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1,228 issues

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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 August issue of Gramophone, on sale from July 9, we celebrate the great tenors of the past by talking to the great tenors of today. Elsewhere, we highlight the legacy of Josquin Des Prés, 500 years after his death; we also present our 10 contenders for the Gramophone Awards 2021’s Orchestra of the Year and, in this month’s Collection, explore the varied recorded history of Brahms’s Double Concerto.

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: August 2021
  • Issue Count: 1,228
  • Page Count: 140,842
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-531X

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