CLASSICAL CHARTZ | The Prime Ten Classical Music Albums For The Week Of July 8 To 14 2024


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Take pleasure in new music with our classical music chart for this week. Our weekly choices are based mostly on gross sales numbers and easily what albums we love and assume you NEED to listen to.

For the entire prime 20, tune into Classical Chartz with the New Classical FM’s Mark Wigmore each Saturday from 3-5 p.m.

Classical music top ten chart July 2024

There’s a little bit of shuffling round throughout the prime 4 of the Classical Chartz this week. The Bridgerton Season 3 sound observe is holding on to the highest spot in opposition to all challengers. However, slightly below it, Stephan Moccio’s Legends, Myths and Lavender drops from No. 2 to No. 4. Stepping as much as take his place, Yuja Wang (The Vienna Recital) rises from No. 3 to No. 2, and Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Nicola Benedetti & Benjamin Grosvenor (Beethoven Triple Concerto) take the No. 3 place.

Skye Consort & Emma Björling and their album Ode & Ballade are the one newcomers to the Prime Ten this week, touchdown at No. 8 from No. 12 final week.

Skye Consort & Emma Björling play and document an uncommon mixture of music. They name it “trans-Atlantic chamber folks” and that’s nearly as good an outline as you’ll discover. Particularly, they concentrate on the normal music of Scandinavia, Eire and the British Isles, and French Canada, together with their very own authentic music.

It’s not simply the music the ensemble is drawn to: it’s the tales that go together with the melodies. Together with vocals, the group performs fiddle, nyckelharpa, cello, bouzouki, banjo, and percussion.

Vocalist Emma was already well-known for her work with teams just like the a cappella sensation Kongero and Lyy. The Swedish singer, arranger, and composer met the members of Skye Consort at a global gathering in Montréal in October 2017. When a significant storm in Iceland cancelled flights from North America to Europe for just a few days, Emma and the Consort spent a number of days sharing music and jamming. By the point flights had been leaving once more, they’d fashioned a band.

The Skye Consort is:

  • Seán Dagher (lead voice, Irish bouzouki & banjo) — a flexible artist who’s additionally sung for Black Flag, and composed music for the Murderer’s Creed online game collection;
  • Amanda Keesmaat (cello & vocals) — a fixture in Montréal’s early music group, and lively recording artist;
  • Alex Kehler (fiddle, nyckelharpa & vocals) — one of many main nyckelharpa gamers in Canada, and a member of a number of ensembles;
  • Simon Alexandre (fiddle, nyckelharpa & vocals) — a member of the Orchestre Philharmonique du Québec, and lively chamber musician.

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