Fantaisie nègre by Florence Price

This episode of Bach@Home features Florence Price, American composer, pianist and organist. Price was the first African-America woman composer to have her piece performed by a major American orchestra (The Chicago Symphony). Pianist Magdalena Baczewska talks about her education, career, friendships and struggles. Magdalena will then walk you through Price's Fantaisie nègre No. 1 in E minor to aid your listening experience of the entire piece which follows.