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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

“… and the chorus is on excellent form.” Gramophone

MENDELSSOHN – Elijah Op.70 The soloists are Jacqueline Delman soprano, Norma Procter contralto, George Maran tenor and Bruce Boyce baritone. This recording, made at the end of the mono ere in 1954, was, for a long time a benchmark for this work “Boyce sings the part with studied beauty, as indeed do all the other […]


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Dyson's The Canterbuy Pilgrims - 2 CD set for £12.25*

Celebrate Yorkshire Day…

… with music from George Dyson. Born in Halifax in 1883, this composer’s best-known work is his large-scale cantata “The Canterbury Pilgrims” (1930), for soloists, chorus and orchestra. Who was George Dyson (1883-1964)? He taught for many years at various English private schools, before becoming Director of the Royal College of Music in London, where he […]


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Happy Customer!

Just a thought – if you’ve used our CD service please could you pop a review on Yellow Pages? http://ow.ly/zHcsu  If you’ve not used our service and want to start your love affair with Classical Music, please pop here for more info https://www.facebook.com/ColchesterClassics  http://colchesterclassics.co.uk/  As we have no showroom facilities or a retail outlet in Colchester […]


To buy CDs or talk more about Classical music matters

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Cole Porter on CD

Cole Porter (1891 – 1964), Composer of the Week, BBC Radio 3, 28 July 2014

Porter’s remarkable achievements include witty, sophisticated, and sometimes risqué songs, the popular musical Kiss Me Kate and shows Anything Goes, and Can-Can. The lavish productions were matched by Porter’s glamorous lifestyle. Apparently his parties were legendary yet there were parts of his life that Cole Porter needed to shield from public view as he lived […]


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“Doing Coates proud again” Gramophone

This CD is called Eric Coates, Sound & Vision, and is performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by John Wilson. CD includes Holborn March, Sound and Vision, From the Countryside Suite, Moresque Dance Interlude (First complete recording). Also The Mill O’ Dreams Song Cycle, The Man in the Moon, Blue Bells, Song of Summer, […]


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Freephone 0800 999 6994
Overseas telephone +44 (01206 520166

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