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Ludwig van Beethoven - The Final Symphony: A Beethoven Anthology

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Celebrate Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday with an anthology of comics inspired by the maestro’s life and music. Fantasy and History. Fables and Ghost Stories. Adventure and Romance. This tome of tales is written by Brandon Montclare and Frank Marraffino and features a dozen visual artists who reflect on the breadth of Beethoven’s influence. Carefully curated, readers will experience both masterpieces and lesser known gems in a brand new light. Cover design by David Mack.

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Deluxe Edition:
A special limited run of 1,200 copies. Includes:
    • Deluxe edition hardcover graphic novel, The Final Symphony: A Beethoven Anthology
    • Hardcover graphic novel slipcase
    • Exclusive Double Vinyl LP (details to be announced at a later date)
    • 3 limited edition Beethoven art prints from the artwork of the graphic novel
      • Double Vinyl LP Tracklisting:
        • Side A

          Sturm and Drang - Coriolan Overture Op. 62 –  Berliner Philharmoniker / Karajan (rec. 1965)

          German Fables - Violin Sonata No. 9 Op. 47 - 3rd Movement – Kremer/Argerich

          Elfenlied - Violin Concerto in D Major Op. 61 - 3rd Movement – Mutter / Berliner Philharmoniker / Karajan

          Side B

          Turandot - “Emperor” Concerto Piano & Orch. No. 5 Op. 73 - 2nd Move. (8 mins) – Lisiecki/Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

          Arminius - Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” – 1st Movement intro – Berliner Philharmoniker / Kubelik

          The Ruins of Athens - Choral Fantasy Op. 80 conclusion (final 6:30 mins) – Kissin / RIAS Kammerchor / Berliner Philharmoniker / Abbado

          Hiligenstadt – “Moonlight Sonata” Piano Sonata No. 14  1st Movement (6 mins) – Gilels 

          transition into 3rd Movement intro – Gilels

          Side C

          Faustian - Symphony No. 5 – 1st Movement (7 mins) – Wiener Philharmoniker / Kleiber

          Fidelio – Mass in C major Op. 86 - 1st Movement “Kyrie” (5:30 mins) – Janowitz / Karl Richter

          The Ghost-Seer - String Quartet No14. Op. 131 - 7th Movement – Emerson String Quartet

          Torquato - Symphony No. 9 - 2nd Movement – Berliner Philharmoniker / Karajan (rec. 1962)

          Side D

          Ode to Joy - Symphony No. 9 – 4th Movement excerpt – Berliner Philharmoniker / Giulini

          On The Nature of Daylight – Max Richter

          Für Elise – Alice Sara Ott

          Beethoven Pleads the Fifth – Ezinma

Standard Edition:
Standard edition of the graphic novel does not include slipcase, music products, or art prints. Features a QR code for downloadable music.

          Creator Credits

          Cover design by David Mack.

          Items bundled with the Graphic Novel are subject to change or cancellation at any time by Z2 Comics.  In the event that a bundled item is changed or cancelled, Z2 Comics will notify you of the change, and allow you the opportunity to cancel your order.  Purchaser assumes the risk of any such change or cancellation.