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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 £11*, Naxos single CDs are £7.50* or 5 for £35* and 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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Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius & Sea Pictures CHSA51402

New recording of Elgar’s choral masterpieces…

Now available! Chandos Records is delighted to present a new recording of Elgar’s choral masterpiece The Dream of Gerontius and the enduringly popular song cycle Sea Pictures.  The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus are conducted by Sir Andrew Davis, a peerless Elgarian who this year was awarded the prestigious Elgar Society Medal in recognition of […]


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“Most probably the finest Shostakovich disc ever issued….

….. and without doubt my choice.” Fanfare “Neeme Järvi’s understanding of the bleak world inhabited by Shostakovich’s symphonies continues to impress. Chandos’s sound is superb as always.” American Record Guide Read on for more details on a CD of Shostakovich’s music including the second Piano Concerto  with the composer’s son, Maxim (conductor) and grandson, Dmitri Jr  (pianist) with the […]


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Northern Lights5100

“…there is only one word to describe this album. Unmissable.”

On 18 September, Dr Sarah Walker played the choral work Northern Lights from the CD by the same name on Essential Classics, BBC Radio. Listen here and read on for more info on the CD.  “Northern Lights”, music by the young Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo is the name of a CD full of spell-binding and mesmering music.  It […]


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Rudi Stephan Orchestral works 5040

“History is full of ‘what ifs’…”

“History is full of ‘what ifs…’ and they don’t come much more intriguing than the German composer Rudi Stephan, whose short life ended in 1915 in the trenches of Galicia. He was the most important composer to take up the baton from Reger and would have been a major figure in inter-war music. The three […]


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Stokowski’s Symphonic Bach

Sumptuous sounds of the Toccata & Fugue

Stokowski’s Symphonic Bach  performed by BBC Philharmonic and Matthias Bamert          In the 17th Century J.S.Bach wrote his famous Toccata and Fugue in D Minor for Organ, which appears in Disney’s film Fantasia in Leopold Stokowski orchestral transcription. This maestro arranged many other Bach pieces for large orchestra and on this CD the BBC […]


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