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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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Noriko OGAWA – Erik SATIE, Piano Music, Volume 2

Pre-order Noriko Ogawa’s second volume of Erik Satie’s Piano Music on BIS2225 for £12.25* (after its release date on 30 June 2017 it will go up to its standard price of @ £14.25* ) About Volumes 1 and 2 Released in 2016 – the 150th anniversary of the birth of Erik Satie – the first volume of […]


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CDA68174

STANFORD – Choral Music

Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852–1924) Choral Music Trinity College Choir Cambridge, Stephen Layton For lo, I raise up Op 145, Te Deum in C Op 115 with TRINITY BRASS Three Motets Op 38, Justorum animae, Caelos ascendit hodie, Beati quorum via, Lighten our darkness,  Benedictus in C Op 115, O for a closer walk with God Op 113 No 6b, Jubilate in C […]


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CDA68172

SWANN – Songs with Dame Felicity Lott, Roderick Williams

Donald Swann (1923–1994)  Songs Dame Felicity Lott – soprano Kathryn Rudge – mezzo-soprano John Mark Ainsley – tenor Roderick Williams – baritone Christopher Glynn – piano Swann but no Flanders: this economically priced collection celebrates the unique talents of a gifted songwriter whose settings of poets from Burns to Betjeman are ripe for revival. The […]


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CDA68148

RAVEL – The Complete solo Piano Music – Steven Osborne

Maurice RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G, Piano Concerto for the left hand Manuel De Falla: Nights in the gardens of Spain. Steven Osborne, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,  Ludovic Morlot Hyperion Records CDA 68148 @ £14.25* (available June 2017) Piano Concerto for the left hand was recently heard on BBC Radio 3, Afternoon on 3 (2 May 2017) […]


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777892-2

TELEMANN – The Grand Concertos for mixed instruments, Volumes 1 – 4

Georg Philipp TELEMANN (1681-1767) The Grand Concertos for mixed instruments Vol. 4: La Stagione Frankfurt, Michael Schneider CPO 777892-2 @ £14.25* “Telemann could hardly have wished for more ideal advocated: expert soloists and polished ensembles, all finely tuned to the music’s expansive range of moods and textures, from mellow Adagio to exuberant Vivace, stirring fanfares […]


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