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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


16 Pieces

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Caption: El Amor Brujo, Candela, Credit: Carlos Saura
The Spanish Hour presents music haunting and macabre for Halloween and el día de los muertos.

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  • Added: Oct 31, 2017
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Mallorcan chanteuse Maria del Mar Bonet
Traditional Spanish and Catalan carols, a mass from Mallorca, and a Christmas Tableau by Joaquín Rodrigo.

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


  • Added: Dec 20, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Composer Salvador Brotons
20 th -century Spanish composers whose works owe more to European modernism that to the folkloric characteristics of Spanish musical traditions.

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: The Damocles Trio
Chamber Music from Spain, Argentina, and Mexico from the early and mid 20th century, featuring works from Spain’s Joaquín, Argentina’s Astor Piazzo...

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  • Added: Nov 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Isaac Albéniz and daughter Laura, 1905
Romantic piano works from the late 19th and early 20th centuries from composers born in Spain's Catalonian and Basque regions.

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  • Added: Nov 28, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Gustavo Dudamel and the young performers of El Sistema
An all-Venezuelan program, with Gustavo Dudamel and Eduardo Mata conducting works by Carreño, Romero, and Estévez.

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  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Guitarist Pepe Romero
Brazilian guitarist Turibio Santos plays transcriptions of works by Granados, and Pepe Romero solos in Palomo's Nocturnos de Andalucía.

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  • Added: Jan 02, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 9
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Music from the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema by Silvestre Revueltas, including his most famous work, “La Noche de los Mayas.”

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Mexican Composer Miguel Bernal
A program of hidden gems from Mexico’s Miguel Bernal and Spain’s Isaac Albéniz.

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 13
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: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Carlos Suriñach
With Catalonia very much in the news these days, we present a program of works by the Catalan-born American composer, conductor, and pianist Carlos...

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  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 10
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: Oct 31, 2017
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Sevilla, España
Spain in the imaginations of Ravel, Debussy, Chabrier, and Franz Liszt.

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  • Added: Nov 06, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Composer Jorge Liderman
Argentinean composers from the 19th and 20th centuries, all born in Argentina’s capital city, Buenos Aires.

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  • Added: Dec 12, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 9
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Contemporary classical music from three icons of the classical music of mid-20th century Mexico.

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Russian postage stamp honoring Mikhail Glinka
Russian composers who were inspired by the music of Spain.

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  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8