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    Pledge $15 or more About $15

    High resolution WAV file of Press On

    Buy pledging for this reward you'll get to hear the music before it gets placed on streaming sites, or sold in stores.
    Includes artwork, liner notes and photographs from the recording sessions.

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    Press On Demos!

    With this reward you'll be able to hear each song as it was originally demo-ed. Includes a high resolution WAV file.

    (Includes high resolution WAV file of Press ON along with artwork, liner notes, and photographs from the recording sessions.)

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    From The Himmelvaults Volume 10

    This is for the true Himmlehead who wants to go deep, and is likely to be familiar with volumes One through Nine of the "From The Himmelvaults Series," a collection of outtakes, rarities, unreleased demos, and songs in progress. With this reward you will be among the first to own: From The Himmelmvaults Volume Ten!

    Delivered on high resolution WAV file. The exclusive Himmelvaults Collection is not, and has never been available to listen to online, or on any streaming services.

    (Includes high resolution WAV file of Press ON along with artwork, liner notes, and photographs from the recording sessions.)

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    For Sussman Lawrence Fans!

    A high resolution WAV file of Peter's never before heard demo recordings of known and unknown Sussman Lawrence tracks from the early 80's on CD. Early versions of: House On Fire, Cigarette, Fireman and more.

    (Includes high resolution WAV file of Press ON along with artwork, liner notes, and photographs from the recording sessions.)

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    Himmelman Family Cookbook

    Receive a high resolution PDF of the Himmelman Family Cookbook for IPad (or to print out yourself.)

    This limited edition cookbook is replete with amazing recipies from Peter and his wife, cooking anecdotes and photos of the dishes that have had guests raving for years. Included are such favorites as:

    Spicy Moroccan Fish with preserved lemon, Iraqi Tabyt (slow cooked chicken and rice),
    Shakshukah (traditional spicy Israeli egg dish), Traditional Chicken Soup
    Halibut with brown mushrooms, soy and cilantro, Trinidadian Curried Chicken,
    Simple amazing Homemade Pizza, Soba Noodles and Shitake Mushrooms,
    and many more.

    (Includes high resolution WAV file of Press ON along with artwork, liner notes, and photographs from the recording sessions.)

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    Peter Himmelman Songbook

    This high resolution PDF is for anyone looking to perform piano or guitar versions of some of Peter's best known songs —such as: Mission Of My Soul, With You, Woman With The Strength Of Ten Thousand Men, Seven Circles and more.

    (Includes high resolution WAV file of Press ON along with artwork, liner notes, and photographs from the recording sessions.)

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    Peter's Children's Music Collection

    With this reward you get ALL FIVE of Peter's multi award-winning kid's albums on hi resolution WAV files —including:

    My Best Friend Is A Salamander

    My Fabulous Plum

    My Lemonade Stand

    My Green Kite

    and

    My Trampoline

    "A masterpiece of clever lyrics and themes combined with catchy, upbeat
    music."
    —About.com (KidsMusic.About.com)

    "Peter Himmelman raises the bar for all children's music artists with My
    Green Kite - this is children's music at its best and represents the
    level of children's music that our kids should be hearing."—
    Chicago Parent and BestChildrensmusic.com

    "This is a fantastic album, chock-full of great tunes and production,
    with lyrics that sometimes speak directly to kids' daily lives and other
    times fire their imaginations. It'll make you smile and make you think."
    —Zooglobble, the blog for hip kids' music

    (Includes high resolution WAV file of Press ON along with artwork, liner notes, and photographs from the recording sessions.)

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    Signed Vinyl Recordings!

    Vinyl collectors! Here's your chance to get a singed copy of either: The Boat That Carries Us, There Is No Calamity, or The Mystery and the Hum.

    (Includes high resolution WAV file of Press ON along with artwork, liner notes, and photographs from the recording sessions.)

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    From The Himmelvaults Volumes One—Ten

    With this reward you get the entire "From The Himmelvaults" Collection. These ten full-length albums include original artwork, hi-resolution demos, outtakes, alternate versions of known Himmelman songs, and a huge catalogue of unreleased songs from the Himmelvaults.

    (Includes high resolution WAV file of Press ON along with artwork, liner notes, and photographs from the recording sessions.)

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    Big Digital Basket Of Himmel-Stuff!

    With this reward you get:

    1. High resolution WAV file of PRESS ON
    2. PRESS ON demos
    3. From The HImmelvaults Volume 10
    4. Sussman Lawrence early demos and rarities
    5. Himmelman Family Cookbook
    6. Peter Himmelman Songbook

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    Facetime Time!

    This reward gives you an opportunity to have a personal Facetime (Skype) chat with Peter—and with the option of having his longtime creative collaborator, Jeff Victor, on the call. This reward is a great surprise birthday gift for the ardent Himmelfan, a get-well message, a wedding greeting—or just a conversation about music, or whatever. If you like, Peter can have his guitar at the ready for an improvised song!

    To set an appointment time email: peter@bigmuse.com Or, if timing is a problem on your end, a personalized message can be filmed in advance and sent via email.

    Includes High resolution Wav file of Press On, Press On Demos, & Live From the Himmelvaults Volume 10

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    Hand Written Lyrics

    With this pledge you can choose your favorite song from Press On (or any song from Peter's catalogue) and Peter will hand write and decorate the lyrics on museum quality paper — along with a personal inscription.

    (Includes high resolution WAV file of Press ON along with artwork, liner notes, and photographs from the recording sessions.)

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    Pledge $550 or more About $550

    Private Online Songwriting Class

    With this reward both professional and aspiring songwriters will receive two one-hour private songwriting sessions with Peter.

    "Songwriting is so much more than chords and couplets, and Peter Himmleman knows it. And through humor, intellect and compassion, he knows how to help you uncover it too. His Online Songwriting Workshop will take you deeper into your own creativity, to consider why you're writing, what you're writing, and what it means to you and the world around you. I'm not only a better songwriter for having spent time with, Peter, I'm a better person. I sing the praises of this wonderful workshop." ~ Songwriter, Kevin Thornton

    (Includes high resolution WAV file of Press ON along with artwork, liner notes, and photographs from the recording sessions.)

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    Unlock Your Creativity!

    This special reward features two private 75 minute online Big Muse sessions to help unlock your creative potential —or that of a friend, or loved one. The sessions consist of conversations, exercises, and custom-tailored experiences are similar to the creativity-building workshops Peter conducts worldwide for companies like Coca-Cola, GAP, Boeing, and 3M. You will come away changed in the best ways.

    “Deeply incisive, immediately actionable, and funny to boot, Peter Himmelman's Let Me Out is not just about unleashing personal creativity, it is about unleashing your true self." —Clinical Professor, Holly J. Raider, Kellogg School of Management

    "I can say with one thousand percent certainty that anyone who spends time with Peter Himmelman will come away looking at the world as a place of abundant possibilities." — Rob Schwartz, CEO TBWA/Chiat Day

    (Includes high resolution WAV file of Press ON along with artwork, liner notes, and photographs from the recording sessions.)

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    Original Song By Peter

    Whether it's for a birthday, wedding, or a get-well greeting, this one-of-a-kind gift is an incredible offering for the true HimmelHead.

    The reward is a full original song, replete with details from the life of the song's subject —professionally recorded and delivered on high resolution WAV file with handwritten lyrics by Peter. (This reward will necessitate a 15-20 min phone interview with Peter.)

    (Includes high resolution WAV file of Press ON along with artwork, liner notes, and photographs from the recording sessions.)

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    Private House Concert

    Pledge for this reward and have the thrill of seeing Peter perform one of his renown shows at this greatly discounted rate, in the privacy of your own home —or the home of a special friend.
    There may be additional costs for travel and production associated with this reward. Timing of show and other details TBD by email: peter@bigmuse.com.

    (Includes high resolution WAV file of Press ON along with artwork, liner notes, and photographs from the recording sessions.)

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