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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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Richard Rodney BENNETT The Glory and the Dream: Choral Music

RICHARD RODNEY BENNETT The Glory and the Dream: Choral Music. Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir, Nicholas Morris, Paul Spicer SOMMCD0184 @ £13.25 plus P&P Gramophone “What an extraordinarily versatile and accomplished figure was Richard Rodney Bennett (1936-2012). As both performer and composer he possessed richly communicative gifts, and his sizeable output evinces an idiomatic mastery […]


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ELGAR: Great is the Lord and other sacred choral works

SIR EDWARD ELGAR (1857–1934) Great is the Lord and other sacred choral works Great is the Lord, They are at rest, Queen Alexandra Memorial Ode, Ave Maria Op 2 No 2 , The Spirit of the Lord Prologue from The Apostles Op 49,Te Deum & Benedictus, Te Deum, Benedictus, O salutaris hostia, Ave verum Op […]


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ELGAR: The Man Behind the Mask – DVD

Edward Elgar: The Man Behind The Mask The award winning and ground breaking film by John Bridcut Crux Productions DVD CRUXGZ002DVD @ £16 plus P&P  The Observer: “Bridcut’s primary gift is to bring the music of these composers alive, weaving archive footage with specially filmed performance and deft contributions from a handful of musicians well able […]


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Richard Rodney BENNETT: Orchestral Music, Volumes 1 & 2

Sir Richard Rodney Bennett (1936-2012): Orchestral Works, Vol. 2 Concerto for Stan Getz*, Symphony No. 2, Serenade for Small Orchestra Partita Howard McGill, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,  John Wilson Chandos  SACD CHSA5212 @ £11 plus P&P The Sunday Times “….. the gritty Symphony, amiable Serenade and tuneful Partita are worth rediscovering in Wilson’s empathetic performances.” About […]


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RUTH GIPPS: Orchestral Works – Our CD of the Month, August 2018

RUTH GIPPS (1921-1999):  Knight in Armour, Op. 8 (1940), Symphony No. 2 in B major, Op. 30 (1945), Song for Orchestra, Op. 33 (1948), Symphony No. 4, Op. 61 (1972) BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Rumon Gamba The unjustly neglected and often dissident music of Ruth Gipps is with this album finding all the resonance […]


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