SCALE to CONSIGN
Affettuoso (tenderly, with affection). Mint Condition
Owner took great care of this instrument. A professional player will cherish this instrument.
This instrument never got the chance to see the stage and is hollering to get out and
play with others. This instrument simply needs attention from a loving musician.
Bravura (skill, brilliance) Excellent Condition
Like-new, this instrument may need adjustments and polishing but will play immediately.
Case, keys, wood, metal and latches look and operate well. Semi-professional, advanced
student performers will delight in the opportunity to inspire and charm an audience.
Cadenza (extended virtuosic section for a soloist) Very Good Condition
Keys are polished, metal is shiny, wood is gleaming.
A professional-style and/or amateur community performer instrument that will save
money while you dazzle audiences. It will be your honor to perform using this fine instrument.
Dolce (sweetly) Moderate Condition
Pads may need work. A bit of TLC for the wood and brass are needed.
This instrument will take a quick trip to a qualified repair shop -- then off you go
to your gig, happy as a lark. Take the time to meet this instrument and you could
have a dear friend to make music with for the rest of your life.
Expressivo (expressive in style). Good Condition
This instrument has been resting on the floor, sitting on shelf or stored in a closet a little too long.
It needs to be taken to the music doctor for a check-up. After a few adjustments, pads changed,
replaced corks, this instrument will singing it's praises in the rehearsal hall.
Fermata (pause) Fair Condition
This instrument has seen better days, maybe overworked and under-maintained.
It may just be that it's old but not ready to be "put out to the pasture" yet.
With the help of a complete music makeover (overhaul) replace pads, fix cracks,
you will have invested in the future of a handmade instrument and saved it from a scrap yard.
It has stories to tell. It's vintage -- or just really tired.
Grave (slowly, gradual). Poor / Parts Condition
Listen to an elegie or any slow movement from a concerto to honor this fallen instrument.
It can not be put together again, but you may have a use for the parts of this instrument to
bring back the life of another musical instrument in need. The pieces and parts could also
be transformed into another work of art, jewelry or a sculpture.
Consignment form to Sell your oboe