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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

 



To buy CDs or talk more about Classical music matters

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CD Review for Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture.

Tchaikovsky’s 1812 overture for £6.50*

Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture etc  With so much Russian music being played over the next few days in Colchester, this CD is the perfect choice to explore some of Tchaikovsky’s greatest and best-loved orchestral music for the special Gazette price of £6.50 including P&P. Tchaikovsky’s use of cannons and bells in the 1812 Overture has always made […]


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

And the winner of Debussy’s Piano Music signed by Noriko Ogawa is…..

….. Mrs Griffth, Brentwood! Congratulations! The offer of this  CD,  signed CD by Noriko Ogawa of  Debussy’s Piano Music, as recommended on BBC Radio 3 CD Review, Building a Library, closed on 11 July 2014 Thank you to all of you who entered this free prize for the above CD. If you are interested in buying this CD here […]


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Chopin's Piano Concertos performed by Ingrid Fliter and Scottish Chamber Orchestra

“Power, delicacy, refinement and passion … In all respects, a remarkable disc

Award-winning pianist Ingrid Fliter makes her Linn debut with a distinctive performance of Chopin’s notoriously difficult piano concertos, featuring the Scottish Chamber Orchestra conducted by Jun Märkl. “Fliter’s beautifully considered accounts of the two Chopin concertos… reveal a sensibility of rare emotional refinement and high Romantic instincts…” review by The Sunday Times “The first thing […]


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Elgar's The Spirit of England

Elgar’s The Spirit of England

      Did you know we sell CDs directly to many local choirs, ensembles and festivals?  The idea for promoting CDs initially to choirs was launched with Colchester Classics in 2006.      This idea has developed and now regularly and pro-actively fill a gap in the market for  the Colchester Bach Choir, Colchester Choral Society, Chelmsford Singers, Halstead & District Choral Society, Ipswich Bach Choir,  Hadleigh […]


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Julian Lloyd Webber

Dvorak – In Love? with Julian Lloyd Webber

The Cello Concerto by Dvorák is one of the most popular concertos ever written and one of Dvorák’s last ever works, but a strange and rather tragic, story liesbehind its composition. Renowned director Tony Palmer investigates the story behind the music in the wonderful ‘Dvorák – In Love?’. In the early 1980s Tony Palmer visited […]


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