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Four young composers join forces with an indie orchestra to present this musical reflection on a literary masterpiece.
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    A digital download of the audio recording of the premiere.

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    Download a beautifully designed booklet that presents the libretto along with art and special features, plus a digital download of the concert.

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    A personal facebook shout-out. Have a concert coming up? Want more fan page likes? We will promote you or your event on our page. Includes a digital download of the concert and digital libretto booklet.

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    Three ringtones made from selected segments of the premiere, plus a digital download of the concert and digital libretto booklet.

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    A physical copy of the libretto booklet, signed by all four composers, will either be mailed to you or reserved for you to pick up at the premiere, plus a digital download of the concert.

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    A digital download of Contemporaneous's celebrated album "Stream of Stars"AND a collection of string works by W4 composers plus a digital download of the concert and digital libretto booklet.

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    Have dinner with Herman Melville and discuss his thoughts behind the book, his relationship with Nathaniel Hawthorne, his feelings about Moby Dick's initial failure, or any other topic of your choosing! (Fulfillment contingent on a few technical considerations.) Includes a digital download of the concert and digital libretto booklet.

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    A physical copy of the beautiful poster designed for this even by Alex Tatusian (size 11"x17", signed limited edition), plus a digital download of the concert and digital libretto booklet.

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    Choose three of the following four digital downloads:
    Moby Dick concert premiere
    Contemporaneous's "Stream of Stars"
    Ruben Naeff's "De bètacanon"
    Best of W4's concert recordings
    plus a digital download of the libretto booklet.

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    Receive all four digital album downloads:
    Moby Dick concert premiere
    Contemporaneous's "Stream of Stars"
    Ruben Naeff's "De bètacanon"
    Best of W4's concert recordings
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    Get one VIP pass to the premiere on February 21st at Issue Project Room in Brooklyn, NY. Includes a reserved seat and welcome gift! And of course, a digital download of the concert and libretto booklet.

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    An invitation to our final rehearsal, followed by a discussion with the composers and conductor, plus a digital download of the concert and digital libretto booklet.

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    Your name will appear on the digital liner notes for the album, plus a digital download of the concert and digital libretto booklet.

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    TWO VIP passes to the premiere at Issue Project Room. Includes TWO reserved seats and and a welcome gift! (Psst! the Concert is just a week after Valentines Day!) Plus a digital download of the concert and libretto booklet.

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    A composition lesson with any one of the four composers of W4 either in person or over skype, plus a digital download of the concert and libretto booklet.

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    Adopt a musician. Your name will be listed next to theirs on the program with the words "performance made possible by." Plus a digital download of the concert and libretto booklet.

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    Sponsor a movement. Your name appears next to a movement of your choosing with the words "made possible with support from." Plus a digital download of the concert and libretto booklet.

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    Adopt a singer or conductor. Your name will be listed next to theirs on the program with the words "performance made possible by." Plus a digital download of the concert and libretto booklet.

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    Adopt a composer! Your name will be listed next to theirs on the program with the words "contribution made possible by." Plus a digital download of the concert and libretto booklet.

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    Co-commission Moby Dick: Extracts on Death and other Curiosities. Have your name listed prominently in the program and liner notes, included in the score, and attached to this work in perpetuity! Also receive a printed, bound and signed copy of the score, and of course, a digital download of the concert and libretto booklet.

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    An "I heart W4" glass pint glass will be shipped to you or reserved for pick-up at the premiere, plus a digital download of the concert and digital libretto booklet.

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