The Classic FM Chart - 21 September 2014, 5pm

The trumpeter Alison Balsom shoots straight in to the top spot with her album, 'Paris'

The Classic FM Chart has a brand new No.1. Alison Balsom's superb new album, Paris. 

The trumpeter spent an important period of her life at the Paris Conservatoire and, in this album, has pulled together a set of unusual pieces that range from great 20th-century French composers - including Ravel, Duruflé and Messiaen - to jazz maestro Django Reinhardt and popular chanson française.

WATCH: Alison Balsom playing Erik Satie > 
 

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Title & Artist
1 NEW PARIS, ALISON BALSOM
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2 1 ISLANDS - ESSENTIAL EINAUDI, LUDOVICO EINAUDI
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3 4 HOMECOMING, NICOLA BENEDETTI
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4 2 SUMMER GUITAR, CRAIG OGDEN
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5 5 CLASSIC FM - LAND OF HOPE AND GLORY, VARIOUS ARTISTS
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6 7 DANCES, BENJAMIN GROSVENOR
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7 6 THE 50 GREATEST PIECES OF CLASSICAL MUSIC, LPO/PARRY
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8 3 STELLA DI NAPOLI, JOYCE DI DONATO
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9 8 VIVALDI/THE FOUR SEASONS, NIGEL KENNEDY
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10 16 BRAVEHEART - OST, LSO/HORNER
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11 11 HIGHLAND SPIRIT, VARIOUS ARTISTS
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12 13 CLASSIC FM HALL OF FAME 2014, VARIOUS ARTISTS
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13 NEW THE LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS COLLECTION, VARIOUS ARTISTS
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14 15 GLADIATOR - OST, HANS ZIMMER & LISA GERRARD
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15 18 IN A TIME LAPSE, LUDOVICO EINAUDI
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16 RE BEETHOVEN/MISSA SOLEMNIS, MONTEVERDI CHOIR/GARDINER
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17 NEW BACH, LISA BATIASHVILI
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18 22 SPANISH GUITAR MUSIC, JOHN WILLIAMS
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19 23 THE ARMED MAN - A MASS FOR PEACE, KARL JENKINS
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20 RE CLASSIC FM - 50 CLASSICAL CHILLOUT, VARIOUS ARTISTS
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21 19 CLASSICAL CHILLOUT, VARIOUS ARTISTS
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22 14 VOICE OF HOPE, PUMEZA MATSHIKIZA
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23 12 HANDEL/ARIAS, COOTE/ENGLISH CONCERT/BICKET
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24 RE HOLST/THE PLANETS, LSO/DAVIS
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25 9 VOICE OF THE TURTLE DOVE, SIXTEEN/CHRISTOPHERS
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26 RE ALLEGRI/MISERERE, SIXTEEN/CHRISTOPHERS
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27 10 BYRD/THE THREE MASSES, WESTMINSTER CATHEDRAL CHOIR/BAKER
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28 NEW BRAHMS/CLARINET QUINTET & TRIO, MARTIN FROST
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29 17 40 MOST BEAUTIFUL ARIAS, VARIOUS ARTISTS
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30 RE AT HER VERY BEST, NANA MOUSKOURI
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