We live in interesting times with regard to music technology in that the technology available to us is evolving exponentially. It’s now possible to create new sounds and imitate acoustic sounds convincingly by using a piece of software such as Apple’s MainStage which is available to anyone as a $29 download from the Apple App...Continue reading
The Music Learning Hub is also a resource for learning about music history. We seek to highlight aspects of music history we believe are particularly relevant to the 21st century, most especially the music of underrepresented composers and performers, various styles of popular music, and aspects of music history of other cultures.
Composer Spotlight: Florence Price
Florence Beatrice Price (April 9, 1887 – June 3, 1953) was an African-American composer, pianist, organist, and music educator. She was born in Little Rock, AR and attended the New England Conservatory of Music. Price is the first African-American woman to have a composition played by a major orchestra. She composed over 300 works, including...