Classic FM Chart: 'Music for Mindfulness' knocks Einaudi from the no. 1 spot

5 November 2017, 18:55

Classic FM Chart 5th November

Music for Mindfulness has taken the top spot from Einaudi, who’s album Islands has dropped down one place to no. 2. There’s a new entry at no. 4, Live at the Carnegie Hall with Sviatoslav Richter, and Kristin Zimerman playing Schubert’s Piano Sonatas is up ten places from no. 15 to no. 5. No. 6 is a further new entry, this time from Hans Zimmer with his score for Blue Planet II followed by this week’s highest climber - The Very Best of Jacqueline Du Pre up twenty-two places from no. 29 to no. 7. Just inside the top ten is a re-entry from Classic FM presenter Aled Jones with One Voice at Christmas at no. 8, plus two further new entries featuring the music of Vaughan Williams at no. 9 and English composer Roger Sacheverell Coke at no. 10.  

Classic FM presenter Alexander Armstrong's latest release Peter and the Wolf has fallen to just outside the top ten, meanwhile Symphonic Adiemus has fallen thirteen places from no. 3 to no. 16. No. 17 is our sixth new entry this week featuring Beethoven’s late quartets and at no. 19 The Ultimate Classic FM Album falls seventeen places from no. 2. 

There are two further new entries in the lower third of the chart, bringing this week’s total to eight, featuring the music of Tchaikovsky and Mozart. At no. 28 Carly Paoli re-enters the chart with Singing My Dreams and at no. 29 Andre Rieu re-enters the chart with December Lights. Finally, Dvorak’s quintet’s is the biggest faller this week, down twenty-six places from no. 4 to no. 30.

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Week
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Week
Title & Artist
1 NEW MUSIC FOR MINDFULNESS, VARIOUS ARTISTS
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2 1 ISLANDS - ESSENTIAL EINAUDI, LUDOVICO EINAUDI
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3 5 LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS - THE ULTIMATE, VARIOUS ARTISTS
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4 NEW LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL, SVIATOSLAV RICHTER
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5 15 SCHUBERT/PIANO SONATAS, KRYSTIAN ZIMERMAN
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6 NEW BLUE PLANET II - OST, HANS ZIMMER/SHEA/FLEMING
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7 29 THE VERY BEST OF, JACQUELINE DU PRE
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8 RE ONE VOICE AT CHRISTMAS, ALED JONES
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9 NEW VAUGHAN WILLIAMS/A LONDON SYMPHONY, BBC SO/BRABBINS
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10 NEW COKE/PIANO CONCERTOS, CALLAGHAN/BBC SSO/BRABBINS
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11 7 PETER AND THE WOLF, ARMSTRONG/RLPO/PETRENKO
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12 12 THE 50 GREATEST PIECES OF CLASSICAL MUSIC, LPO/PARRY
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13 10 ELEMENTS, LUDOVICO EINAUDI
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14 11 THE LORD OF THE RINGS - TRILOGY - OST, HOWARD SHORE
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15 14 IN A TIME LAPSE, LUDOVICO EINAUDI
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16 3 SYMPHONIC ADIEMUS, KARL JENKINS
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17 NEW BEETHOVEN/THE LATE QUARTETS, QUATUOR MOSAIQUES
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18 13 THE LITTLE MERMAID - OST, ALAN MENKEN
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19 2 THE ULTIMATE CLASSIC FM ALBUM, VARIOUS ARTISTS
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20 9 GAME OF THRONES - SEASON 7 - OST, RAMIN DJAWADI
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21 NEW TCHAIKOVSKY/SYMPHONY NO 6, MUSICAETERNA/CURRENTZIS
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22 27 GLADIATOR - OST, HANS ZIMMER & LISA GERRARD
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23 RE THE COMPLETE HARRY POTTER FILM MUSIC, CITY OF PRAGUE PO
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24 NEW MOZART/REQUIEM, RIAS/FREIBURGER OR/JACOBS
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25 24 DIVENIRE, LUDOVICO EINAUDI
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26 21 THE LORD OF THE RINGS - OST, HOWARD SHORE
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27 22 DUNKIRK - OST, HANS ZIMMER
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28 RE SINGING MY DREAMS, CARLY PAOLI
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29 RE DECEMBER LIGHTS, ANDRE RIEU
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30 4 DVORAK/QUINTETS, GILTBURG/NIKL/PAVEL HAAS QRT
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