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NPR Classical

Composer Ned Rorem.
Nancy Lee Katz
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Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division
Composer Ned Rorem.

This week, classical music moves over to the dark side. We'll visit a "Town that Will Burn," climb the "Devil's Staircase" and beckon "Sweet Death" to come hither. Oh, and don't slip on the "Blood on the Floor."

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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.