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  • music historians
  • critics
  • listeners and concert goers

2020 Rates/Specs

Print: Volume 74

Full page, non-bleed: $650 | Size: 5.5 in width x 8 in height

Horizontal, non-bleed half page: $400 | Size: 5.5 in width x 4 in height

Vertical, non-bleed half page: $400 | Size: 2.75 in width x 8 in height

All advertising is in black and white in print by default. Color advertising may be available upon request at additional color charge. 

Discounts • 15% agency discount • 10% frequency discount (3+ insertions per volume)

Requirements: Ads should be provided as a high-resolution print quality PDFs with embedded fonts, plus supporting files and fonts.


Publication Month




October 26

November 2


January 25

February 1


April 23

April 30


July 26

August 2

Online: TEM homepage on Core:

Rates: $250 per month / $675 per quarter

Requirements: Files (300 w x 250 h pixels) should be submitted as email attachments in GIF or JPG; must be in RGB; and file size must not exceed 50k. Please include URL along with file.

Deadline: 5 days prior to run month

Bundle Deal

Reach a wider audience with our bundle packages. Print and online combinations are available, as well as packages including titles in similar subject areas. Please inquire at the contact information listed below.

Booking and inquiries

If you’re interested in advertising in Tempo (TEM), please contact