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Yannick Nezet-Seguin

Florence Price - Symphonies 1 & 3 w/Phil.Orch.

Deutsche Grammophon

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Yannick Nezet-Seguin on Programming Philadelphia Orchestra Concerts
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1 Symphony No. 1 in E minor / Allegro ma non troppo  
2 Largo, maestoso  
3 Juba Dance  
4 Finale  
5 Symphony No. 3 in C minor / Andante  
6 Andante ma non troppo  
7 Juba. Allegro  
8 Scherzo. Finale  
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Florence Price came to prominence almost ninety years ago, having surmounted systemic barriers to the progress of African-Americans and women in classical music. Much of her music then fell into neglect, however, and has only recently been rediscovered. Among those championing her work today are The Philadelphia Orchestra and its Music Director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Their latest Deutsche Grammophon recording, Florence Price · Symphonies Nos. 1 & 3, will be released as an e-album on 24 September 2021, launching a planned series of recordings celebrating the achievements of the first African-American woman to have a work performed by a major American orchestra. 

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