Florence Price

Florence Price (1887-1953)

Nationality: American
Born: April 9, 1887, Little Rock, AR Died: June 3, 1953, Chicago (age 66)

Five Folksongs in Counterpoint for String Quartet

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
4:28 I. Calvary. Adagio vigoroso
2:48 II. Clementine. Tempo moderato
4:18 III. Drink to me only with Thine eyes. Andante cantabile
1:23 IV. Shortnin' Bread. Allegro
5:02 V. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot. Andantino
Duration: 21 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1951 (age 63-64)
Note: May have used the title "Five Negro Folksongs in Counterpoint", but this seems to have changed.
2 recordings, 6 videos
autoopen autoplay
22:09
Thalea String Quartet
4:28
Apollo Chamber Players
I. Calvary. Adagio vigoroso
2:48
Apollo Chamber Players
II. Clementine. Tempo moderato
4:18
Apollo Chamber Players
III. Drink to me only with Thine eyes. Andante cantabile
1:23
Apollo Chamber Players
IV. Shortnin' Bread. Allegro
5:02
Apollo Chamber Players
V. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot. Andantino