Archived since April 1923
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1,253 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

The December issue of Gramophone celebrates the life and music of César Franck two hundred years after his birth. And as Christmas approaches two popular annual features return: our annual Critics’ Choice feature, in which our reviewers name their favourite album of the year, and our round-up of this year’s festive releases. The Collection looks at recordings of Liszt’s imaginative masterpiece Totentanz, our Contemporary Composer focus is Meredith Monk, while in Musician and the Score virtuoso Renaud Capuçon talks to Charlotte Gardner about Schumann’s Violin Sonata No 1 – and there’s much more besides including. as always. our expert reviews of the latest classical music recordings, with the best being named Editor’s Choices.

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  • First Issue: April 1923
  • Latest Issue: December 2022
  • Issue Count: 1,253
  • Page Count: 143,544
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-531X