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11 February 2022, 13:54 | Updated: 15 February 2022, 10:27
Photographer Charles Brooks invitations us to explore the inner workings of our musical instruments…
Musical instruments are typically imagined of as gorgeous from generations-outdated violins, to new gold lacquered saxophones, they are typically a function of artwork in their own suitable.
But have you at any time wondered what the within of your instrument appears to be like? Maybe you’ve peered into a hole involving the strings, or pads, to only have been met with darkness.
Now, as part of New Zealand photographer, Charles Brooks’ sequence, ‘Architecture of Music’, we’re offered a unusual perception into the interior functions of our tuneful tools.
Brooks, a gifted orchestral cellist who has carried out with the likes of Lang Lang and the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, makes use of his know-how of songs to build these intimate portraits of instruments.
Employing among dozens to hundreds of person frames to produce each and every photograph, Brooks results in the illusion of room in his photographs, “tricking the brain into believing that it is observing an expansive chamber you could walk through”.
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Lockey Hill Cello Circa 1780
The inside of a rare Lockey Hill cello from close to 1780. Photographed even though beneath restoration at the Stringed Instrument Organization in Auckland, New Zealand.
The Exquisite Architecture of Steinway
The action of a Steinway Model D Grand Piano. Photographed at Lewis Eady’s in Auckland.
14k Gold Flute Interior
The interior of a Burkart Elite 14k Rose Gold Flute. Photographed even though beneath restoration at Neige Audio Atelier in New Zealand.
1940s Selmer Well balanced Motion Saxophone
The interior of a 1940s Selmer Well balanced Motion Saxophone, owned by renowned New Zealand Saxophonist Dr. Roger Manins. Photographed though beneath restoration at Neige Tunes Atelier.
Fazioli Grand Piano
The sublime motion of a Fazioli Grand Piano. Photographed at Sly’s Pianos, Auckland.
A distinctive watch inside of an Australian Didgeridoo by Trevor Gillespie/Peckham (Bungerroo) of New South Wales.
Kawai Grand Piano
The Millennium III motion of a Kawai Grand Piano, KBB Audio, Auckland.