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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.

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.)

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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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CHAMINADE – Callihoe, Concertstucke with the BBC Concert Orchestra

Cecile Chaminade (1857-1944) Callirhoe: Ballet Symphonique, Op. 37 (1888) – World Premiere, Concertstuck for piano and orchestra, Op. 40 The complete ballet music, researched and edited by Martin Yates from various original scores (2016) BBC Concert Orchestra, Martin Yates conductor, Victor Sangiorgio piano Dutton CDLX 7339 £12.50* or 2 Dutton single CDs for £24* “Callirhoe […]


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COPLAND – Symphony No. 3,  Three Latin American Sketches – BBC Music Magazine, Orchestral Choice, September 2017

Aaron COPLAND (1900 – 1990) Symphony No. 3,  Three Latin American Sketches Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin BBC Music Magazine, Orchestral Choice, September 2017 “Leonard Slatkin is a highly experienced conductor of Copland, so it’s no surprise that his new reading of the Third Symphony should pack its punch so impressively. This is a richly […]


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Walter GIESEKING – 1950s solo recordings – “lovingly remastered.”

WALTER GIESEKING (1895 -1956) is acknowledged as one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century, but his renown in the music of Debussy and Ravel in particular has led to other areas of his recorded legacy being comparatively neglected. This set aims to redress that balance by presenting his rarely reissued complete post-war commercial […]


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Elliott CARTER – Late Works – Gramophone Editor’s Choice

ELLIOTT CARTER (1908-2012) Late Works Interventions (2007) for piano and orchestra, Dialogues (2003) for piano and chamber orchestra, Dialogues II (2010) for piano and chamber orchestra, 4 Soundings (2005) for orchestra,  Two Controversies and a Conversation (2011) for piano, percussion and chamber orchestra-, Instances (2012) for chamber orchestra 9–20 Epigrams (2012) for piano trio “No […]


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WALTON – original version of the Violin Concerto/BLISS – Violin Concerto

William Walton (1902-1983) Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (original version, 1939) Solo edited by Jascha Heifetz Arthur Bliss(1891-1975) Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (1955) Lorraine McAslan, BBC Concert Orchestra, Martin Yates. “Keen-eared collectors will enjoy spotting the differences between Walton’s original 1939 version of the Violin Concerto) and the rather more leanly scored revision. Dutton’s […]


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