This month’s list of Australia’s top 20 classical music albums.

1

ANZAC VOICES
Various
ABC CLASSICS 4811626 (2CD)

Beautifully curated by Martin Buzacott, these compelling first-hand accounts, recorded by the ABC between 1953 and 1990, are accompanied by music from Vaughan Williams, Elgar, Edwards, Sculthorpe and others.

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The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.

2

TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker (DVD)
The Australian Ballet
ABC CLASSICS 0762911

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The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.

3

REINVENTIONS
Genevieve Lacey recorders, Flinders Quartet
ABC CLASSICS 4811562

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The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.

4

PUCCINI Madama Butterfly
Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, Opera Australia
ABC CLASSICS 0762903

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The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.

5

ELEGY Music of a New Dawn from the Shadows of World War I
Various Artists
ABC CLASSICS 4822433

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The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.

6

BACH St. Matthew Passion
Academy of Ancient Music/Richard Egarr
ABC CLASSICS 4811564

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The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.

7

GRAINGER Piano Works
Leslie Howard p
ABC CLASSICS 4811601

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The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.

8

VIVALDI The Four Seasons
Jane Rutter f
ABC CLASSICS 48113217

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The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.

9

SOKOLOV The Salzburg Recital 2008
Grigory Sokolov p
DECCA 4794342

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The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.

10

BACH The Hogwood Recordings (20CD)
Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood
DECCA 4821736

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The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.

11

HAYDN The Symphonies (32CD)
Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood
DECCA 4806900

 


The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.

12

IN SEARCH OF CHOPIN (DVD)
Phil Grabsky dir
SEVENTH ART SEV182


The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.

13

FIAMMA DEL BELCANTO
Diana Damrau s, Orchestra Teatro Regio Torino/Giandrea Noseda

WARNERS 2564616674


The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.

14

BRAHMS The Hungarian Connection
Andreas Ottensamer cl

DG 4811409


The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.

15

SMÖRGÅSBORD! Music from Sweden
The Marais Project

MOVE MCD512


The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.

16

PÄRT Tintinnabuli
The Tallis Scholars/Peter Phillips

GIMELL CDGIM049


The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.

17

VIVALDI
Avi Avital mandolin, Venice Baroque Orchestra

DG 4794017


The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.

18

JAVAD MAROUFI
Amir Farid p

MOVE MD3380


The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.

19

PHILIP GLASS
Valentina Lisitsa p

DECCA 4788079


The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.

20

VIVALDI The Hogwood Recordings (20CD)
Academy of Ancient Muisc/Christopher Hogwood

DECCA 4808019


The Limelight chart is compiled using sales figures from Australia’s specialist classical music stores.