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Celebrating the music of Ludwig van Beethoven - Miniature Sheet Presentation Pack

Celebrating the music of Ludwig van Beethoven - Miniature Sheet Presentation Pack

£3.25  /  In Stock

This Presentation Pack is an exclusively produced full colour folder; the miniature sheet from our Celebrating the music of Ludwig van Beethoven stamp issue is carefully mounted within a custom board to ensure it stays in pristine mint condition. The Miniature Sheet pays tribute to Symphony No. 5 in C minor. This composition is probably the most well known piece of music by Beethoven, with its distinctive four-note "short-short-short-long intro. It was written between 1804 -1808, the symphony and the four-note opening motif in particular, are known worldwide, with the motif appearing frequently in popular culture, from disco versions to rock and roll covers, and uses in film and television.

Date of issue 26/03/2020
Withdrawal date 26/03/2022
Designer Hat-trick Design
Size 86mm x 128mm wide; stamp within 37mm x 32.7mm
Process Offset lithography plus hexachrome six colour process
Denominations 2

Additional Information

**Award-Winning Stamp Issue**

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.

In 2020, the world celebrates 250 years of Ludwig van Beethoven. Beethoven was a prominent 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 has performed a number of his works over the years.

Additional Information

**Award-Winning Stamp Issue**

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.

In 2020, the world celebrates 250 years of Ludwig van Beethoven. Beethoven was a prominent 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 has performed a number of his works over the years.