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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.

NEW COMPETITION Colchester Classics is delighted to offer a new competition in collaboration with Fenella Humphreys, Champs Hill CD label and the Colchester Symphony Orchestra. Thank you all involved. Click on Win above to find out more.

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.)

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!.

Still not sure what we do? Click here to Listen with Liz!

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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

10940

FRANCK, SZYMANOWSKI and FAURE from Tasmin Little with Piers Lane

Franck: Violin Sonata in A major, Szymanowski: Violin Sonata in D minor, Op. 9, Romance in D major, Op. 23, Notturno e Tarantella, Op. 28 Fauré: Romance in B flat major, Op. 28. Tasmin Little – Violin, Piers Lane – Piano On 24 April 2017,  Tasmin Little and Piers Lane brought this new CD to life in the studio. BBC Radio […]


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TCHAIKOVSKY – The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, The Nutcracker (all complete)

Pyotr Il’yich TCHAIKOVSKY: The Sleeping Beauty*,  Swan Lake†,  The Nutcracker,  (all complete) James Ehnes*† , Robert deMaine*,  Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Neeme Järvi To celebrate the eightieth birthday of Neeme Järvi, one of today’s most prolific conductors, Chandos have gathered his recent recordings of Tchaikovsky’s three full-length ballets (complete versions) in a 5-SACD box set. Chandos 5-SACD set […]


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10983

Music in Exile – Chamber music of Szymon Laks

Music in Exile series Chamber Works by Szymon LAKS (1901 – 1983):  Divertimento for violin, clarinet, bassoon, and piano Concertino for oboe, clarinet, and bassoon Passacaille (arrangement for clarinet and piano) String Quartet No. 4 Quintet for piano and strings Sonatina for piano ARC Ensemble “The music of the Auschwitz survivor Szymon Laks has tended to be […]


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8573777

VILLA-LOBOS – Symphonies 8, 9 and 11

Heitor VILLA-LOBOS (1887–1959)  Symphonies Nos. 8, 9 and 11 São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Isaac Karabtchevsky Naxos 8573777 @ £7.50* or part of our Naxos multi-buy of 5 for £35* “though there are hints of Stravinsky and even Roussel in some of the writing, there’s never anything derivative about it. Villa-Lobos always remain himself, whatever style […]


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10987

Flux – Original Works for Saxophone Quartet

Flux: Original Works for Saxophone Quartet Hugo Reinhart (b.1958): Quartet in F minor (2006) Eugène Bozza (1905-1991): Andante et Scherzo (1938) Gabriel Pierné (1863-1937): Introduction et variations sur une ronde populaire (1936) Guillermo Lago (b.1960): Cíudades (2011 – 15); The Wordsworth Poems (2017) Jean-Baptiste Singelée (1812-1875): Grand Quatuor concertant, Op. 79 (1862) Will Gregory (b.1959): […]


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