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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 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, 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.)

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

Elephant in the Room

Classically personal with Radio Meridian 107

News of our Radio Interview with Radio Meridian and Elephant Communications, PR company. Pictured is our own Colchester Classics Elephant called Clarice. Hand-painted and much treasured gift from Elephant Communications. Classically personal. Liz Leatherdale gave the elephant team an interview for Meridian 107, which was broadcast in February. Liz spoke with Ellie about her career in the […]


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Classic Film Scores by Arnold

Classic Film Scores by Malcolm Arnold

Sir Malcolm Arnold (1921-2006): The Roots of Heaven, David Copperfield Score restorations by John Morgan. Moscow Symphony Orchestra under William Stromberg A legend in British concert halls, Sir Malcolm Arnold was also in demand as a composer of film music in Hollywood and beyond. Including an overture for the New York première, the score for […]


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Elgar's Dream of Gerontius with Svetlanov

“… a powerful Gerontius … Elgar’s masterly melodic speech rhythm, and the music flows.””

ELGAR: The Dream of Gerontius. Arthur Davies, Felicity Palmer, Norman Bailey, London Symphony Chorus, USSR State Symphony Orchestra under Evgeny Svetlanov “The old complacent assumption that only the English know how to perform Elgar has long been exploded. Here, recorded live in Moscow in 1983, is a powerful Gerontius, with fine British chorus and soloists but […]


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Elgar’s Symphony No.1 under Petrenko

Elgar:  Symphony No. 1, Cockaigne Overture Op. 40 Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra under  Vasily Petrenko No.3 in the Specialist Charts week ending 14 February 2015  Vasily Petrenko is recognised as one the leading Elgarians of our time and his interpretations of the two completed symphonies with the RLPO have earned praise worldwide from public and […]


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“…. music is sweetly nostalgic….”

Montage:  Great film composers & the piano inc John Williams: Conversations, Alexandre Desplat: L’Étreinte (The Embrace), from Trois Études, Randy Newman: Family Album: Homage to Alfred, Emil and Lionel Newman Gloria Cheng [piano] “[Michael] Giacchino’s music is sweetly nostalgic, becoming more outwardly expressive as it goes along, and Ms. [Gloria] Cheng carries it off with […]


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