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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 11 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.

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.)

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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

CDA68151

Romantic Piano Concertos, volume 72 – Cipriani Potter

ROMANTIC PIANO CONCERTOS,Volume 72. Cipriani Potter (1792 – 1871) Piano Concertos Nos 2 & 4  All first recordings. Howard Shelley – piano, conductor & Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra “Shelley does [Potter] proud in this effervescent recording of two Potter concertos, one a semi-homage to Mozart, the other a much broader and more expansive corker…Another gem from […]


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8571378

Geoffrey BUSH & Joseph HOROVITZ – Songs as heard on BBC Radio 3, In Tune

Geoffrey BUSH (1920 – 1998) & Joseph HOROVITZ (b. 1926) Songs as heard on BBC Radio 3 In Tune, 14 August 2017 Susanna Fairbairn, Soprano, Matthew Schellhorn, Piano Naxos 8571378 @ £7.50* Geoffrey Bush made a significant contribution to English song, while Joseph Horovitz’s modest but equally varied contribution includes Lady Macbeth, a powerful, harmonically […]


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BIS2261

John PICKARD – Sixteen Sunrises, Symphony No 5

John PICKARD (b. 1963) Symphony No. 5 (2014), Sixteen Sunrises (2013), Concertante Variations (2011) for wind quintet, timpani and strings Toccata (Monteverdi), transcription for ensemble (1998) after Claudio Monteverdi BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Martyn Brabbins   BIS SACD BIS2261 @ £14.25* Born in 1963, John Pickard is best known for a series of powerful […]


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PTC5186576

MAHLER – Song Cycles with Alice Coote. BBC Radio 3 CD of the Week

MAHLER Song Cycles Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, Ruckert-Lieder Kindertotenlieder Alice Coote, mezzo-soprano Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, Marc Albrecht BBC Radio 3, Record Review CD of the Week, 12 August 2017 Pentatone SACD PTC5186576 @ £14.25* “Her mezzo is rich and multicoloured, imbued with an intrinsic intensity and emotional complexity…In some ways, then, this disc presents the […]


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SOMMCD0171

Serebrier conducts GRANADOS

Serebrier conducts Granados, Albeniz, Tarrrega Toldra , Chapi­ & others Concerto Malaga String Orchestra SommCD 0171 @£13.25* This delightful disc of Spanish music arranged for strings and celebrating the 150th anniversary of Enrique Granados, was recorded by legendary conductor Jose Serebrier and Concerto Malaga String Orchestra founded in 1996. The orchestra is now one of […]


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