Michael Morpurgo - War Horse The Story In Concert Collector's Signed Box Set 2 x Vinyl LP, CD, DVD - Limited box set - 1st Pressing - 2017/2017
War Horse The Story In Concert
Collector's Edition Box Set
Signed and Numbered
Ltd To 1000 pieces
Lavish and creative Collector’s Edition.
War Horse, the children’s novel, has to date been adapted to film by Steven Spielberg film and enjoyed an acclaimed National Theatre production. Following the successful concert at the Royal Albert Hall, it has now been released (by BMG) as War Horse: The Story in Concert and the label have gone to town on a very special Collector’s Edition which takes the War/Horse theme and runs (gallops) with it.
Author Michael Morpurgo serves as the narrator to his novel, alongside English actress Joanna Lumley and the story is set to the music by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, featuring a specially-arranged feature length score by Adrian Sutton and John Tams, inspired by the music from the National Theatre production of War Horse.
the Collector’s Edition where the creative packaging juices have obviously flowed profusely, because it comes in a custom-made military-styled canvas bag, which in turn contains a large format (12-inches square) 76-page case bound book with the full script of the narrated story and original illustrations by award-winning British designer Rae Smith.
The Collector’s Edition contains the three audio CDs (containing the complete orchestral recording with narration and music only) but additionally it comes with two vinyl records of the music only, and a DVD featuring the making of the recording; a bespoke leather folio with two exclusive art cards and a set of four art postcards by Rae Smith, a certificate of authenticity signed by Michael Morpurgo, a page from the music score hand notated by the composer, a sketch book and pencil, and a replica WW1 Identity Tag!
BMG only made 1000 of these limited-edition Collector’s Edition of War Horse: The Story in Concert.