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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!

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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

The Tigers - H Brian

The only recording of The Tigers by Havergal Brian

The Tigers by Havergal Brian (1876–1972) –  The only recording – Maida Vale Studios, May 1983 Testament is proud to present the first CD release of Havergal Brian’s opera The Tigers (composed 1917–19, orchestrated 1928–29), from its BBC Radio 3 studio premiere performance recorded in May 1983. Lionel Friend conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC […]


To buy CDs or talk more about Classical music matters

Email liz@colchesterclassics.co.uk
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BAC110

More from The Sunday Times – 100 Best Records of the Year

Richard STRAUSS: Electra Evelyn Herlitzius (soprano); Waltraud Meier (mezzo); Adrianne Pieczonka (soprano); Mikhail Petrenko (bass); Tom Randle (tenor); Orchestre de Paris, Esa-Pekka Salonen “The great German singer-actors Evelyn Herlitzius and Waltraud Meier star in filmed and sound-recorded performances from Aix-en-Provence, but their electrifying standoff needs to be seen as well as heard in Chéreau’s last […]


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H C Lumbye - the Danish Strauss

H C Lumbye – The Danish Strauss

Hans Christian Lumbye – Festival at Tivoli New Year’s Day concerts present lively music from the vast repertoire of the Johann Strauss family and its contemporaries. The music of H C Lumbye, considered to be the Danish Strauss, possesses a similar mixture of melodies and infectious dance rhythms in waltzes and polkas. All of these […]


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Freephone 0800 999 6994
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Tine Thing Helseth on Trumpet

Trumpet concertos with Tine Thing Helseth

Tine Thing Helseth – Joseph Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E flat, Albinoni: Trumpet Concerto in B flat, Op. 7 No. 3, Neruda: Trumpet Concerto in E flat, Hummel: Trumpet Concerto in E flat,  Tine Thing Helseth – trumpet with Norwegian Chamber Orchestra Tine performs the four pieces featured on this her debut recording with natural spontaneity and […]


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Glass - Complete Etudes

Complete Piano Etudes by Philip Glass on 2-CDs

The Complete Piano Etudes, a two-disc set covering both volumes of Glass piano etudes, 20 pieces in all. In addition to the first book (Etudes Nos.1-10) this set contains the world premiere recording of the second book of etudes (Nos.11-20) including the  Romantic 20th Etudes. Performed by Maki Namekawa, piano Orange Mountain Music OMM0098 @ £16.25* […]


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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