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The Best Of Edgar Meyer / Ma, Bell, O'connor, Fleck, Et Al


Release Date: 09/04/2007 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 713233   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  TraditionalEdgar MeyerPablo de SarasateJohann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Edgar MeyerMark O'ConnorYo-Yo MaMike Marshall,   ... 
Conductor:  Hugh Wolff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
The Green Groves of Erin by Traditional
Performer:  Edgar Meyer (Double Bass), Mark O'Connor (Violin), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Date of Recording: 08/1995 
Venue:  Sound Emporium, Nashville, Tennessee 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "The Flowers of Red Hill."
Arranger: Edgar Meyer. 
2.
The Flowers of Red Hill by Traditional
Performer:  Edgar Meyer (Double Bass), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Mark O'Connor (Violin)
Date of Recording: 08/1995 
Venue:  Sound Emporium, Nashville, Tennessee 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "The Green Groves of Erin."
Arranger: Edgar Meyer. 
3.
Sliding Down by Edgar Meyer
Performer:  Mike Marshall (Guitar), Béla Fleck (Mandolin), Edgar Meyer (Piano),
Béla Fleck (Guitar), Edgar Meyer (Mandocello), Béla Fleck (Banjo),
Mike Marshall (Mandola), Edgar Meyer (Double Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Ocean Way Studios, Nashville, Tennessee 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
4.
Please Don't Feed the Bear by Edgar Meyer
Performer:  Edgar Meyer (Double Bass), Edgar Meyer (Viola da gamba), Edgar Meyer (Banjo),
Edgar Meyer (Mandolin), Edgar Meyer (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Nashville, Tennessee 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Nashville, Tennessee (08/2004 - 05/2005) 
5.
Early Morning by Edgar Meyer
Performer:  Edgar Meyer ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 23 Secs. 
6.
Concert Duo for Violin and Double Bass: The Prequel by Edgar Meyer
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Edgar Meyer (Double Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 08/1998 
Venue:  Performing Arts Center, SUNY Purchase 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
7.
Uncommon Ritual by Edgar Meyer
Performer:  Béla Fleck (Banjo), Edgar Meyer (Double Bass), Mike Marshall (Mandolin),
Mike Marshall (Mandocello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1996 
Venue:  St. Bernard Convent Chapel, Nashville 
Length: 6 Minutes 0 Secs. 
8.
Pile-up by Edgar Meyer
Performer:  Béla Fleck (Banjo), Edgar Meyer (Double Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 6 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: This work was created in collaboration with Béla Fleck. 
9.
Duet for Cello and Double Bass by Edgar Meyer
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Edgar Meyer (Double Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Length: 5 Minutes 54 Secs. 
10.
Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Mike Marshall (Mandolin), Edgar Meyer (Double Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Ocean Way Studios, Nashville, Tennessee 
Length: 8 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: Arrangers: Mike Marshall; Edgar Meyer. 
11.
By the River by Edgar Meyer
Performer:  Béla Fleck (Guitar), Edgar Meyer (Double Bass), Mike Marshall (Mandolin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1996 
Venue:  St. Bernard Convent Chapel, Nashville 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
12.
Concerto for Double Bass in D major: 3rd movement by Edgar Meyer
Performer:  Edgar Meyer (Double Bass)
Conductor:  Hugh Wolff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Ordway Music Theater, St Paul, Minnesota 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: Ordway Music Theater, St Paul, Minnesota (1998 - 1999) 
13.
Suite for Cello solo no 5 in C minor, BWV 1011: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Edgar Meyer (Double Bass)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts 
Length: 5 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Edgar Meyer. 
14.
Suite for Cello solo no 5 in C minor, BWV 1011: 6th movement, Gigue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Edgar Meyer (Double Bass)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Edgar Meyer. 
15.
Concert Duo for Violin and Double Bass: 1st movement by Edgar Meyer
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Edgar Meyer (Double Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 08/1998 
Venue:  Performing Arts Center, SUNY Purchase 
Length: 6 Minutes 58 Secs. 

Sound Samples

The Green Groves of Erin / The Flowers of Red Hill (Instrumental)
Sliding Down (Instrumental)
Please Don't Feed the Bear
Concert Duo mvt. 1 (Instrumental)
Early Morning
Concert Duo, The Prequel (Instrumental)
Uncommon Ritual (Instrumental)
Pile-up (Live)
Duet for Cello and Bass
Zigeunerweisen (Instrumental)
By The River (Instrumental)
Movement III (quarter note = 190) from Concerto in D for Double Bass and Orchestra
Prélude from Suite for Solo Cello No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011 (Instrumental)
VI. Gigue from Suite for Solo Cello No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011 (Instrumental)

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