New on Postclassic Radio:
Lonesome Road: The Crawford Variations (1988-89), Larry Polansky’s massive, 76-minute set of piano variations on Ruth Crawford’s arrangement of an American folk song, played by Martin Christ
A few selections from Mikel Rouse’s brand new album Test Tones, just out this week
Kevin Volans’s String Quartet No. 4, “The Ramanujan Notebooks” (1990-94), played by the Duke Quartet, and based on music he wrote for a dance opera about the life of the Indian mathematician S. Ramanujan (1887-1920); and
Another string quartet, Phil Kline’s The Blue Room and Other Stories, played by Ethel.