Fantasie Nègre No. 4 in B Minor

Alternate Title

  • None

Composition Year

  • 1932


  • Solo piano


  • 5-10 min.1


Premiere Performance

  • June 15, 1937; Federal Music Project Building (632 N. Dearborn St.), Chicago; Marion Hall, piano.

Published Editions


Thematic Incipit


  1. Brown, Rae Linda. The Heart of a Woman: The Life and Music of Florence B. Price. Music in American Life. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2020.
  2. Ege, Samantha. “The Aesthetics of Florence Price: Negotiating the Dissonances of a New World Nationalism.” PhD diss., University of York (UK), 2020.
  3. Holly, Ellistine Perkins. “Black Concert Music in Chicago, 1890s to the 1930s.” Black Music Research Newsletter 9, no. 2 (Fall 1987): 3–7.


  1. The range of playing times reflects the variances between the manuscript versions of this piece. The Cooper edition (2020) runs closer to 5 minutes.