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#2048053 - 03/14/13 06:05 AM Meaty sheet music, solutions?
justpin Offline
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Registered: 03/25/12
Posts: 504
Loc: Holmes Chapel
I have a casio, which has a cheapy plastic sheet music stand. Which is fine for the 40 page books or individually printed out sheets.

But I bought a 300 page Chopin book, and it doesn't look like it would hold it securely.

Since I don't want a free standing stand. As there is no space, is this a good idea?

http://www.guitarguitar.co.uk/keyboards/...CFczHtAodwR4AJQ

Or this?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Hercules-Add-On-...373&sr=1-12

If I change the angle to say 4 o'clock and stick a piece of wood in there, surely this would be an OK music stand right?

Or does anybody else have a better solution?

Thanks

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#2048081 - 03/14/13 08:20 AM Re: Meaty sheet music, solutions? [Re: justpin]
willf Offline
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Registered: 07/02/10
Posts: 95
Loc: UK
Depends on how 'deep' your DP is. This works if you have sufficient depth available.

http://www.amazon.com/Manhasset-5301-Table-Top-Std/dp/B0002E3AHY/ref=pd_sim_MI_5
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#2048088 - 03/14/13 08:32 AM Re: Meaty sheet music, solutions? [Re: justpin]
fizikisto Offline
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Registered: 02/13/12
Posts: 550
Loc: Hernando, MS
If you have access to a photocopier or scanner/printer you could just print out pages of the score that you're working on. If the chopin book has a spiral binding, you could also just take out the spiral part, get a 3 hole punch and a 3 ring binder for it.

If you're intent on getting an improved stand, this was posted by someone in a recent thread and looks interesting

Stand

Warm Regards
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#2048195 - 03/14/13 01:11 PM Re: Meaty sheet music, solutions? [Re: justpin]
peterws Offline
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Registered: 07/21/12
Posts: 3697
Loc: Northern England.
Could you knock one together to suit your instrument?

http://flic.kr/p/dZG1sL
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#2048230 - 03/14/13 02:10 PM Re: Meaty sheet music, solutions? [Re: justpin]
gvfarns Offline
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Registered: 04/16/07
Posts: 3483
Loc: Pennsylvania
In my opinion your best bet is to do what fizikisto suggests: make a copy of the pages you are working on. You can use them loose, tape them together so they are one long sheet, or put them in a small binder. Much more convenient.

Regular bound music books are a serious hassle in my opinion. Best to scan the relevant pages. Actually sometimes I will cut the binding off and make my own spiral bound version of the original book. That works too.

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#2048255 - 03/14/13 03:02 PM Re: Meaty sheet music, solutions? [Re: justpin]
spanishbuddha Offline
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Registered: 11/08/09
Posts: 2380
Loc: UK
+1 on the copy a few sheets for yourself whilst studying them. That's what I do. They end up dog eared, pencilled, finger marked, coffee cup ringed and so on. Works of art just like the resulting music smile

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