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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

 



To buy CDs or talk more about Classical music matters

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Keep the Home Fires Burning - Songs from the First World War

Keep the Home Fires Burning

At the outbreak of Great War, many songs were produced which called for young men to join up, later also to raise spirits and for dreams of the war ending. On Thursday 2nd October, 2014, BBC Radio 2 broadcasts a programme about Ivor Novello’s Keep the Home Fires Burning providing an anthem for uncertain times; […]


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Monteverdi 1610 etc on CD - rehearsal aid for Chelmsford Singers

Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610

MONTEVERDI Vespro della Beata Virgine, 1610 with the Gabrieli Consort & Players under Paul McCreesh available for the University Choir of Essex Over 400 years ago, Monteverdi’s great collection of church music, known as the Vespers of 1610, was published in Venice. In Essex this year there are two opportunities to hear this choral masterpiece.  On […]


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Win a signed CD of Debussy's piano music performed by Noriko Ogawa

There is still time ….

… to enter our competition for a free signed copy of the first volume in Noriko Ogawa’s survey of Debussy’s Piano music. “This first instalment of a cycle should be collected by all Debussy enthusiasts….” said Music Web International Simply email liz@colchesterclassics.co.uk or ring 0800 999 6994 to enter the competition. Winner will be announced after the […]


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Haydn Piano Concertos with BAVOUZET

CD of the Week, BBC Radio 3, 27 September

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) Piano Concertos F major, G major, D major with Jean-Efflam Bavouzet,  Manchester Camerata under Gábor Takács-Nagy “… demonstrate his innate love and understanding of this music in performances of the expected vivacity and insight.” Gramophone “Spirited and virtuosic performances of Haydn’s best-known piano concertos,” says Classic FM on its Drive Featured Album, 15 […]


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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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