CLASSICAL ALBUMS

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Il Volo
Il Volo
Imprint/Promotion Label
Opera Blues/Gatica/Rentor/Geffen | IGA
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Il Volo Il Volo Billboard Classical Albums
Il Volo
Il Volo
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Opera Blues/Gatica/Rentor/Geffen | IGA
2
Various Artists The Royal Wedding: The Official Album Billboard Classical Albums
The Royal Wedding: The Official Album
Various Artists
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2
LAST WEEK
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1
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4
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Decca
3
Alfie Boe You'll Never Walk Alone: The Collection Billboard Classical Albums
You'll Never Walk Alone: The Collection
Alfie Boe
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1
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Awards
Highest ranking debut
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EMI Classics
4
Mormon Tabernacle Choir/Orchestra At Temple Square (Wilberg) Men Of The Mormon Tabernacle Choir Billboard Classical Albums
Men Of The Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Mormon Tabernacle Choir/Orchestra At Temple Square (Wilberg)
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23  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
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23
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Tabernacle Choir
5
London Philharmonic Orchestra The 50 Greatest Pieces Of Classical Music Billboard Classical Albums
The 50 Greatest Pieces Of Classical Music
London Philharmonic Orchestra
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77  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
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1
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77
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X5
6
David Garrett Rock Symphonies Billboard Classical Albums
Rock Symphonies
David Garrett
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44  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
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1
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44
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Decca
7
Various Artists 100 Must Have Classical Songs A-Z Billboard Classical Albums
100 Must Have Classical Songs A-Z
Various Artists
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25  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
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25
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Classical Masters
8
Various Artists Bizet: Carmen: Duets & Arias Billboard Classical Albums
Bizet: Carmen: Duets & Arias
Various Artists
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40  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
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40
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Sugar/Decca | Universal Music Classics
9
Josh Wright Josh Wright Billboard Classical Albums
Josh Wright
Josh Wright
13  Last
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13
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3
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7
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Shadow Mountain
10
The Baby Einstein Music Box Orchestra Disney: Baby Einstein: Discover With Music Billboard Classical Albums
Disney: Baby Einstein: Discover With Music
The Baby Einstein Music Box Orchestra
10  Last
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20  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
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20
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Walt Disney
11
Eric Whitacre Light & Gold Billboard Classical Albums
Light & Gold
Eric Whitacre
15  Last
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26  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
1
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26
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Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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Decca
12
Various Artists The 99 Most Essential Gregorian Chants Billboard Classical Albums
The 99 Most Essential Gregorian Chants
Various Artists
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1
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TWO WEEKS AGO
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2
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X5
13
Sting Featuring The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra (Mercurio) Sting: Live In Berlin Billboard Classical Albums
Sting: Live In Berlin
Sting Featuring The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra (Mercurio)
14  Last
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26  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
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26
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Cherrytree/Deutsche Grammophon | Decca
14
Various Artists Best Of The Classics Billboard Classical Albums
Best Of The Classics
Various Artists
16  Last
12  Peak
33  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
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33
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sonoma
15
James Carter Caribbean Rhapsody: Concerto For Saxophones And Orchestra Billboard Classical Albums
Caribbean Rhapsody: Concerto For Saxophones And Orchestra
James Carter
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15  Peak
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LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
15
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1
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
EmArcy | Decca
16
The Baby Einstein Music Box Orchestra Baby Einstein: Naptime Melodies Billboard Classical Albums
Baby Einstein: Naptime Melodies
The Baby Einstein Music Box Orchestra
18  Last
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53  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
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53
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Walt Disney
17
Luciano Pavarotti Pavarotti Billboard Classical Albums
Pavarotti
Luciano Pavarotti
20  Last
17  Peak
35  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
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35
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Sonoma
18
Various Artists The 99 Darkest Pieces of Classical Music Billboard Classical Albums
The 99 Darkest Pieces of Classical Music
Various Artists
11  Last
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30  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
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30
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X5
19
Jonas Kaufmann/Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia (Pappano) Verismo Arias Billboard Classical Albums
Verismo Arias
Jonas Kaufmann/Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia (Pappano)
37  Last
10  Peak
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37
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
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5
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca | Universal Music Classics
20
Nilsson/Rysanek/Ludwig/Vickers/Stewart/The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (Klobucar) Wagner: Die Walkure Billboard Classical Albums
Wagner: Die Walkure
Nilsson/Rysanek/Ludwig/Vickers/Stewart/The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (Klobucar)
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
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3
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Classical | Sony Masterworks
21
Meredith Monk Songs Of Ascension Billboard Classical Albums
Songs Of Ascension
Meredith Monk
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21  Peak
Weeks
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LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
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1
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
ECM New Series/ECM | Decca
22
Alfie Boe Bring Him Home Billboard Classical Albums
Bring Him Home
Alfie Boe
21  Last
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12  Weeks
21
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21
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3
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12
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Decca
23
Zoe Keating Into The Trees Billboard Classical Albums
Into The Trees
Zoe Keating
32  Last
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34  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
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34
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Zoe Keating
24
Various Artists Best Of Classics For Relaxation Billboard Classical Albums
Best Of Classics For Relaxation
Various Artists
30  Last
24  Peak
12  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
12
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sonoma
25
Leif Ove Andsnes/Christian Tetzlaff/Tanja Tetzlaff Schumann: Complete Works For Piano Trios Billboard Classical Albums
Schumann: Complete Works For Piano Trios
Leif Ove Andsnes/Christian Tetzlaff/Tanja Tetzlaff
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25  Peak
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LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
25
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1
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI Classics
26
Jackie Evancho O Holy Night (EP) Billboard Classical Albums
O Holy Night (EP)
Jackie Evancho
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27  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
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Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SYCO | Columbia
27
Various Artists 100 Best Romantic Classics Billboard Classical Albums
100 Best Romantic Classics
Various Artists
31  Last
27  Peak
14  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
14
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sonoma
28
The Baby Einstein Music Box Orchestra Baby Einstein: The Definitive 100 Billboard Classical Albums
Baby Einstein: The Definitive 100
The Baby Einstein Music Box Orchestra
25  Last
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Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

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Walt Disney
29
Alexandre Tharaud Alexandre Tharaud Plays Scarlatti Billboard Classical Albums
Alexandre Tharaud Plays Scarlatti
Alexandre Tharaud
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29  Peak
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LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
29
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2
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin Classics | EMI Classics
30
Various Artists 50 Relaxing Classics Billboard Classical Albums
50 Relaxing Classics
Various Artists
49  Last
17  Peak
10  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Angel | EMI Classics
31
Various Artists The 100 Most Essential Pieces of Classical Music Billboard Classical Albums
The 100 Most Essential Pieces of Classical Music
Various Artists
27  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

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X5
32
Sting Symphonicities Billboard Classical Albums
Symphonicities
Sting
Last
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46  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
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Cherrytree/Deutsche Grammophon | Universal Music Classics
33
Julia Fischer/Orchestre Philharmonique Of Monte-Carlo (Krelzberg) Poeme Billboard Classical Albums
Poeme
Julia Fischer/Orchestre Philharmonique Of Monte-Carlo (Krelzberg)
26  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
3
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca | Universal Music Classics
34
Simone Dinnerstein/Kammerorchester/Staatskapelle Berlin Bach: A Strange Beauty Billboard Classical Albums
Bach: A Strange Beauty
Simone Dinnerstein/Kammerorchester/Staatskapelle Berlin
19  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Classical | Sony Masterworks
35
Cameron Carpenter Cameron Live!: The CD/The DVD Billboard Classical Albums
Cameron Live!: The CD/The DVD
Cameron Carpenter
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
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LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Telarc | Concord
36
Emanuel Ax/Yo-Yo Ma/Itzhak Perlman Mendelssohn: Piano Trios Billboard Classical Albums
Mendelssohn: Piano Trios
Emanuel Ax/Yo-Yo Ma/Itzhak Perlman
38  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Classical | Sony Masterworks
37
John Eliot Gardiner/The Monteverdi Choir/The English Baroque Soloists Bach: Sacred Masterpieces Cantatas Billboard Classical Albums
Bach: Sacred Masterpieces Cantatas
John Eliot Gardiner/The Monteverdi Choir/The English Baroque Soloists
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Archives | Universal Music Classics
38
Various Artists Classics For Relaxation Billboard Classical Albums
Classics For Relaxation
Various Artists
40  Last
25  Peak
21  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sonoma
39
Andre Rieu And His Johann Strauss Orchestra Forever Vienna Billboard Classical Albums
Forever Vienna
Andre Rieu And His Johann Strauss Orchestra
36  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

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Andre Rieu/Polydor/Hip-O | UMe
40
Various Artists The 99 Most Essential Relaxing Classics Billboard Classical Albums
The 99 Most Essential Relaxing Classics
Various Artists
28  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
X5
41
Various Artists Best Of Wedding Classics Billboard Classical Albums
Best Of Wedding Classics
Various Artists
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sonoma
42
Zuill Bailey/Awadagin Pratt Brahms: Works For Cello And Piano Billboard Classical Albums
Brahms: Works For Cello And Piano
Zuill Bailey/Awadagin Pratt
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Telarc | Concord
43
Wilhelm Furtwangler The Great EMI Recordings Billboard Classical Albums
The Great EMI Recordings
Wilhelm Furtwangler
Last
43  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI Classics
44
Andre Previn Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Billboard Classical Albums
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
Andre Previn
34  Last
17  Peak
18  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI Classics
45
Various Artists Best Of Mozart Billboard Classical Albums
Best Of Mozart
Various Artists
43  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sonoma
46
Various Artists Rise Of The Masters: 100 Supreme Classical Masterpieces Billboard Classical Albums
Rise Of The Masters: 100 Supreme Classical Masterpieces
Various Artists
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

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Imprint/Promotion Label:
X5
47
Dawn Upshaw/Larla O'Lionaird/Crash Ensemble (Pierson) Donnacha Dennehy: Gra Agus Bas Billboard Classical Albums
Donnacha Dennehy: Gra Agus Bas
Dawn Upshaw/Larla O'Lionaird/Crash Ensemble (Pierson)
47  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nonesuch | Warner Bros.
48
Lang Lang Lang Lang Live In Vienna Billboard Classical Albums
Lang Lang Live In Vienna
Lang Lang
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shining Star/Sony Classical | Sony Masterworks
49
Various Artists Rise Of The Masters: Bach: 100 Supreme Classical Masterpieces Billboard Classical Albums
Rise Of The Masters: Bach: 100 Supreme Classical Masterpieces
Various Artists
Last
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Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
X5
50
Trio Mediaeval A Worcester Ladymass Billboard Classical Albums
A Worcester Ladymass
Trio Mediaeval
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ECM New Series/ECM | Decca
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