Saturday, March 10, 2012

WFMT Posts YouTube videos of Monica Hairston O’Connell of Center for Black Music Research

[Florence B. Price: Concerto in One Movement, Symphony in E Minor; New Black Music Repertory Ensemble; Leslie B. Dunner, Conductor; Karen Walwyn, Piano; Albany Records Troy1295 (2011)]

Three YouTube videos have been posted by WFMT, featuring commentary by Monica Hairston O’Connell of the CBMR, along with an excerpt from the recording of Florence Price's Concerto in One Movement from Albany Records Troy1295 (2011):

Chicago’s 175th: World’s Fair, Roland Hayes, Florence Price
Monday, March 5, 2012 by Matt DeStefano

Monica Hairston O’Connell from the Center for Black Music Research at Columbia College Chicago shares information about the 1933 World’s Fair.” (4:12)

Monica shows us Roland Hayes’ songbook and tells us about Florence Price.” (2:37)

Here is Florence Price's Concerto in One Movement with the New Black Music Repertory Ensemble (7:44)

[Florence B. Price (1887-1953) is profiled at, which features a comprehensive Works List by Prof. Dominique-René de Lerma,]

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