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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 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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Jarvi conducts Massenet

” a collection of minor works by a well-known composer …”

Neeme Järvi conducts Massenet – Ouverture de ‘Phèdre’, Le Dernier Sommeil de la Vierge*, Scènes pittoresques, Fantaisie*, Overture to ‘Le Roi de Lahore’, Scène religieuse from ‘Les Érinnyes’*, Suite de ballet from ‘Le Cid’, Entr’acte Sevillana from ‘Don César de Bazan’. Truls Mørk (cello)*  Orchestre de la Suisse Romande under  Neeme Järvi. “True to form, […]


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British Works for Cello & Piano Volume 3

British Works for Cello & Piano, Volumes 1 – 3 at £30*

New Release – British Works For Cello and Piano, Volume 3 E.J. Moeran:  Cello Sonata in A minor, Alan Rawsthorne: Cello Sonata in C, Edmund Rubbra: Cello Sonata in G minor with Paul Watkins (cello) and  Huw Watkins (piano) “The most stylistically striking piece is Rubbra’s Sonata of 1946…The Watkins brothers, true to form, pay close […]


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Top 10 BBC Proms Concerts, 2 July 2014, Daily Gazette, Essex

Click on the picture above and read the published feature If that doesn’t work, here is the final draft Liz Leatherdale, Colchester Classics, CD Mail order service and Classical Music columnist chooses her top 10 for the BBC Proms 2014. If you would like to hear any of the music performed at the Proms on […]


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