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Bach's Lute Music Arranged For and Recorded On A 7-String Guitar
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    Michael will record a youtube video proclaiming his gratitude to you by name while holding (or in the event of difficulty, chasing) one of the green parrots in Hyde Park.

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    You will be listed as a backer in the CD notes and on the Bach Project website, and will also receive a digital download of Tapestry, Michael's first album. Plus the benefits of a Kickstarter

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    The Music!

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    The Music (in Physical form)!

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    Music and Digital Art

    CD of The Bach Project and a digital download of The Bach Project Artwork (great for desktops!) Plus the benefits of being a Backer.

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    Music and Art!

    Poster with Bach Project artwork and an autographed Bach Project CD, plus the benefits of being a Backer.

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    Six Pack

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    Bach on Skype

    Spend an hour with Michael on Skype as you wish--guitar lesson, conducting course, music talk, or meditation!

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    How The Music Gets Made

    Backstage access to a chamber orchestra rehearsal in London with Michael conducting, plus two Music and Art packages.

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    Silver-Tier Backer

    As a Silver-Tier Backer you truly believe in the mission of the Bach Project. You will receive one page of the original hand-written final draft of the Bach Project guitar arrangement signed and dated, and will be acknowledged on the inside cover of the CD as well as in all of Michael's 2016-2017 concert programs.

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    Lullaby Reward

    Michael will compose, dedicate, and video-record a lullaby in the style of Bach to your young person of choice. It can then be shared with you privately or posted publicly on the internet. Plus the benefits of the Silver-Tier.

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    Ever fancy a recital of classical guitar music on a plane, in a boat, up a tree? This one's for you. A private recital of Bach's music for any occasion wherever you would like. You say where and we pick the time together. You will also be listed on the back cover of the CD and digital materials as a Producing Sponsor. Plus the benefits of the Silver-Tier.

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    Associate Producer

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    Naming Sponsorship

    Name Michael's 7-string guitar on which he performs over fifty times per year and on which the Bach Project will be recorded. Henceforth it will be referred to in programs and liner notes as "Michael performs on the 'your name here' guitar built in 2015 by American master luthier Robert Ruck." You will also be listed as a Producer of the Bach Project in all materials, and be invited to the recording sessions at Abbey Road. Plus the benefits of the Gold-Tier.

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    Giving early really helps the project! You will be listed as a backer in the CD notes and on the Bach Project website, and will also receive a digital download of Tapestry, Michael's first album. Plus the benefits of Kickstarters.

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