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Welcome to Colchester Classics where Classical Music matters!

OUR CD SERVICE – Colchester Classics is a CD, LP and DVD mail order company celebrating 12 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.

UPDATE! We would like to continue our offer of Chandos single CDs at £11*.  That means every single Chandos CD shown on our website, on any printed literature, or social media at £12.25* is now £11* 

NEW CDs 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, or contact us 

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.

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!

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.)

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

Other videos below!

Or contact us –  email using our contact form, 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

 



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INSPIRATION – Sheku Kanneh-Mason

INSPIRATION – Sheku Kanneh-Mason The album includes the Shostakovich Cello Concerto No.1, the piece he performed in the final. It reflects his musical taste and his inspirations. It includes a broad range of range of music from Bob Marley, Jacqueline du Pre to Shostakovich includes new arrangements including his own – Bob Marley arrangement. Decca […]


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STANFORD: Songs of the Sea with Gerald Finley

STANFORD: The Revenge: A Ballad of the Fleet, Songs of the Sea, Songs of the Fleet. Gerald Finley, BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Chorus, Richard Hickox. Chandos 5043 @ £11 + P&P or free P&P with your first order “…Gerald Finley’s firmly focused, ringing tone is a joy. He doesn’t possess the salty tang […]


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HOLST: Volume 2. The Planets, Japanese Suite, Beni Mora

HOLST: The Planets, Japanese Suite, Beni Mora Manchester Chamber Choir, BBC Philharmonic under Sir Andrew Davis Order Chandos 5086 @£11 + P&P or free P&P with your first order CD Review.. “’Mars’, one of his best performances, is quite fast, rigidly controlled, frighteningly bleak and with a cold sound…Even the terrific climax, with ffff organ […]


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VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Toward the Unknown Region plus Choral rarities

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958): Toward the Unknown Region (Song for Chorus and Orchestra), Willow-Wood (Cantata for Baritone and Orchestra), The Voice out of the Whirlwind (Motet for Chorus and Orchestra), Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus (for Strings and Harp), The Sons of Light (Cantata for Chorus and Orchestra), Darkness and Light, The Song of the Zodiac, The Messengers of Speech Roderick […]


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WALTON: Viola Concerto with James Ehnes – The Sunday Times, CD of the Week

Sir William Walton (1902 – 1983): Concerto for Viola (1928 – 29, rev. 1936 – 37, 1962), Partita for Orchestra (1957), Sonata for String Orchestra (1971, after String Quartet in A minor, 1945 – 47) James Ehnes,  viola, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner Chandos  SACD CHSA5210 @ £11 plus P&P. Free P&P with your first […]


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