Genius Grant #2

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Robert Siegel talks with another "genius grant" winner: Edgar Meyer, a bassist and composer from Nashville, Tenn. Meyer fuses classical and bluegrass musical styles. (4:00) The music heard in this piece was, in order: "Bach's Unaccompanied Cello Suite," from Edgar Meyer's album, Bach: Unaccompanied Cello Suites, Nos. 1, 2, and 5 (Sony Classical, 2000); "Great Green Sea Snake" and "Smiles and Tears" from Meyer's album, Work In Progress. (MCA, 1990).

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