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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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HOLST is BBC Radio 3’s Composer of the Week

GUSTAV HOLST (1874 – 1934) is BBC Radio 3’s Composer of the Week (23 March 2015) Remembered by many as the man who wrote The Planets suite, Holst was much more than that. He was an intriguing character and the composer of a number of individual, compelling works. Music heard on Composer of the Week […]


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“Even the terrific climax, with ffff organ chords…”

HOLST: Volume 2. The Planets, Japanese Suite, Beni Mora Manchester Chamber Choir, BBC Philharmonic under Sir Andrew Davis “’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 chords, has a barren quality to it…’Venus’ sounds cool, even melancholy rather than […]


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“- a ‘must’ for all Holst fans – “

HOLST: Volume 1. The Morning of the Year, The Lure, The Golden Goose, The Ballet from ‘The Perfect Fool’ Joyful Company of Singers, BBC NOW under Richard Hickox Richard Hickox, one of the foremost exponents of British music, embarked on this survey in July 2008 of works by Holst with the BBC National Orchestra of […]


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“This is surely Holst’s greatest work”

HOLST: Volume 3. The Mystic Trumpeter, First Choral Symphony Susan Gritton, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra under Sir Andrew Davis “This is surely Holst’s greatest work (1st Choral Symphony). Andrew Davis is fast becoming the most incisive and authoritative interpreter of British music and this wonderful recording is testimony…This is a musical treat which […]


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Did J S Bach’s wife write the Cello Suites?

A new documentary, ‘Written by Mrs Bach’, raises claims that Johann Bach’s second wife Anna Magdalena was actually the composer behind his Cello Suites. The theory, put forward by Professor Martin Jarvis of Charles Darwin University was recently dismissed by British cellist Steven Isserlis on BBC Radio 4, Today programme. (During this programme part of J S […]


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