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Gramophone has been the world’s leading authority on classical music since 1923. With 13 issues a year every edition will enrich your classical music knowledge with in-depth interviews and features about composers past and present, plus established and new artists from across the globe. Each issue includes over 100 reviews of the latest CDs, downloads, DVDs and books all written by our globally acclaimed panel of expert critics. Gramophone is an essential magazine for students and performers of classical music.


Please note: This is the North American edition of Gramophone. It includes all the pages of the UK edition and also a specialised 16 page supplement each issue, “Sounds of America”. This details the most exciting musical developments across North America as well as reviewing the most interesting specialist American releases.

Latest Issue

For the October issue of Gramophone, on sale from September 11, we talk to Lang Lang about his new recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, as well as to fellow pianists Angela Hewitt, Beatrice Rana and Igor Levit about their interpretations of and approach to this pinnacle of the solo piano repertoire.

Elsewhere, we interview soprano Ermonela Jaho about ′Anima Rara’, her debut recital album exploring the music championed by Rosina Storchio, the first Madama Butterfly – plus, with the Gramophone Awards edging ever closer, we reveal the shortlisted recordings in each category.

In addition, this month’s Collection surveys the available recordings of Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings – are all tenors after Peter Pears destined to walk in his shadow?

Plus, don’t miss our expert critics’ opinions of the newest classical releases: which will be named Editor’s Choice, and which overall recording will be crowned Recording of the Month?

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  • First Issue: April 1923
  • Latest Issue: October 2020
  • Issue Count: 1,214
  • Page Count: 139,261
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-531X

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