The Classic FM Chart - 22 December 2013

Tolkein's dragon Smaug wings his way into the Top 30. Will he incinerate the competition?

Bilbo Baggins and his friends have ventured into the Classic FM Chart this week. They have the highest new entry at No.2 with Howard Shore 's soundtrack to the latest instalment of the Hobbit's wanderings around Middle Earth.

This week's other new entry is The Greatest Strauss Waltzes at No.22, ready to whirl us into 2014.

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Week
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Week
Title & Artist
1 1 CLASSICAL VOICES, VARIOUS ARTISTS
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2 NEW THE HOBBIT - THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG - OST, HOWARD SHORE
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3 2 NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL RELAXING CLASSICAL, VARIOUS ARTISTS
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4 4 DECEMBER LIGHTS, ANDRE RIEU
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5 6 CELEBRATES CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR, ANDRE RIEU
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6 9 CHRISTMAS TIME, CRAIG OGDEN
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7 5 THIS IS CHRISTMAS, KATHERINE JENKINS
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8 7 ESSENTIAL CAROLS, KINGS COLLEGE CHOIR/WILLCOCKS
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9 3 WONDERFUL WORLD, JACK TOPPING
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10 8 RIEU ROYALE, ANDRE RIEU
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11 10 A WELSH MALE VOICE CHOIR CHRISTMAS, VARIOUS ARTISTS
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12 14 CAROLS FROM KING'S COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE, KING'S COLLEGE CHOIR/WILLCOCKS
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13 12 THE SNOWMAN & THE SNOWDOG - OST, ILAN ESHKERI & ANDY BURROWS
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14 16 ISLANDS - ESSENTIAL EINAUDI, LUDOVICO EINAUDI
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15 11 MAGIC OF THE MOVIES, ANDRE RIEU
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16 17 IN A TIME LAPSE, LUDOVICO EINAUDI
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17 25 HOMEWARD BOUND, BRYN TERFEL
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18 18 THE 50 GREATEST TRACKS, LUCIANO PAVAROTTI
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19 15 CHRISTMAS IN THE VALLEYS - WELSH MALE VOICE CHOIRS, VARIOUS ARTISTS
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20 19 A CLASSIC CHRISTMAS, VARIOUS ARTISTS
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21 26 THE JOHN RUTTER CHRISTMAS ALBUM, CAMBRIDGE SINGERS/RUTTER
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22 NEW THE GREATEST STRAUSS WALTZES, VARIOUS ARTISTS
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23 28 THE COLOURS OF CHRISTMAS, JOHN RUTTER
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24 13 MUSIC FOR HEROES, VARIOUS ARTISTS
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25 RE THE CLASSICAL ALBUM 2013, VARIOUS ARTISTS
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26 24 OF KINGS AND ANGELS - A CHRISTMAS CAROL, MEDIAEVAL BABES
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27 20 THE COLLECTION, ANDRE RIEU
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28 30 A TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS CAROL COLLECTION, SIXTEEN/CHRISTOPHERS
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29 21 THE 50 GREATEST PIECES OF CLASSICAL, LPO/PARRY
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30 RE THE ARMED MAN - A MASS FOR PEACE, KARL JENKINS
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