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The History of Florence Price and Being Ignored by Your Hometown

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Composer Florence Price

Douglas Shadle is an associate professor of musicology at Vanderbilt University and a leading authority on Arkansas native and composer Florence Price. Shadle says Price comes from a long line of American composers in the 1800s who were ignored by their local orchestras in favor of European composers like Brahms.

Kyle Kellams has been the news director at KUAF for 25 years and has been producing Ozarks at Large (first as a weekly, then as a daily program) since March, 1990.