BBC Music Magazine Awards

Every year, BBC Music Magazine holds one of the most prestigious award ceremonies in the classical music industry, giving recognition to the most influential works of the last season. Listen and discover more about the nominated albums and artists here on primephonic before heading over to the BBC Music Magazine website to vote for your favourites.


The Legends of Living Stereo

With more than half a century of collaboration with the world’s greatest musical artists, RCA's “Living Stereo” is introduced to new generations of music lovers, sounding better than ever, and reaffirming the slogan, “The World’s Greatest Artists are on RCA Victor Records.”


Our Winter Selection

With our Winter compilation, we present you an eclectic selection of works that are in one way or another reminiscent of winter. Among the visual images music can bring to mind, many works give a perception of ice, snow, introversion, death, journeying and isolation, from Schubert’s Winterreise to the late, sombre works of Brahms and Beethoven.


Experience Classical Music

Welcome to primephonic, the home of Classical Music Lovers. Experience a flashback with our historical calendar, explore our catalogue and compilations and enjoy your downloads in WAV, FLAC & DSD formats.



Glenn Gould Revisits His Greatest Work

In Part I of a two-part series, primephonic contributor Matt Adomeit analyses what made Glenn Gould unique as a musician...

The Boston Pops Orchestra on Living...

Over 130 years the Boston Pops has transcended musical history by reaching what is probably the largest audience any...

70 Years of the Juilliard String Quartet

From its post-war beginnings to acclaimed collaborations and technological breakthroughs, the Juilliard String Quartet now enters a new, promising phase in its long and exciting history. Their Living Stereo archive recordings are available on primephonic.

Top 10 Historical Recordings of Aida

Today marks 145 years since the European premiere of one of Verdi’s most beloved operas, Aida. These historical gems from...

Cold Mountain Live

When Jennifer Higdon’s opera Cold Mountain was premiered, it faced overwhelming success, with every performance sold out...

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