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Bela Fleck and Edgar Meyer

Bela Fleck and Edgar Meyer.
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Bela Fleck and Edgar Meyer.

Detail: CD cover for <i>Music for Two</i>.
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Detail: CD cover for Music for Two.

NPR's Fred Child welcomes Grammy-winning banjo player Bela Fleck and renowned double bassist Edgar Meyer to the NPR studios for an interview and performance.

The two musicians are old friends and both have voracious appetites for all types of music. They've recently released a CD, Music for Two, and are touring as a duo.

Fleck and Meyer discuss how they work together on original music and on interpretations of both classical and contemporary composers. The music they perform is listed below.

Playlist

- Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 6 in E major

- Meyer: "Canon"

- Meyer/Fleck: "Pile-Up"

- Bach: A Well Tempered Clavier, Prelude No. 2 in A minor

- Fleck: "Bug Tussle"

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Fred Child
Fred Child is a commentator for NPR and the host of American Public Media's Performance Today.