Welcome to our platform devoted to Florence Price, the first noted African American female composer to gain national status. Born in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1887, Price, won first prize in the Wanamaker Competition with her Symphony in E minor and as a result, became the first female composer of African descent to have a symphonic work performed by a major national symphony orchestra. Little of her piano music has been recorded though recently, approximately five hours of music for solo piano and piano duets were discovered in a home that she once owned and had been subsequently abandoned after having been lost for over thirty years in her home.
Dr. Karen Walwyn is committed to raising the money to begin and complete a five CD project to record the recently discovered music of Price.
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