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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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Francesco Mancini—Solos for a Flute

“… music which charms as much today as when composed in 1724.”

Francesco Mancini—Solos for a Flute Sonatas 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, and 12. Gwyn Roberts (recorder, flauto traverso), Tempesta di Mare Chamber Players                                                                 “(These) sonatas elevated by characterful performance on various recorders/flute, assorted continuo adding colour. Neglected music which charms as much today as when composed in 1724.” BBC Music Magazine. Order 0801 […]


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Comédie et Tragédie, Volume 1

Comédie et Tragédie, Volume 1

Comédie et Tragédie, Volume 1—Lully : Overture and Dances from ‘Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme’, Marais: Suite from ‘Alcyone’, Rebel: Les Élémens. Tempesta di Mare Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra    NEW RELEASE            This is the first volume of Tempesta di Mare’s two disc project of late seventeenth century French instrumental music. ‘Suites’ of music were often compiled from […]


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Hansel & Gretel 2-CD set at £12* (usually £18*)

“The dream pantomime is truly hypnotic.”

Hansel & Gretel – (fairy tale) in three acts by Engelbert Humperdinck (1854-1921) Until the end of February 2015 we have a 2-CD set at the special offer of £15* (standard £18*) available. Rosalind Plowright OBE, who performs the role of the Witch on the Charles MacKerras recording (see below for CD info) of ‘Hansel […]


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offers dazzling performances ... Strongly recommended

“Weber’s clarinet pieces… dazzling performances … Strongly recommended”

Happy Birthday Michael Collins! (30/01/15) The British clarinettist Michael Collins is one of the most sought-after and successful wind players of his generation. At the age of sixteen he won the woodwind prize in the first BBC Young Musician of the Year Competition, and at twenty-two made his American debut at Carnegie Hall, New York. […]


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Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius & Sea Pictures CHSA51402

BBC Music Magazine, 2015 Choral Nomination

One of the recordings nominated for the Choral Award , BBC Music Magazine Awards, 2015 “Elgar’s comment that Gerontius “is the best of me” has never seemed more apt.” ELGAR The Dream of Gerontius, Sea Pictures. Sarah Connolly, Stuart Skelton, David Soar, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis. ‘This recording of Elgar’s oratorio The Dream […]


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