Wednesday, August 22, 2012

'Andante' from 'Piano Sonata in E minor' of Florence B. Price Performed by Kenny Drew, Jr. on YouTube

[Florence B. Price]

Kenny Drew Jr. - "Andante" from "Piano Sonata in E minor" (Florence Price) (5:37)

Published on Aug 18, 2012 by
Florence Price (1887-1953) was the first African-American female classical composer to achieve national recognition. 

[FlorenceB. Price (1887-1953) is profiled at, which features a comprehensive Works List by Prof. Dominique-René de Lerma, Price was an African American composer, arranger and teacher. A prolific composer and arranger of songs and spirituals, she is perhaps best remembered as the first African American woman to have a symphony performed by a major orchestra.]

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