Johann Johannsson & Yair Elazar Glotman Last and First Men 180g 2LP & Blu-Ray Box Set
Johann Johannsson & Yair Elazar Glotman Last and First Men 180g 2LP & Blu-Ray Box Set
Genre: Classical
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Johann Johannsson & Yair Elazar Glotman Last and First Men 180g 2LP & Blu-Ray Box Set

Johann Johannsson & Yair Elazar Glotman

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SKU:
DGLP37415
UPC:
028948374151

180g Double LP & Blu-Ray Box Set - Housed in Matte-Finish Lift-Off Lid Box!
Features Narration by Tilda Swinton!

Inspired by the cult scifi novel by Olaf Stapledon of the same name, Jóhann Jóhannsson paired images of a decaying futuristic landscape - filmed in 16mm black and white in the former Yugoslav republics - with his haunting orchestral score to form Last and First Men, a meditation on memory and loss. Featuring narration by Tilda Swinton and musical performances by Hildur Guðnadóttir.

Last and First Men is Jóhann Jóhannsson’s poetic swansong. The Icelandic composer was working on the score of his magnum opus at the time of his death in February 2018, distilling and intensifying the symphonic soundworld that he had premiered at Manchester International Festival (MIF) little more than six months earlier. Jóhannsson devised the multimedia work’s visual concept, travelled to the former Yugoslavia to shoot footage of isolated locations and futuristic war memorials, then set about marrying haunting images to music.

A breath-taking requiem for the final human species in civilsation, majestically put together over seven years by a composer who is destined for sheer greatness.
-Manchester Evening News

Features

  • Box Set
  • Original Score Recording on 180g Vinyl Double LP
  • Film on Blu-Ray Disc
  • Picture format: HD color
  • Region Code: All Regions
  • Sound Formats: 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Menu Language: English
  • Subtitle Language: English
  • Blu-Ray running time: 70:42
  • Housed in lift-off box - matte finish
  • 4-page booklet
  • 3 Artprints
  • Made in Germany

Selections

Side A:

  1. Prelude
  2. A Minor Astronomical Event
  3. A Move To Neptune
  4. Physical Description Of The Last Human Beings
  5. Architecture
  6. Supreme Monuments

Side B:

  1. Telepathic Unity
  2. Childhood / Land Of The Young
  3. The Navigators

Side C:

  1. The Sun
  2. A New Doom
  3. Task No. 1: The Scattering Of Seeds
  4. Task No. 2: Communicating With The Past
  5. The Last Office Of Humanity
  6. Slow Destruction Of Neptune

Side D:

  1. The Few That Prevail
  2. The Last Men
  3. Remembrance Of The Past
  4. The Universal End
  5. Epilogue

Blu-Ray Disc:

  1. Prelude
  2. Introduction
  3. A Minor Astronomical Event
  4. A Move To Neptune
  5. Physical Description Of The Last Human Beings
  6. Architecture
  7. Childhood / Land Of The Young
  8. Telepathic Unity
  9. The Navigators
  10. A New Doom
  11. Two Tasks
  12. No. 1: The Scattering Of Seeds
  13. No. 2: Communicating With The Past
  14. Slow Destruction Of Neptune
  15. The Universal End
  16. Credits, 1.Menu / Jóhann Jóhannsson, Yair Elazar Glotman / Last And First Men
Description

180g Double LP & Blu-Ray Box Set - Housed in Matte-Finish Lift-Off Lid Box!
Features Narration by Tilda Swinton!

Inspired by the cult scifi novel by Olaf Stapledon of the same name, Jóhann Jóhannsson paired images of a decaying futuristic landscape - filmed in 16mm black and white in the former Yugoslav republics - with his haunting orchestral score to form Last and First Men, a meditation on memory and loss. Featuring narration by Tilda Swinton and musical performances by Hildur Guðnadóttir.

Last and First Men is Jóhann Jóhannsson’s poetic swansong. The Icelandic composer was working on the score of his magnum opus at the time of his death in February 2018, distilling and intensifying the symphonic soundworld that he had premiered at Manchester International Festival (MIF) little more than six months earlier. Jóhannsson devised the multimedia work’s visual concept, travelled to the former Yugoslavia to shoot footage of isolated locations and futuristic war memorials, then set about marrying haunting images to music.

A breath-taking requiem for the final human species in civilsation, majestically put together over seven years by a composer who is destined for sheer greatness.
-Manchester Evening News

Features

  • Box Set
  • Original Score Recording on 180g Vinyl Double LP
  • Film on Blu-Ray Disc
  • Picture format: HD color
  • Region Code: All Regions
  • Sound Formats: 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Menu Language: English
  • Subtitle Language: English
  • Blu-Ray running time: 70:42
  • Housed in lift-off box - matte finish
  • 4-page booklet
  • 3 Artprints
  • Made in Germany

Selections

Side A:

  1. Prelude
  2. A Minor Astronomical Event
  3. A Move To Neptune
  4. Physical Description Of The Last Human Beings
  5. Architecture
  6. Supreme Monuments

Side B:

  1. Telepathic Unity
  2. Childhood / Land Of The Young
  3. The Navigators

Side C:

  1. The Sun
  2. A New Doom
  3. Task No. 1: The Scattering Of Seeds
  4. Task No. 2: Communicating With The Past
  5. The Last Office Of Humanity
  6. Slow Destruction Of Neptune

Side D:

  1. The Few That Prevail
  2. The Last Men
  3. Remembrance Of The Past
  4. The Universal End
  5. Epilogue

Blu-Ray Disc:

  1. Prelude
  2. Introduction
  3. A Minor Astronomical Event
  4. A Move To Neptune
  5. Physical Description Of The Last Human Beings
  6. Architecture
  7. Childhood / Land Of The Young
  8. Telepathic Unity
  9. The Navigators
  10. A New Doom
  11. Two Tasks
  12. No. 1: The Scattering Of Seeds
  13. No. 2: Communicating With The Past
  14. Slow Destruction Of Neptune
  15. The Universal End
  16. Credits, 1.Menu / Jóhann Jóhannsson, Yair Elazar Glotman / Last And First Men
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Classical
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
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Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Johann Johannsson & Yair Elazar Glotman
Title
Last and First Men - 2LP & Blu-ray Box Set
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
02-14-2020
Release Date
04-08-2020
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
Backordered
Format
Vinyl
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