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The Spanish Hour 1810: Profile: Alberto Ginastera

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

Works by the self-described “man of Latin America” and one of South America’s most important composers of the twentieth century.

Alberto-ginastera-and-cat-header-600x460_small From Argentina’s folk traditions to polytonality, we’ll hear four exciting and exuberant works by Alberto Ginastera, self-described “man of Latin America” and one of South America’s most important composers of the twentieth century. We'll hear Danzas argentinas  from the 1930's, Pampeana No. 3  and Piano Sonata No. 1 from the 1950's, and Iubilum from 1980.

The Spanish Hour 1809: Dancing in Barcelona

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:31

Waltzes, sardanas, mazurkas, and more by a variety of Spanish composers who identify as Catalans.

__6078297_orig_small Waltzes, sardanas, mazurkas, and more by a variety of Catalan composers, some very well known --
Enrique Granados, Federico Mompou, and others well known mainly in Spain -- Zamacóis, Morera, and
Blancafort.

The Spanish Hour 1811: Twentieth-Century Spanish Symphonies

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

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.

Img-4745_small From La Generación de los Maestros (the Generation of the Maestros) to El Grupo de los Ocho (the Group of 8) to today, orchestral works by Julio Gómez, Salvador Bacarisse, and José Luis Greco, representing three generations of Spanish music.

The Spanish Hour 1813: The Cuban Connection

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

A recital of 20th -century chamber music by Cuban-born composers performed by the performed by the Havana String Quartet.

M_cuartetodecuerdasdelahabanai_small Selections from the Havana String Quartet’s concert of 20th -century chamber music by Cuban-born composers Leo Brouwer, Yalil Guerra, and Igmar Alderete. Recorded live in concert at Instituto Cervantes New York.

The Spanish Hour 1814: Will You Do the Fandango?

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

The most Spanish of Spanish songs and dances: the Fandango, as heard through classical interpretations by Soler, Granados, Boccherini, Vives, Mozart, and others.

Un_fandango_small A program devoted to the Fandango, the most Spanish of Spanish songs and dances. We’ll hear a
variety of classical interpretations by Antonio Soler, Granados, Boccherini, Vives, and, yes, even Mozart.

The Spanish Hour 1814: Will You Do the Fandango?

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

The most Spanish of Spanish songs and dances: the Fandango, as heard through classical interpretations by Soler, Granados, Boccherini, Vives, Mozart, and others.

Un_fandango_small A program devoted to the Fandango, the most Spanish of Spanish songs and dances. We’ll hear a
variety of classical interpretations by Antonio Soler, Granados, Boccherini, Vives, and, yes, even Mozart.

The Spanish Hour 1815: Catalan Classics for Sant Jordi

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:30

The Spanish Hour celebrates the Catalan national holiday with Catalan classics
from the Renaissance through the 20th century.

Sant-jordi_small Whether you know April 23rd as la Diada de Sant Jordi, el día de la rosa, or el día del llibre, (St. George's Day, The Day of the Rose, or World Book Day,) The Spanish Hour celebrates the Catalan national holiday with Catalan classics from the Renaissance through the 20th century. This week's program focuses on three Spanish composers from the Catalan region. We'll hear sacred music from the Renaissance by Joan Cererols, piano miniatures reminiscent of Schumann's Album for the Young by Granados disciple Josep Martí i Cristià, and a piano trio by Granados himself, written when he was 27.

The Spanish Hour 1816: Remembering Guernica

From Candice Agree | Part of the The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree series | 58:32

We commemorate the anniversary of the bombing of the Basque village of Guernica (April 26, 1937) with “Guernica” Piano Trio number 1 by Octavio Vázquez,

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On April 26, 1937, Axis forces, with Franco's knowledge and consent, obliterated the quiet Basque town of Guernica, killing 1,654 civilians, mostly women and children. We'll commemorate the anniversary of this tragic event with Octavio Vázquez's Guernica (Piano Trio Number 1.) Born in Spain's Galicia region, Octavio Vázquez heads the composition department in Nazaereth College in Rochester, NY