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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 11 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! To end our 11th year as Colchester Classics we would like to offer you 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* (Offer expires on 31 December 2017). The catch? It’s just for orders sent by post and email.

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

CHAN9100

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness and more…

The FILM MUSIC of MALCOLM ARNOLD including The Bridge on the River Kwai        Today we mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day – the biggest seaborne invasion and the greatest military campaign the world has ever seen. This has given me the opportunity to re-visit one of my favourite CDs: The Film Music of Malcolm […]


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Walton's Violin concerto

“Tasmin Little brings a mellifluous glow and a capricious spirit.”

Walton: Symphony No 1 and Violin Concerto with the BBC Symphony Orchestra “Under conductor Edward Gardner, the BBC Symphony Orchestra brings dynamism, melancholy and fresh impetus to the works of Walton” said Geoffrey Norris in The Telegraph. He continues  “This is music of impetuously shifting moods, by turns inward-looking and extrovert, a combination that Little, in close […]


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Haydn's Complete Concertos

HAYDN’s Complete Concertos on 6 CDs for £26*

      “…  a most rewarding compilation, with performances and recording of the highest quality and, with a handsome accompanying booklet, the set is offered in a most presentable box.” Penguin Guide 2011 edition       The Complete Concertos performed by Augustin Hadelich – violin, Dmitri Babanov – horn, Harald Hoeren – harpsichord/fortepiano/organ, Ariadne Daskalakis – violin, […]


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Volume 1 of Strauss' Symphonic Poems - part of the 3 for £30* offer

STRAUSS 150 – 5 CDs for £30*

    Here to help you enjoy more Richard Strauss on the 150th anniversary of his birth.      We are offering 5 CDs of Strauss’ Symphonic works for £30*.  When first released these recordings of some of Strauss’s most important orchestral works were enthusiastically reviewed for the quality of sound and interpretation.    VOLUME 1 –  (2-CD set)  including An […]


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CHAN9100

MAKING A DRAMA out of FILM MUSIC – 5 for £50* – CDs on offer until 30 June 2014

On June 6th 2014, we marked the 70th anniversary of D-Day – the biggest seaborne invasion and the greatest military campaign the world has ever seen. Many war-based films have had much memorable music, such as, The Bridge on the River Kwai, (music on Malcolm Arnold’s CD ref 9100), The Battle of Britain suite, 633 Squadron […]


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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