartet
A program of well-known Spanish keyboard and orchestral treasures transcribed for guitar and heard anew.

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  • Added: May 22, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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A live concert recording of some of the most recognizable and beloved popular dances of Spain.

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  • Added: May 08, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Composer Octavio Vázquez
Forgotten by time and still finding an audience: hidden treasures from South America and the Iberian Peninsula.

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:32
  • Purchases: 6
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 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:32
  • Purchases: 10
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 10, 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...

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  • Added: Apr 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Havana String Quartet
A recital of 20th -century chamber music by Cuban-born composers performed by the performed by the Havana String Quartet.

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  • 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.

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  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Brothers Paco de Lucía and Ramón de Algeciras
Chopin wrote that the only thing more beautiful than one guitar is two guitars. On today’s show, we prove him right.

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  • Added: Jul 31, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
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...

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 11
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

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 10
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Works from Spain and Latin America by Joaquín Rodrigo, Astor Piazzolla, and Antonio Lauro.

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Pianist Benita Meshulam
A deep dive into Goyescas, the piano masterpiece by Enrique Granados, the composer who symbolized the essence of Spanish romanticism.

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Composer/bandoneónista Astor Piazzolla
Argentina is the land of the tango, but so much more!

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 13