It’s Women’s History Month — so we’re celebrating and learning about a fantastic female composer named Florence B. Price in today’s episode! Her background and training in European classical music with Black church tradition resulted in many unique and incredible masterpieces.
Other Episodes to Check Out During Women’s History Month:
Episode 16: Important Moments for Women in Music History
Musical Samples You’ll Hear in this Episode:
Florence Price – Fantasie Negre (1929)
Price: Symphony No. 1 in E Minor – II. Largo, maestoso
‘SWING LOW, SWEET CHARIOT’, from ‘Five Folksongs in Counterpoint | Florence B. Price
DSO – My Soul Been Anchored in the Lord – arr. Florence Price, orch. William Henry Curry (Premiere)
Music Listening Schedule for Episode 66
I’ve created a YouTube playlist for you with the music discussed in today’s episode along with some other arrangements of pieces of Florence Price’s music. Check it out here.
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