Uchida, Rieu Move Up Billboard Chart

Classic Arts News   Uchida, Rieu Move Up Billboard Chart
 
In a week when little changed on the Billboard classical chart, violinist Andr_ Rieu and pianist Mitsuko Uchida enjoyed increased sales.

Rieu's The Flying Dutchman, which has spent a total of 35 weeks on the chart, moved from number three to number two. And Uchida's recording of Beethoven sonatas moved from number 14 to number nine, its best showing in five weeks on the chart.

The 5 Browns' No Boundaries was number one for the eighth straight week; Maurizio Pollini's disc of Chopin nocturnes dropped from number two to number three in its fourth week on the chart.

Andrea Bocelli's platinum-selling Amore remained at the top of the classical-crossover chart, with Il Divo's Ancora still at number two. The soundtrack for The Da Vinci Code moved from number four to number three, its peak in three weeks on the chart.


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