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Liz Leatherdale

Liz Leatherdale, Colchester Classics & Classical Music columnist. Photo by Jayne Lloyd

Welcome to Colchester Classics where Classical Music matters!

OUR CD SERVICE – Colchester Classics is a CD, LP and DVD mail order company celebrating 11 years service to those starting their love affair with music, clever collectors, also to music groups and at concerts. We’re as passionate about providing the best service as we were when we started in 2006.

Each week we update our new CDs (see above link on the Menu bar), plus we regularly update our Special Offers and other links (CD of the Month).

For all enquiries please ring 0800 999 6994, email liz@colchesterclassics.co.uk or click on the Contact Colchester Classics button top RHS of your screen.

REGULAR MULTI-BUY PRICES … While many CDs are on limited time special offers, our standard prices for Chandos single CDs are £12.25* with multi-buys of 3 for £33*, 4 for £44* etc., Naxos single CDs are £7.50* or 5 for £35* and finally Dutton Epoch single CDs are £12.50* each or 2 for £24*

Click above to see and hear our latest CD of the Month, New CDs and find out about our special offers.

NEW COMPETITION Colchester Classics is delighted to offer a new competition in collaboration with Fenella Humphreys, Champs Hill CD label and the Colchester Symphony Orchestra. Thank you all involved. Click on Win above to find out more.

OUT and ABOUT – In addition to our mail order service we also pop out of the office with our pop-up CD stand offering CDs at concerts, choirs and festivals often including CD signings with international musicians performing in Essex and nearby Suffolk. (Within the black menu tab ‘About’ there is a drop down list showing the many, many local, semi-professional and professional musicians, festivals and events we have been and still are actively involved with.)

FREE PUBLICITY In addition to Colchester Classics, its founder Liz Leatherdale previews and reviews concerts in the Essex County Standard, Essex Life, Daily Gazette and Colchester 101 . (More can be found on how we offer free publicity in our free time in the About section above.)

By the way, you don’t have to restrict yourself to the CDs featured here, on our social media campaigns or on our printed mailshots. Pick CDs from your own wish list and pick up the telephone to enquire, challenge us with your requests!.

Still not sure what we do? Click here to Listen with Liz!

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Or contact us –  email liz@colchesterclassics.co.uk , Freephone (0800 999 6994) or overseas 44(0) 1206 520166, for more info and we’ll take it from there. Please rest assured your details will never be shared without your permission.

Best wishes
Liz Leatherdale
Colchester Classics & Classical Music columnist

*P&P UK – £1.50 for the 1st CD (UK delivery) and 50p thereafter to a maximum of £4

 



To buy CDs or talk more about Classical music matters

Email liz@colchesterclassics.co.uk
Freephone 0800 999 6994
Overseas telephone +44 (01206 520166

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BUSONI – Orchestral music inc Concertino for Clarinet with John Bradbury

Ferruccio BUSONI (1866—1924) Orchestral Suite No. 2,  Berceuse élégiaque,  Concertino for Clarinet and Small Orchestra,  Sarabande and Cortège, Tanzwalzer,  Lustspiel-Ouvertüre,  Indianische Fantasie,  Gesang vom Reigen der Geister,  Die Brautwahl John Bradbury – Clarinet Nelson Goerner – Piano BBC Philharmonic, Neeme Järvi Chandos 241 2cds CHAN241-57 @ £12.25* This special re-issue gathers the two albums in Neeme […]


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VAUGHAN WILLIAMS – Symphony No.5 (New Edition) & Christopher WRIGHT – Violin Concerto with Fenella Humphreys

Vaughan Williams: Symphony No.5 (New Edition)Christopher Wright: Violin Concerto  Fenella Humphreys (violin), Christopher Watson (tenor), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Symphony Orchestra, Martin Yates CD reviews… “Fenella Humphreys’s performance is a wonder, and Christopher Watson, too, though backwardly balanced, sings with total conviction…The performance is very fine…The Romanza is as passionate and richly euphonious […]


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British Music for Violin & Piano inc Doreen CARWITHEN, Lennox BERKELEY, DELIUS, Cyril SCOTT

British Music for Violin and Piano with Fenella Humphreys and Nathan Williamson (Full track listing below) A programme of British works for violin and piano from the first half of the twentieth century. Premieres include Thomas Pitfield’s Sonata No. 1 and smaller scale works by C.W. Orr, Cyril Scott, and Percy M. Young. Doreen Carwithen’s […]


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Fenella Humphreys Bach2 The Future, Volume 1 – Works for Solo Violin

Fenella Humphreys Bach2 The Future, Volume 1 – Works for Solo Violin J S Bach: Partita No.3 in E major BWV1006, Cheryl Frances-Hoad (1980–) Suite No.1, Eugene Ysaÿe: Sonata for Solo Violin No.2 Gordon Crosse (1937–) Orkney Dreaming,  Biber: Passacaglia from Rosenkranz Sonata. Piers Hellawell (1956–) Balcony Scenes and Cyril Scott: Bumblebees CD review … “Look […]


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Fenella Humphreys – Bach 2 the Future Vol. 2

Fenella Humphreys – Bach 2 the Future Vol. 2 Adrian Sutton: Arpeggiare Variations Eugène Ysaÿe: Sonata in D Minor, Op. 27 No. 3 ‘Ballade’ Sally Beamish: Intrada e Fuga Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata in C Major, BWV 1005 No. 3 Peter Maxwell Davies: Sonatina for Violin Alone Igor Stravinsky: Élégie Jean Sibelius: En glad muiskant, JS40 […]


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