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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!

Other videos below!

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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Edward Gardner conducts BRITTEN’s Violin Concerto with Tasmin Little

Benjamin Britten – Violin Concerto, Piano Concerto, (1945 version as well as original third movement, ‘Recitative and Aria’) Tasmin Little (violin), Howard Shelley (piano) BBC Philharmonic , Edward Gardner BBC Radio 3, Essential Classics, featured artist, Edward Gardner. (10 July 2017) BBC Radio 3, CD of the Week Chandos 10764 @ £12.25* or can be part of […]


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Edward Gardner conducts LUTOSLAWSKI’s Vocal works accompanied by the BBC SO

WITOLD LUTOSLAWSKI (1913 – 1994) Vocal Works Chantefleurs et Chantefables , Silesian Triptych, Sleep, sleep, Lacrimosa, Les Espaces du sommeil, Paroles tissées Lucy Crowe (soprano), Toby Spence (tenor), Christopher Purves (baritone), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner Chandos 10688 @ £12.25* or can be part of our Chandos multi-buy deal “Lucy Crowe is in ravishing voice and displays comparable charm and […]


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Edward Gardner conducts SZYMANOWSKI’s orchestral music

KAROL SZYMANOWSKI (1882-1937) Concert Overture in E major, Op. 12, Symphony No. 2, Op. 19, Symphony No. 4 ‘Symphonie concertante’, Op. 60 Louis Lortie (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner Chandos SACD CHSA5115 @ £12.25* or can be part of our multi-buy Chandos deal CD reviews… “The whole Szymanowski landscape is here…though a single sitting might prove […]


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CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO – Piano Music

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968) Piano Music Mark Bebbington, Piano SOMMCD0172 @£13.25* Mark Bebbington recorded this stunning début disc for SOMM in 2003, now newly available as a re-issue both on CD and for streaming and digital download. Even before embarking on a series of recordings for SOMM now running to over 30 CDs, Mark had been […]


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VAUGHAN WILLIAMS – Piano Music

PIANO MUSIC OF RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS  inc first recording of Introduction and Fugue for two pianos,   The Lake in the Mountains, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (arr by Jacobsen), Fantasia on Greensleeves, A Little Piano Book Mark Bebbington & Rebeca Omordia, pianos “This wonderful collection of Vaughan Williams’ keyboard music spent several weeks in the […]


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Email liz@colchesterclassics.co.uk
Freephone 0800 999 6994
Overseas telephone +44 (01206 520166

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