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Latest update: Due to disruptions after a recent warehouse move by the UK’s largest music distributor, the supply of various labels including Decca, DG, Sony, and Harmonia Mundi are subject to significant delays. Please continue to order products from these labels, as the situation should be back to normal within the next few weeks. This is affecting all UK music retailers at the present time. If you have any questions please do contact us.

About Presto Music

Based in Royal Leamington Spa, UK, Presto Music is the UK’s leading ecommerce site for classical and jazz recordings (CDs, DVDs, high quality downloads and vinyl), printed music, music books and musical instruments. Founded in 1986 as a small high street shop, the Presto Music website was started in 2001 and has grown into one of the most significant online sites for music products in the world.

With over 160,000 classical recordings, over 70,000 jazz recordings, over 850,000 sheet music titles, more than 55,000 music books and over 40,000 musical instruments to browse and purchase online (of which tens of thousands are in stock and available for immediate dispatch), Presto offers an extensive catalogue to suit musicians and music-lovers, accepting payment in 15 different currencies and shipping to over 200 countries worldwide.

Alongside its wide-ranging catalogue, decades of experience, excellent customer service and staff with expert classical music knowledge, Presto prides itself on outstanding data and unique editorial content, ranging from reviews of new products to exclusive interviews with artists and composers, researched and written by the in-house editorial team.

Our Purpose

To enrich lives through music

Our Vision

A world where music plays a meaningful part in everyone’s lives, whether it be listening to, learning about or making music

Our Mission

To be the inspiration, the guide and the resource for musicians and music lovers of today and tomorrow.

Our Values

Excellence: At Presto, excellence is at the centre of everything we do, with exceptional user experience and outstanding customer service at the heart of our offer.

Expertise: Our experienced team of experts lovingly curates an unparalleled selection of recorded and printed music, books, instruments & accessories, bringing them to life through daily interviews, reviews and guides.

Trust: Trusted by all we work with, we take our responsibilities towards our staff, our customers, our community and the environment seriously, promoting equality of opportunity and fair remuneration across the musical world.

Innovation: We are constantly innovating and developing new ways for people to engage with music, in order to meet and exceed the needs and dreams of our customers.

Passion: We’re passionate about the place of music in the world. Combining our love of music with our commitment to our customers is the key to our continued success.

Do you want to know more about the story of Presto Music? See the company timeline here.Good Business Charter Living Wage Employer

Presto Music is proud to be a Living Wage employer and accredited by the Good Business Charter.