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Buzz The Music

Hidden depths of musical devices revealed in artist’s placing pictures

11 February 2022, 13:54 | Current: 15 February 2022, 10:27

The inside of of a cello.

Image:
Charles Brooks


Photographer Charles Brooks invitations us to discover the internal workings of our musical devices…

Musical devices are often imagined of as lovely from generations-outdated violins, to new gold lacquered saxophones, they’re normally a do the job of art in their individual proper.

But have you ever puzzled what the inside of your instrument appears like? Possibly you’ve peered into a gap among the strings, or pads, to only have been met with darkness.

Now, as component of New Zealand photographer, Charles Brooks’ collection, ‘Architecture of Music’, we’re presented a scarce insight into the interior functions of our tuneful resources.

Brooks, a gifted orchestral cellist who has executed with the likes of Lang Lang and the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, uses his expertise of songs to generate these intimate portraits of devices.

Utilizing among dozens to hundreds of personal frames to develop every picture, Brooks generates the illusion of space in his photographs, “tricking the intellect into believing that it is observing an expansive chamber you could stroll through”.

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  1. Lockey Hill Cello Circa 1780

    The inside of a exceptional Lockey Hill cello from all over 1780. Photographed although under restoration at the Stringed Instrument Corporation in Auckland, New Zealand.

    Lockey Hill Cello Circa 1780
    Lockey Hill Cello Circa 1780.

    Picture:
    Charles Brooks


  2. The Beautiful Architecture of Steinway

    The motion of a Steinway Design D Grand Piano. Photographed at Lewis Eady’s in Auckland.

    The Exquisite Architecture of Steinway, Part 1
    The Exquisite Architecture of Steinway, Aspect 1.

    Picture:
    Charles Brooks


    The Exquisite Architecture of Steinway, Part 2
    The Beautiful Architecture of Steinway, Section 2.

    Picture:
    Charles Brooks


    The Exquisite Architecture of Steinway, Part 4
    The Exquisite Architecture of Steinway, Portion 4.

    Picture:
    Charles Brooks


  3. 14k Gold Flute Interior

    The inside of a Burkart Elite 14k Rose Gold Flute. Photographed when beneath restoration at Neige Tunes Atelier in New Zealand.

    14k Gold Flute Interior
    14k Gold Flute Interior.

    Photograph:
    Charles Brooks


  4. 1940s Selmer Well balanced Motion Saxophone

    The inside of a 1940s Selmer Balanced Action Saxophone, owned by renowned New Zealand Saxophonist Dr. Roger Manins. Photographed even though underneath restoration at Neige Audio Atelier.

    1940s Selmer Balanced Action Saxophone
    1940s Selmer Well balanced Action Saxophone.

    Photo:
    Charles Brooks


  5. Fazioli Grand Piano

    The elegant motion of a Fazioli Grand Piano. Photographed at Sly’s Pianos, Auckland.

    Fazioli Grand Piano Part 4
    Fazioli Grand Piano Portion 4.

    Photo:
    Charles Brooks


    Fazioli Grand Piano Part 2
    Fazioli Grand Piano Part 2.

    Picture:
    Charles Brooks


  6. Australian Didgeridoo

    A exceptional see inside of an Australian Didgeridoo by Trevor Gillespie/Peckham (Bungerroo) of New South Wales.

    Australian Didgeridoo
    Australian Didgeridoo.

    Picture:
    Charles Brooks


  7. Kawai Grand Piano

    The Millennium III motion of a Kawai Grand Piano, KBB Music, Auckland.

    Kawai Grand Piano Part 1
    Kawai Grand Piano Element 1.

    Image:
    Charles Brooks


    Kawai Grand Piano Part 2
    Kawai Grand Piano Aspect 2.

    Photo:
    Charles Brooks


Find a lot more in Charles Brooks’ Architecture in Music sequence on his website.