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Celebrating the music of Ludwig van Beethoven - Full Collectables Set

Celebrating the music of Ludwig van Beethoven - Full Collectables Set

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This special package is the ideal way to collect all of the stamp products and limited edition collectables in the Celebrating the music of Ludwig van Beethoven stamp issue plus our limited edition souvenir coin! The perfect package for any classical music fan or philately buff.

The set contains:

First Day Cover Stamps
First Day Cover Souvenir Sheetlet
First Day Cover Miniature Sheet
Presentation Pack Stamps
Presentation Pack Souvenir Sheetlet
Presentation Pack Miniature Sheet
Limited Edition Transparent Vinyl Record
Limited Edition Souvenir Coin

Jersey Post's Beethoven stamps were a winning entry in Communication Arts magazine's 61st annual design competition, a prestigious international competition showcasing the best in visual communications.Six stamps celebrate the music of Ludwig van Beethoven. Beethoven was a predominant figure in the transitional period between the classical and romantic musical eras. Considered a revolutionary artist and an artistic visionary, his influence is still felt around the world today, including in Jersey where the Jersey Symphony Orchestra have performed a number of his works over the years.

Limited to only 250 available worldwide, our special edition souvenir coin features an iconic portrait of Beethoven on one side and Beethoven's beloved Broadwood piano on the other. The portrait, by Joseph Karl Stieler, shows Beethoven working on the manuscript for Missa solemnis, widely regarded as one of the composer's greatest achievements.The souvenir coin is .999 fine silver plated and comes presented in a black velvet box, with a numbered certificate of authentication included.

Jersey Post have produced a special edition 12" transparent vinyl records featuring some of Beethoven's famous compositions. Limited to only 200 available worldwide, the record comes with a beautiful gatefold album cover containing a mint set of six stamps and a Miniature Sheet from our Celebrating the music of Beethoven stamp issue.

The tracks featured on the record are as follows:

Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15: III. Rondo. Allegro scherzando
Stefan Vladar, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth

Egmont Overture, Op. 84
Cologne Chamber Orchestra, Helmut Muller-Bruhl

Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Edlinger

Romance No. 2 in F Major, Op. 50
Takako Nishizaki, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, Kenneth Jean
All our mint/cto products are carefully prepared by our own team and supplied in glassine bags to ensure you receive them in pristine condition.

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