Jun 23, 2021

Discovery Orchestra Chat 179 – Florence Price’s Symphony No. 1 “Juba Dance”, Part 2

Chat Video #178 Florence Price's Symphony No. 1 "Juba Dance"

It was in 1933 when the first African-American woman would have her music performed by a major U.S symphony orchestra. Maestro Maull explores Florence Price’s Symphony No.1 which fuses Price’s West African roots with traditional classical music. This uplifting, trailblazing piece will make you want to put on your dancing shoes!

This is Part 2 of a two part series. In case you missed it, here is Part 1.