The February 25th, 2011 edition of the Composers Datebook Radio Program & Podcast entitled “Basics” by Koussevitzky and Meyer highlights the double bass.
Music featured includes the classic Gary Karr Recording of Serge Koussevitsky’s 1905 Concerto (Op.3) with Uros Lajovic conducting the Berlin Radio Symphony (Koch-Schwann 11063) & Edgar Meyer’s Quintet recorded with the Emerson String Quartet (DG 453 506)
For the February 25th Edition of the Composers Datebook, click http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/composers_datebook/2011/02/25/datebook_20110225_128.mp3
From their site: The Composers Datebook is produced by American Public Media in association with the American Composers Forum, with initial support from the William and FLora Hewlett Foundation. The creator of the series and its principal writer is John Michel of American Composers Forum. The Composers Datebook Web site is maintained by American Public Media with content provided by ACF.