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The Decade In Classical Recordings

As 2009 draws to a close, it seems you can't click on a blog, listen to an NPR program or read a newspaper without tripping over an end-of-decade list or discussion. So get ready for one more.

The past 10 years have been filled with tumultuous changes in classical music: how we make it, how we distribute it, where we find it, how we buy it, if we buy it, and how we talk about it with each other. Weekend All Things Considered host Guy Raz speaks with NPR Music's classical producer, Tom Huizenga, who picks a few of the many noteworthy recordings of the past decade.

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Tom Huizenga is a producer for NPR Music. He contributes a wide range of stories about classical music to NPR's news programs and is the classical music reviewer for All Things Considered. He appears regularly on NPR Music podcasts and founded NPR's classical music blog Deceptive Cadence in 2010.