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This week's top-selling classical albums, ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music.

CLASSICAL ALBUMS

The week of
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
17
WEEKS ON CHART
The Canadian Tenors
Imprint/Promotion Label
Decca
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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The Canadian Tenors The Canadian Tenors Billboard Classical Albums
The Canadian Tenors
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca
2
Emanuel Ax/Yo-Yo Ma/Itzhak Perlman Mendelssohn: Piano Trios Billboard Classical Albums
Mendelssohn: Piano Trios
Emanuel Ax/Yo-Yo Ma/Itzhak Perlman
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Masterworks | Sony Classical
3
Mormon Tabernacle Choir/Orchestra At Temple Square (Wilberg) Heavensong: Music Of Contemplation And Light Billboard Classical Albums
Heavensong: Music Of Contemplation And Light
Mormon Tabernacle Choir/Orchestra At Temple Square (Wilberg)
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tabernacle Choir
4
Various Artists The 50 Most Essential Pieces Of Classical Music Billboard Classical Albums
The 50 Most Essential Pieces Of Classical Music
Last
Peak
57  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
X5
5
Andrea Bocelli Incanto Billboard Classical Albums
Incanto
Last
Peak
68  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca | Sugar
6
Il Divo The Promise Billboard Classical Albums
The Promise
Last
Peak
67  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | SYCO/Columbia
7
Sting If On A Winter's Night... Billboard Classical Albums
If On A Winter's Night...
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Music Classics | Cherrytree/Deutsche Grammophon
8
Various Artists Twilight's Moon Billboard Classical Albums
Twilight's Moon
10  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Madacy
9
The Priests Harmony Billboard Classical Albums
Harmony
12  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | RCA Victor
10
David Garrett David Garrett Billboard Classical Albums
David Garrett
11  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Music Classics | Decca
11
London Symphony Orchestra (Krips) Beethoven: The Complete Symphony Collection Billboard Classical Albums
Beethoven: The Complete Symphony Collection
London Symphony Orchestra (Krips)
13  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
X5 | Countdown
12
Joshua Bell At Home With Friends Billboard Classical Albums
At Home With Friends
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Masterworks | Sony Classical
13
Zuill Bailey Bach: Cello Suites Billboard Classical Albums
Bach: Cello Suites
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Telarc
14
Various Artists The Most Essential Classical Music In Movies Billboard Classical Albums
The Most Essential Classical Music In Movies
15  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
X5
15
Various Artists Classical Music For Meditation And Yoga Billboard Classical Albums
Classical Music For Meditation And Yoga
20  Last
15  Peak
33  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
X5
16
Various Artists Mozart: The Greatest Collection Ever Made Billboard Classical Albums
Mozart: The Greatest Collection Ever Made
19  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Classical Masters
17
Sarah Brightman Symphony: Live In Vienna Billboard Classical Albums
Symphony: Live In Vienna
17  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note | Manhattan
18
Andrea Bocelli My Christmas Billboard Classical Albums
My Christmas
14  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca | Sugar
19
London Philharmonic Orchestra The 50 Greatest Pieces Of Classical Music Billboard Classical Albums
The 50 Greatest Pieces Of Classical Music
16  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
X5
20
Luciano Pavarotti Pavarotti Billboard Classical Albums
Pavarotti
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Madacy | Madacy Special Products
21
The Priests The Priests Billboard Classical Albums
The Priests
23  Last
Peak
66  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | RCA Victor
22
Martha Argerich Argerich Plays Chopin Billboard Classical Albums
Argerich Plays Chopin
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Music Classics | Deutsche Grammophon
23
Various Artists The 99 Most Essential Romantic Masterpieces Billboard Classical Albums
The 99 Most Essential Romantic Masterpieces
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
X5
24
Various Artists 24 Hours Of Classical Music: The Perfect Start To Your Collection Billboard Classical Albums
24 Hours Of Classical Music: The Perfect Start To Your Collection
24  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Naxos
25
Quartet San Francisco QSF Plays Brubeck Billboard Classical Albums
QSF Plays Brubeck
48  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ViolinJazz
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