music stand


: a holder on which printed music is placed so that a musician can see it while playing or singing

Examples of music stand in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As ever, leader Jason Pierce kept the lights down low and sat like John Lee Hooker on stage left with his guitar and music stand, singing with the help of two backup singers in white lab coats. Steve Appleford, SPIN, 18 Dec. 2023 Here, an adjustable table lamp rests on the back of this piano, poised to illuminate the music stand when needed. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 Nov. 2023 There also are costs to rent equipment, ranging from portable sound systems to an American flag or a music stand. Barbara Henry, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 May 2023 One music stand will continue to showcase a collection of miniature toys — a smiling crocodile, a head-shaking turtle, a deer’s face and a tiny plastic hand holding fresh radishes. Maria Clara Cobo Todd Heisler, New York Times, 9 Mar. 2023

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“Music stand.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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