Bryn Terfel's Simple Gifts Jumps Up Billboard Chart

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Bryn Terfel's Simple Gifts jumped from number 15 to number three on the Billboard classical chart this week, its third week on the chart.

The bass-baritone sings songs ranging from Mozart's Ave Verum Corpus to Sondheim's "Send in the Clowns" on the album, accompanied by the London Symphony Orchestra.

Violinist Andr_ Rieu's The Flying Dutchman remained at number one for the second straight week, and Ren_e Fleming's Sacred Songs remained at number two.

Other movers included Yo-Yo Ma's Vivaldi's Cello, which jumped from number 18 to number 11 in its 89th week on the chart.

The top three spots on the classical-crossover chart were unchanged, with Il Divo's Christmas Collection at number one, the group's Il Divo at number two, and the soundtrack to Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith at number three.


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