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Midday Music Playlist for 03/28/2011

Today's noon-hour feature is Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain's unlikely but wonderful triple concerto for banjo, bass and tablas, The Melody of Rhythm. The threesome bridges the worlds of classical, bluegrass and south Asian music, and they're in Georgia this week, performing in Savannah Wednesday, Athens Friday and Atlanta Saturday.

Berlioz, H. Roman Carnival Overture Berlin Phil, Levine DG 429 724
Bach, J.S. Aria Variata "In the Italian Style" Angela Hewitt Hyperion 67499
Mendelssohn, F. Symphony No. 4, "Italian" Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Harnoncourt Teldec 9031-72308
Bach, J.S. Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring Simone Dinnerstein Sony 81742
Clemens non Papa, J. Ego Flos Campi Stile Antico Harmonia Mundi 807489
Fleck, B.; Hussain, Z.; Meyer, E. The Melody of Rhythm, triple concerto for banjo, tablas and double bass Bela Fleck, Zakir Hussain, Edgar Meyer, Detroit Sym, Slatkin E1 2024
Vaughan Williams, R. Serenade to Music (words from Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice) Atlanta Sym Orch & Chorus, Jessica Rivera, Kelley O'Connor, Spano Telarc 80676
Brahms, J. Symphony No. 1 in C minor Philadelphia Orch, Muti Philips 426 299