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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

In the November issue of Gramophone, on sale from November 1, we interview extraordinary young Italian pianist Beatrice Rana about her new recording of Ravel and Stravinsky, and meet the Czech-based Pavel Haas Quartet to discuss their surprising foray into Shostakovich. Closer to home, we ask John Butt about his revelatory vision for Handel’s Samson, a work he has just recorded with his Dunedin Consort & Players.

Elsewhere, Rob Cowan delves into the immense discography of Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony and recommends his top recording, and Andrew Farach-Colton surveys the engagingly expressive output of composer George Tsontakis, a giant of the American contemporary music scene.

Plus, as always, our world-leading critics review the latest classical music releases on CD, DVD and download – with the best being crowned ‘Editor’s Choice’.

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  • First Issue: April 1923
  • Latest Issue: November 2019
  • Issue Count: 1,199
  • Page Count: 137,583
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-531X

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