Discover The World of Classical Music with Grammofy
From Bach to Glass, from slow and smooth to fast and furious, our renowned experts from BBC Music and Gramophone Magazine introduce you to a broad variety of finest music – free on top of your existing Spotify Premium account.
Let's get started!
First, sign up with your email address and a password of your choice.
Now, let's connect Spotify
To listen to music you need to connect Grammofy to your Spotify Premium account. Click the button below and sign in with your Spotify credentials.
How much does Grammofy cost?
GRAMMOFY is completely free. However, you need a premium Subscription to Spotify to listen to music. Simply connect your Spotify account to GRAMMOFY and you are good to go.
In which languages is Grammofy currently available?
For now, GRAMMOFY will only be available in English and German.
In which countries is Grammofy currently available?
GRAMMOFY is available globally but music streaming is limited to the countries in which Spotify currently operates. For a full list of countries have a look here.
What audio quality do you offer?
All our proprietary recordings come in lossless CD-Audio quality. Music that is accessed via Spotify follows their audio standards.
How do I sign up?
Signing up for Grammofy is simple. Just click here to sign up via our website.
How do I download music?
GRAMMOFY does not have an offline modus in and of itself. However, you can create your own list of personal favourites. GRAMMOFY automatically creates a corresponding Playlist in your Spotify account which you can download there for when you are disconnected from the internet.
How do I create my Favourites Collection?
Adding favourites This couldn't be easier. You can favourite every recording you listen to by clicking the little star icon within the player at the bottom of the screen. Alternatively you will find the little star next to each work in the collections.
Rearranging favourites You can rearrange the playing order of your favourites by simple drag-and drop.
Deleting favourites Swipe the work you wish to delete to the left and click the little x icon.
How do I get more information about the music I am listening to?
You can always access more detailed information about the work and recording you are listening to via the info modal. To get there simply click the three dots next to each work. The info modal gives you a list of all movements of the work, further information about the piece, as well as a list with all the recordings we hold in our database of this specific work.
Can I compare different recordings of the same piece?
Yes you can. Just open the info modal of a work by clicking the three dots next to it and select the recording you wish to listen to.
How do I access separate movements via the Player?
If you are accessing Grammofy via a web browser on a desktop computer or laptop, you will see that the progress bar at the bottom of the screen is split up into sections. Each section represents a movement. Click each section to start playback of that specific movement.
In case you are accessing Grammofy on mobile devices or via the Grammofy app, simply click the Mini-Player at the bottom of the screen to expand it. The expanded player lists all movements and you can start the playback by clicking them.
How can I share music with friends & family?
In the player at the bottom of the screen you find the share icon . Click it to share the title you are listening to right now via Facebook, Twitter or email. The share icon also appears next to each work (iOS: on smaller screens you need to swipe the work left to access it and on the info-modal which can be accessed via the three dots
How can I invite Friends to Grammofy?
This is super easy. Simply send them the link to our website. We are also on Twitter, Facebook and Google+, so you can like, share and recommend us there as well. Help us spread the word by telling your friends, families and acquaintances about us! Share specific titles so they can start listening straight away.
How can I change my password? You need to log in to Grammofy via a web browser, then click account and password. You can change your password there.
How do I change the language settings? Web-App: You need to log in to Grammofy via a web browser, then click Account and Language Settings. You can set your preferred language there.
Is there a Student Discount?
Spotify offers a student discount: https://www.spotify.com/uk/student/
Is there a search function?
You can access our search from all pages of the application and discover classical music completely on your own terms.
How can I give feedback?
We are developing Grammofy for you, so to make Grammofy a unique listening experience we want to invite you to share with us your feedback, critique, comments and ideas. Simply send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Our Agreement with you
By browsing the Grammofy website (‘the Website”), using our software applications, and by signing up to receive our email newsletters and to access our full curated playlists and licensed content via Spotify (together “the Grammofy Service”), you are agreeing to be bound by the terms and conditions set out below (“the Agreement”). If you do not accept and agree to all the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement, please do not register with us nor use or access the Grammofy Service.
The Grammofy Service
Grammofy provides the Grammofy Service for streaming music files through its third party provider Spotify. To listen to music you need to connect Grammofy with your Spotify subscription, whereby you are granted streaming rights to Grammofy’s curated playlists and archives of music files under the terms of your Spotify Premium subscription. We also provide free access to the introductions to the playlists and short musical extracts from the playlists.
For more information on how to register for the Grammofy Service please see Registration Information below.
You must have authorised access to the Internet as well as all equipment necessary to be able to listen to the media files. Please see our FAQS for technical and audio quality information relating to the Grammofy Service, the Grammofy App and the Spotify Service.
The Grammofy Service is available in the territories where Spotify provides a streaming service. Please see FAQs for more information.
You can register with us for free by going to the registration page on our Website or by downloading the Grammofy App from the Apple App Store. The registration information that you submit to Grammofy must be true, accurate and complete. You must be over 18 years of age.
When you submit your registration information to us, we will send you an email confirming receipt. You will then be able to access the full Grammofy Service an receive our email newsletters. You can ask us to stop sending you emails at any time by using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any email that we send you, or by sending an email to email@example.com
All copyright and other intellectual property rights in the Grammofy Service (including the Website and the Website Content) are the property of Grammofy, Grammofy’s licensors, and/or Spotify and/or its licensors. For the avoidance of doubt, this refers without limitation to the full term and extensions of all such rights that exist now or in the future in all music, artistic and literary content; in sounds, text, graphics, data, stills, photographs and moving images; as well as in trade marks, designs and community rights whether registered or unregistered.
We grant you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable licence to make personal, non-commercial use of the Grammofy Service, the Website and the Website Content, and to receive the media content made available through the Grammofy Service and through and on the terms of your Spotify Premium subscription, as they apply in your country. You may not copy, reproduce, record, or make available to the public any part of the Grammofy Service, Website Website Content or Spotify’s content, or otherwise make any use of them, which is not expressly permitted in this Agreement.
You must not create any links to the Website that frame any of the content on the Website, or imply that Grammofy or Spotify endorses a third party’s products, or contain or link to any material that is illegal or offensive. Grammofy reserves all rights not expressly granted hereunder.
Termination of the Service
If you wish to terminate you registration for the Website and access to the Grammofy Service at any time, please disconnect your Spotify account and click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any email newsletter that you receive from us, or you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Use of the Website
The Website is operated by Grammofy UG (haftungsbeschränkt). The company is legally represented by Lukas Krohn-Grimberghe, and is registered in Germany with the following address:
Please see Address and Imprint for further company and contact information. You must obtain, and pay for, all telecommunications services, computer equipment and mobile devices, and software necessary to connect to and use the Website. We do not provide such services, equipment or software, and you will need to obtain these from other suppliers. We do not have any control over, or responsibility for, such suppliers. Please see FAQs for technical and audio quality information relating to the Grammofy and Spotify Services.
Registration on the Website
Ownership of Website Content
The Website features a wide range of text, sound recordings, artwork, software, data, and other content of all forms which we and/or third parties provide (together referred to as “Website Content”). The Website Content is protected by copyright, trade mark rights, database rights, and other intellectual property and related rights which are owned by us and/or licensed to us by third parties. Please read Copyright for more information.
The Grammofy App, Grammofy Service and Website Content are made available to you under a non-exclusive licence to you, and Grammofy retains ownership of all copies of the Grammofy software applications even after installation on your devices. You may not reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, modify or create derivative works based on the Grammofy software applications, or those of our third party providers such as Spotify, nor any part thereof; nor circumvent any technology used by Grammofy, Spotify or any other of our commercial partners, licensors or any third party to protect content accessible through the Grammofy Service.
Some of the Website Content is only accessible through a Spotify Premium subscription, and separate and additional usage terms will apply in respect of the Spotify Platform, Spotify Services and Spotify Content. Please see the Spotify’s Terms and Conditions of Use Spotify Terms and Conditions of Use for further information.
Except where agreed otherwise (such as, under the terms of your Spotify Premium subscription), the Website Content is provided for free and is for your informational purposes only.
We will make reasonable efforts to keep the Grammofy Service and Website operational; however, certain technical difficulties, routine site maintenance, emergency maintenance and any other events outside our control may from time to time result in temporary service interruptions. Like all software-based services, the Website cannot be promised to be free from errors or bugs. We will, however, use reasonable care and skill in fixing any problems once we become aware of them.
Grammofy also reserves the right periodically and at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, functions in the Website or the Grammofy Service with or without notice. You agree that Grammofy shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any of the direct or indirect consequences of any modification, suspension or discontinuance of or interruption to the Website or Grammofy Service if caused by any of the circumstances described in this paragraph.
We will not be responsible for loss of or damage to your computer hardware or software or other personal property or any other losses which you suffer as a result of accessing the Website unless this is due to our neglect or failure to take reasonable precautions and such losses are reasonably foreseeable. We strongly recommend that you (a) take care to verify the suitability and compatibility of your computer system prior to use; and (b) install appropriate anti-virus and security software on your computer hardware to protect against a computer security threat which may be transferred to your computer hardware through your use of the Grammofy Service and/or the Website.
Notwithstanding the above, if you are unable to access the Website or the Grammofy Service due to a continuing technical fault with the Website, caused by our error or omission rather than the fault or incompatibility of your equipment or other reason beyond our control, please contact us at: email@example.com, and we will make all reasonable efforts to resolve the problem.
As this is a consumer website we shall not in any event be liable for losses related to any business such as lost data, lost profits, or business interruption.
Withdrawal of Website provision
We may terminate the provision of this Website to you at any time. We shall try to give you prior notice if we do but this may not always be possible. If you are in breach of these Terms, or we have reasonable grounds to believe that you are, we may suspend and/or terminate your access to this Website without prior notice.
Grammofy is committed to protecting your privacy and will use any personal information that we collect about you in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation, the Data Protection Act 2018 (UK) and the Federal Data Protection Act 2018 (Germany) as applicable, and all other data protection law in force in the European Union and United Kingdom from time to time.
Personal data that we collect from you
When you register for the Grammofy Service, or request the Grammofy Newsletter, we need to collect personal information from you such as your name, email address and password. We use this information to send you regular email newsletters with news about the Grammofy Service, and to facilitate connection of your Grammofy account to your Spotify Premium account.
If you sign up to use the Grammofy App, will also need to collect technical information about your mobile device (such as unique IMEI number and usage data) in order to provide you with updates and bug fixes to ensure your continued access to the Grammofy App. App stores may make use of location data sent to your mobile device under the terms of their own privacy policies. You may withdraw your consent to their use of your personal data in this way at any time by turning off the applicable location settings.
We will also collect certain non-personally identifiable information on your usage of the Grammofy Service. This data will be anonymous at point of collection and throughout its processing by us.
How we process your personal data
We only process your personal data in order to provide the email newsletters and the Grammofy Service and to ensure the technical functioning of the Grammofy Service.
We only send you our email newsletters if you have requested Free Access, or as part of the Grammofy Service; if in future we have new types of products or services that we want to tell you about, we will make sure to obtain your express permission first.
You can always withdraw your permission to receive emails from us whenever you wish by using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any email that you receive from us or by writing to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We use non-personally identifiable information in order to ensure technical functioning of the Grammofy Service and to analyse how the Grammofy Service is used, so that we can improve the Grammofy Service and develop new products and services; and in order to do this, we will also share non-personally identifiable information with the Spotify Platform [and any other future or potential streaming partners] in order to ensure the quality of the Spotify Service, and for Spotify to enable improvements to the Spotify Service.
International transfers of personal data
Generally we make every attempt to ensure that Grammofy only uses servers located in the EU and the UK. It may occasionally be a necessary part of provision of the Grammofy Service to transfer your personal data to countries located outside the European Economic Area and the UK. We will only do this where we have satisfied ourselves that the third party’s data protection policies and systems and technical measures provide a level of privacy and data protection that is adequate to meet the standards in force from time to time under EU and UK law. There may occasionally be circumstances in which we need to ask your express permission before making such transfers, in which case we will write to you requesting consent.
Please be aware that in certain circumstances it may be necessary to disclose personal data in accordance with applicable law; for example in response to a legal process.
We will not share your personal data with anyone else for marketing purposes unless we have asked your permission and you have expressly consented to it.
We only use third party providers who we are satisfied provide a level of privacy and data protection that is adequate to meet the applicable legal standards in place from time to time within the EU and UK.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to provide the Grammofy Service to you, and we will delete it once we have no further use for it. Furthermore, you have the following rights at any time to request that Grammofy:
- provides a copy of the personal data that we hold on you
- stops contacting you with newsletters or other marketing communications (see How we process your data); or otherwise restricts processing
- corrects inaccurate or incomplete personal data of yours that we hold
- permanently erases all personal data of yours that we hold
You also have the rights to
- object to the way that we process your personal data;
- data portability.
If you would like to exercise any of these rights, or for more information about them, please send an email to email@example.com
Grammofy UG (haftungsbeschränkt) is the data controller of any personal information of yours that we hold and process. The company is legally represented by Lukas Krohn-Grimberghe, and is registered in Germany with the following addresses:
If you wish to complain about our processing of your personal data, you can do so by contacting [the Information Commissioner’s Office at https://ico.org.uk OR the Bundesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit
Use of the Website
Your password protects your user account, and you are solely responsible for keeping your password confidential and secure. You understand that you are responsible for all use of your username and password on the Service and you may not provide your user name and password to any other person or use any other person's password or user name. If your username or password is lost or stolen, or if you believe there has been unauthorised access to your account by third parties, please notify us immediately and change your password as soon as possible.
It is your responsibility to install appropriate anti-virus and security software on your computer hardware to protect against a computer security threat which may be transferred to your computer hardware through your use of the Grammofy Service and/or the Website.
We will make reasonable efforts to keep the Grammofy Service and Website operational; however, certain technical difficulties, routine site maintenance and any other events outside our control may from time to time, result in temporary service interruptions. Grammofy also reserves the right periodically and at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, functions of the Service with or without notice. You agree that Grammofy shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any of the direct or indirect consequences of any modification, suspension, discontinuance of or interruption to the Service if caused by any of the circumstances described in this paragraph.
Notwithstanding the above, if you are unable to access your Subscription due to a continuing technical fault with our Service, caused by our error or omission rather than a fault or incompatibility in your equipment or other reason beyond our control, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will make all reasonable efforts to resolve the problem.
The Grammofy software applications are licensed, not sold, to you and Grammofy retains ownership of all copies of the Grammofy software applications even after installation on your Devices. You may not reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, modify or create derivative works based on the Grammofy software applications or any part thereof; nor circumvent any technology used by Grammofy, its licensors or any third party to protect content accessible through the Service.
Other important terms
How to contact Grammofy: You can contact us by writing to us at email@example.com. If we need to contact you we will do so by telephone or by writing to you at the email address or postal address you provided to us when you registered.
Changes to this Agreement: Grammofy may make changes to the Grammofy Service and to this Agreement from time to time. We will notify you of any material change via the Website, but we do advise you to check these terms and conditions regularly for changes, as your continuing use of the Service will be taken as your acceptance of the changes.
If you have broken any term of this Agreement and we delay in taking steps against you in respect of the breach, it will not prevent us from taking steps against you at a later date. For example, if you miss a payment but we continue to provide the Service, we can still require you to make the payment at a later date.
This Agreement is between you and Grammofy only, and no other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms.
If you wish to transfer your rights or your obligations under these terms to another person, you may only do so if we agree to this in writing.
Grammofy may assign this Agreement or any part of it without restriction.
The governing law and jurisdiction of this Agreement is limited to the following countries in which Grammofy has its registered offices:
Terms of Service
These are the terms and conditions on which Grammofy UG (“Grammofy”, “we”, “us”, “our”) provides the Grammofy Service to you, the end user (“you”, “your”) so please read them carefully before using our website and services. The Grammofy Service is operated by Grammofy UG (haftungsbeschränkt). The company is legally represented by Lukas Krohn-Grimberghe, and is registered in Germany with the following address:
Please see Address and Imprint for further company and contact information.
This website is operated by Grammofy UG (haftungsbeschränkt). The company is legally represented by Lukas Krohn-Grimberghe.
Grammofy UG (haftungsbeschränkt),
70188 Stuttgart, Germany
VAT ID no.: DE 300981709
Amtsgericht Stuttgart HRB 752944