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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!

Colchester Classis 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

Welcome to our website especially if you’ve just popped here after reading columns in the Essex County Standard, Essex Life, Daily Gazette or Colchester 101 or catching up with us at concerts and rehearsals. (More can be found on how we offer free publicity in our free time in the About section above.)

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.

Click above to see and hear our latest CD of the Week, New CDs and special offers.

Here is an offer to help you hear more music in 2017!

Take 10% off your next CD order – mention this offer when contacting us by ‘phone, email , on social media take the 10% off your total price of CDs/DVDs (not P&P) and we’ll take it from there. This offer is available until 28 February 2017.

And more! Until 12 March we have a new BIS CD offer. These CDs are £14.25* each or buy 2 for £25* We’ve just updated our website with some of your favourite BIS CDs.

As well as all of the above and much more, we also like to offer you some exclusive competitions (see above on the black tab).

We often offer concert CD signings with international visiting musicians including  international violinist Tasmin Little who recently commented “For anyone who likes a personal service in CDs and prefers to speak to an actual person…. a fantastic service and all you need to do is give her a call.” (FREEPHONE 0800 999 6994)

This month we will be at Noriko Ogawa’s concert in Colchester on February 18 when she has kindly offered to sign CDs.

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

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.

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!

Best wishes
Liz Leatherdale
Colchester Classics & Classical Music columnist

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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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BEETHOVEN – Complete Works for Solo Piano, Vol. 15: ‘Diabelli’ with Ronald Brautigam

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Complete Works for Solo Piano, Vol. 15: ‘Diabelli’ 33 Veränderungen über einen Walzer von Anton Diabelli (‘Diabelli Variations’), Op. 120 6 National Airs with Variations, Op. 105 Ronald Brautigam In 1819 the Viennese music publisher and composer Anton Diabelli sent a short waltz to a long list of composers. These included […]


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BIS2248

Heroines of Love and Loss

Heroines of Love and Loss Henry Purcell: Oh! lead me to some peaceful gloom; Dido’s Lament John Bennet: Venus’ Birds Barbara Strozzi: L’Eraclito amoroso; Lamento: Lagrime mie Claudia Sessa: Occhi io vissi di voi Anon.: The Willow Song; O death, rock me asleep Francesca Caccini: Lasciatemi qui solo Lucrezia Vizzana: O magnum mysterium Antonio Vivaldi: […]


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CHAN10807

SCHUBERT Solo Piano Works, Volume 1 with Barry Douglas

  Franz Schubert (1797-1828):  Works for Solo Piano Volume 1 Fantasy in C major, Op. 15, D760 ‘Wandererfantasie’, Piano Sonata in B flat major, Op. post., D 960, Du bist die Ruh, D 776 (arr. Liszt), Ungeduld, D 795 (arr. Liszt) Barry Douglas Chandos CHAN10807 @£12.25* “Douglas stands alongside the most distinguished in both works, the smaller […]


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CHAN10933

SCHUBERT Solo Piano Works, Volume 2 with Barry Douglas

SCHUBERT Solo Piano Works Vol. 2 Four Impromptus, Op. 90, D 899: No. 1 in C major No. 2 in E flat major No. 3 in G flat major No. 4 in A flat major Sonata in A major, Op. post., D 959 Barry Douglas, piano Chandos CHAN10933 @ £12.25* His Brahms series being now […]


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CHAN10932

MOZART – Flute Quartets with Lisa Friend and the Brodsky Quartet

MOZART Flute Quartets in D major, KV 285 in G major, KV 285a,  in A major, KV 298,  in C major, KV Anh. 171 (285b),  Andante in C major, KV 315 (arr. Mordechai Rechtman) Lisa Friend, flute Brodsky Quartet Chandos CHAN10932 @ £12.25* Members of the Brodsky Quartet meet the internationally famous flautist Lisa Friend […]


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