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Price Catalogue Moves to G. Schirmer

Price Catalogue Moves to G. Schirmer

According to the New York Times, G. Schirmer has announced today that it had acquired rights to the complete Florence Price catalogue worldwide.

G. Schirmer President Robert Thompson confirmed the acquisition on Twitter.

The Price is Right

The Price is Right

Florence Price was doubtless one of the great composers of her generation, and the first African American woman "to achieve national recognition for her accomplishments as a symphonic composer." Price seems finally to be having her "moment" with a flurry of press and the premiere of her fourth symphony and second violin concerto all occurring since January. An American original who completed over 300 compositions…

Jordan Randall Smith is the Music Director of Symphony Number One.