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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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Film Music of Lord Berners & Constant Lambert

Film Music of Lord Berners and Constant Lambert

Lord Berners (1883-1950) is Radio 3’s Composer of the Week (beg 1 December 2014) Tracks from this CD will be heard during the week including Halfway House Suite, Come on, Algernon (Mary Carewe – soprano)and Nicholas Nickleby Suite. “Under its regular conductor Rumon Gamba, the BC Concert Orchestra takes to these entertaining tidbits with its […]


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Tasmin Little plays Moeran's Violin Concerto and Vaughan Williams' The Lark Ascending

“Little’s stellar playing [is] brimming with gorgeous and glitz-free tone..”

Our competition for a CD signed by Tasmin Little was drawn on 28 November 2014. The winner was Mr Huyton, Essex.  You can still have a copy of our number 1 CD at £10*. Read on for more details.  The CD, titled The Lark Ascending, includes a recording of E J Moeran’s Violin Concerto (full tracks listing below). Tasmin […]


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HUMMEL’s Trumpet Concerto, Mandolin Concerto

HUMMEL: Trumpet Concerto, Mandolin Concerto etc “This month, with the imminent performance of Hummel’s popular Trumpet Concerto (see above concert preview) I thought it appropriate to review a CD including this work. This is a perfect introduction to the music of this now sadly neglected composer. Both concertos with their lyrical phrasing, rhythmic drills, trills […]


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An Introduction to Sergey Prokofiev

An Introduction to Prokofiev

AN INTRODUCTION to ….. series from Chandos “Each CD in the series features the orchestral music of a specific composer. The discs are beautifully presented, and very good value for money, too. I sincerely hope that each CD will mark the start of your own lifelong passion for classical music.” John Brunning. Chandos CDs created […]


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The Wonder of Christmas

The Wonder of Christmas

THE WONDER OF CHRISTMAS celebrates the art of the Christmas Carol, from the Middle Ages to the music of today, not least in the settings by John Tavener and the ever-popular John Rutter. Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison Order Naxos 8573421 @£7.50*    To order  please ring 0800 999 6994 or  email liz@colchesterclassics.co.uk or use the contact form below […]


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