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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

 



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PARRY: Twelve Sets of English Lyrics, Volume 2 with Sarah Fox, James Gilchrist and Roderick Williams

Sir Hubert Parry (1848-1918) Twelve Sets of English Lyrics Volume II Sarah Fox, soprano  James Gilchrist, tenor Roderick Williams, baritone Gramophone “Admirably truthful sound and balance, Jeremy Dibble’s authoritative booklet essay and full texts bolster the appeal of what is a thoroughly commendable release.” SOMMCD270 @ £13.25 plus P&P About the music … In the […]


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Romantic Piano Concerto series, Volume 76 – Rheinberger & Scholz

JOSEPH RHEINBERGER (1839–1901): Piano Concerto in A Flat major Op 94  BERNHARD SCHOLZ (1835–1916): Piano Concerto in B major Op 57 [ Simon Callaghan – piano  BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ben Gernon  Hyperion Romantic Piano Concerto 76 CDA68225 @ £14.25 plus P&P Gramophone, August 2018 “The most effective movement is the finale, which is suitable sprightly […]


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HANDEL: Acis and Galatea “A must-have for Handelians.” 2-CD set @ £11 plus P&P

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759):  Acis and Galatea Lucy Crowe, Allan Clayton, Benjamin Hulett, Neal Davies, Bass-baritone, Early Opera Company,Christian Curnyn The Sunday Times “A must-have for Handelians. Crowe is predictably delicious as Galatea…She is well partnered by Allan Clayton’s heroic Acis…Benjamin Hulett’s Damon supplies the set’s most exquisite singing in Consider, Fond Shepherd… “ Gramophone […]


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BARTÓK: Violin Concertos with Christian Tetzlaff. BBC Music Magazine, Concerto Choice.

BÉLA BARTOK  (1881–1945) Violin Concerto No. 2 Sz. 112,  Violin Concerto No. 1 Sz. 36 Christian Tetzlaff, violin Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Hannu Lintu Ondine ODE13172 @ £14.25 plus P&P BBC Music Magazine, Concerto Choice, August 2018 “Here again, Tetzlaff produces playing that’s warmly lyrical and dazzling virtuosic, by turns. With the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra under Hannu […]


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ELGAR: Symphony No 2 and Serenade for Strings. BBC Music Magazine – Orchestral Choice

Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934):  Symphony No. 2 in Eb Major, Op. 63, Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 2 BBC Symphony Orchestra,  Edward Gardner BBC Music Magazine, Orchestral Choice, August 2018 “The recordings are ideally suited to Gardner’s approach: warm toned, but clear, so that all the strands and facets in Elgar’s complex orchestral […]


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