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The first recording from the viola duo that cuts to the heart of music: from the blues to Babbit, from Mahler to jazz to microtonality.
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    SMART PHONE EDITION. A Magic Mountain ring tone for your phone.

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    DIGITAL DOWNLOAD EDITION. A digital download of Magic Mountain (including copious liner notes via PDF) and a proper handwritten thank you card, sent by post.

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    CD EDITION: A signed copy of Magic Mountain, plus a proper handwritten thank you card, all sent by post.

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    DELUXE DIGITAL DOWNLOAD. A digital download of Magic Mountain + a proper handwritten thank you card + a handwritten list of the music that most influenced us in making this recording. Gustav Mahler, Elliot Carter, J. S. Bach and more; wrapped in stories of how we came to know and love them, and how we hear their voices in our music. Try listening to one a day and share your experiences with us. We'd love to listen!

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    DOUBLE LP EDITION: A handsome signed, numbered double LP release of Magic Mountain, rich with liner notes, photographs and original artwork. Plus a handwritten thank you card, all sent by post.

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    DELUXE CD EDITION. Includes a signed copy of the CD + a proper handwritten thank you card + a handwritten list of the music that most influenced us in making this recording. Gustav Mahler, Elliot Carter, J. S. Bach and more; wrapped in stories of how we came to know and love them, and how we hear their voices in our music. Try listening to one a day and share your experiences with us. We'd love to listen!

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    DELUXE DOUBLE LP EDITION. Includes limited-edition, signed, numbered double LP of Magic Mountain + a personal thank you card + a handwritten list of the music that most influenced us in making this recording. Gustav Mahler, Elliot Carter, J. S. Bach and more; wrapped in stories of how we came to know and love them, and how we hear their voices in our music. Try listening to one a day and share your experiences with us. We'd love to listen!

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    MULTIPLES. Two copies of "Magic Mountain" in any combination of formats. Plus a personal thank you card + a handwritten list of the music that most influenced us in making this recording, all sent by post. (Please specify which formats.)

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    MIX TAPE EDITION. A limited-edition, hand-lettered mix tape by Mat and Tanya. It wouldn't be a mix tape if we told you what's on it, but like any good mix tape it will tell a story. Plus a handwritten list of the music that most influenced us in making this recording. Plus a copy of Magic Mountain (you pick the format).

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    SOIREE: NYC EDITION. Receive your copy of Magic Mountain at a private backers-only dinner concert at home in Brooklyn. We'll cook for you, play for you, and present you with your own copy of "Magic Mountain" with our thanks. (Please specify CD or double LP, and let us know if you don't eat fish.)

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    SOIREE: BOSTON EDITION. Receive your copy of Magic Mountain at a private backers-only dinner concert in the Boston area. We'll cook for you, play for you, and present you with your own copy of "Magic Mountain" with our thanks. (Please specify CD or double LP, and let us know if you don't eat fish.)

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    SCORE EDITION. A copy of Magic Mountain (you pick the format) plus Mat's fully-notated concert score of "Foreword", the first track from Magic Mountain. The music is playable by any two melody instruments. We'd love to hear your performance! Plus a handwritten thank you card.

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    A LESSON WITH MAT. A 60-minute private lesson or ensemble coaching with Mat Maneri. In person (in NYC or Boston) or anywhere in the world via Skype. Mat's teaching, like his music, has inspired countless musicians to play their own "secret melody". Work on approaches to time and microtonality, playing with intention, musical conception, envisioning new musical projects, and more. Plus a copy of "Magic Mountain". (Please specify CD or double LP).

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    A SESSION WITH TANYA. A 60-minute consulting session with Tanya Kalmanovitch: in person in NYC or Boston, or anywhere in the world via Skype. Tanya's pioneering work in music entrepreneurship at New England Conservatory and Mannes School of Music has helped hundreds of students envision meaningful roles and sustainable lives as artists. Perfect for emerging artists, anxious parents of music students, and mid-career musicians striking new ground. You set the agenda based on what you're facing now: the balance between time, money and artistic projects; sustainable musical futures; the nuts and bolts of self-directed careers: grants, fundraising, marketing, student loans, higher education, and much more. Plus a copy of Magic Mountain. (Please specify CD or double LP.)

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    PRIVATE HOUSE CONCERT. We'll transform your home into a recital hall, jazz club and experimental music venue all in one. Anywhere within two hours' drive of NYC or Boston. Plus two copies of Magic Mountain. (Please specify CD or double LP).

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