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Music Stand in Walnut Ash and Brass

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Project by Alan Young posted 01-03-2020 07:58 PM 870 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Music Stand was designed to hold the score to the opera “Cyrano” composed by the late David DiChiera. DiChiera was an American composer and founding general director of Michigan Opera Theatre.

The finish for the Desk and the Tripod Base is Antique Walnut gel stain by General Finishes with a top coat of Shellac and Wax . The brass and the center post in Ash are sprayed lacquer





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#1 posted 01-03-2020 11:42 PM

Great looking stand.

I have noticed more and more musicians using digital displays with remote foot control for changing pages. So eventually a big stand like this may not be needed.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#2 posted 01-04-2020 12:21 AM

Music to my ears and a sight to behold… well done AY...


.... using digital displays with remote foot…
- LesB

Sorry LB, the metric pedal will never replace the foot... ask any imperial piano player!

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#3 posted 01-04-2020 08:06 PM

Alan;

As usual another masterpiece. The detail and use of brass are incredible,

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#4 posted 02-08-2020 02:17 AM

I think music stands are one of the hardest things to design, hard to get them to look elegant and graceful (and adjustable) yet strong without looking overly clunky and bulky this is a nice blend of wood and metal

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