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Composer: Price, Florence (1887-1953)

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Year of birth1887
Year of death1953
NationalityUnited States
Period20th century
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The concerto reconstructed: Detroit Symphony plays Sorey premiere

Jennifer Koh, Xian Zhang and the Detroit Symphony © Sarah Smarch
DSO plays Florence Price's Five Folksongs in Counterpoint and performs the world premiere of Tyshawn Sorey's For Marcos Balter for violin and orchestra with Jennifer Koh. 
*****
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Rouvali and Philharmonia glisten like quartz in American smorgasbord

Santtu-Matias Rouvali conducts the Philharmonia © Belinda Lawley
A slightly left-field American-themed programme gave Santtu-Matias Rouvali scope to explore, and excel, in the Philharmonia’s exciting return to the Royal Festival Hall.
*****
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Black legacies explored by Chineke! at the Royal Festival Hall

Jeneba Kanneh-Mason © Southbank Centre | Mark Allan
Chineke! Orchestra returns to the Royal Festival Hall with a programme that explores the legacy of black composers, as well as marking Beethoven's 250th anniversary. 
***11
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Seven decades of African American composition in a New Jersey carpark

American Symphony Orchestra Quartet © Jack Grassa

The Americanism in the compositions on the program was culled from American hymns, gospel and pre-jazz social music, with a highlight being the recently rediscovered work of Florence Price. 

***11
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Orpheus’ musicians play with restrained romanticism

Orpheus members play Brahms © Jack Grassa
One of the most charming attributes of Montgomery's Strum is the way different individual voices rise from and fall back into a seductively colored sound canopy. 
****1
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