Berlin Philharmonic Mahler's Sixth Debuts on Billboard Classical Chart

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A Berlin Philharmonic recording of Mahler's Sixth Symphony, conducted by former music director Claudio Abbado, debuted on the Billboard classical chart this week at number 20.

Also making its first appearance, at number 19, was a CD of Gluck's Paride ed Elena conducted by Paul McCreesh and featuring Magdelena Kozenš and Susan Gritton.

Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble maintained its grip on the number-one spot with Silk Road Journeys: Beyond the Horizon. Violist Andr_ Rieu's Tuscany moved up to number two, displacing the debut album from the 5 Browns, which moved to number three. Rieu's previous album, Live in Dublin, moved from number nine to number eight.

Other movers included Lang Lang's Live at Carnegie Hall, which jumped from number 23 to number 13.

On the classical crossover chart, Il Divo's self-titled debut remained at number one. The Imani Winds' The Classical Underground debuted at number 25.


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