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Pipe Repair and Refurbish

MarcL

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The music is wonderful. I hear a lyra or rebec, a guitar, a hammer dulcimer (or santoor), and a tambor. I still haven't figured out the time signature (beats per measure), maybe 7/4.

Bob
That's funny. That's kind of what I did but, backwards from you and, simplified. if I can make out a 4/4 I go with that and, fill with rhythm. what instruments I can't remember by name I see in my minds eye. I can read but, I wasn't able to stay in theory. but, was able to perform for more then a decade. fake it till you make it.
 

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I would categorize that particular music as Greek Ottoman, as opposed to, say, contemporary bouzouki tunes. What I find fascinating is that the lyra (a violin-like instrument with a wide neck) is "fingered" by contacting the string with the surface of a fingernail (with the fingertip going between strings), enabling the stunning slides and crisp tone.

I don't know how to search for such music (e.g. on Amazon), since I don't really know what it is called.

Bob

Playing a Cretan Lyra

 

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I would categorize that particular music as Greek Ottoman
No sir, has absolutely nothing to do with ottomans, this is Greek island music of Aegean sea. Greeks were playing music with chords instrumets as the below photo shows clearly



thousand years before ottoman came from the steppe invited by the Byzantines to participate as mercenaries in their Civil wars [greatest mistake of our history].

Look the Greek island music main instruments.



The turks copy everything from other people as Assyrians,Arabs,Persians,Greeks and later represent them as their own although they have not even a single one proof that they have ancient historey [i mean BC].

Here is the above song with lyrics as we sing it for centuries: https://youtu.be/bduSYtEm1OQ
 

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Arnold Toynbee's twelve volume Study of History (1934-1961) uses a concept of "Universal State" to describe how a civilization is taken over by a powerful elite minority, which then assembles its vassal states into a common system of trade, governance and national myth. Though Toynbee's ideas have generated much debate and disagreement, I find some of his underlying notions to be useful in explaining the trends seen in many thousands of years of history across the globe.

Alexander's conquests led to the Hellenistic sweep of civilization from Italy to India. Rome later overtook much of that territory, and extended it into Spain, France, England and Germany.

The Ottoman's are considered in Toynbee's reckoning to be a "failed" civilization, by which he meant that prior to its reaching the status of universal state, the Ottoman empire was defeated (World War 1 and its aftermath), and collapsed back into just the territory of what is now Turkey. But during its height, the Ottoman empire's common system of trade, governance and national myth allowed the spread of Greek musical traditions, for example, to all of its territories and vassal states.



So, I'm not saying that the music of Greece came from the Ottomans, but rather the opposite--that the music of Greece became widely dispersed by the Ottomans, to the point where it is embedded in the current musical traditions of nearly all the that former empire.

Bob
 

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So, I'm not saying that the music of Greece came from the Ottomans, but rather the opposite--that the music of Greece became widely dispersed by the Ottomans, to the point where it is embedded in the current musical traditions of nearly all the that former empire.
Language, Coffee, Hookah are few examples that turks copy them and later represent them as their own. They do this to young people that they don't read history of people from countries which are far away from EU so they don't know the whole matter. Example: the turk show the Trojan Horse from the movie "Troy" and say to the tourists that this is "ancient turkish heritage" or they teach to their primary school pupils that "in the Aegean sea there was the ancient turkish civilization from 2850 BC". :confused:
Greeks travelled all around the world carrying education-knowledge-spirit-scientists, the names of the cities and the monuments prove it plus the stolen treasures in foreign museums prove it also.
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As for the topic: I have another 2 videos ready, one is with rustication tools and the other with tools that we can have outside in Cafe or beside us in home that will help us in a critical moment. Of course some dozens new videos with repaired-modified pipes so as they say in television "stay tuned".
 

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Fallion Humid N 1010 [new band]

Fallion Humid N 1010 pipe as i bought her.



and after working in the band and mouthpiece now



now looks like this:



You can see the procedure step by step here: http://pipe-smoke.blogspot.gr/2010/02/7.html
The pipe code is: M7-13

or in a video with music: https://youtu.be/Vsk2H-efCzk

Ladies & Gentlemen, sorry for the no good photos and thank you for watching!

 

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Sid, in all of your knowledge of pipe restoration can you help me out in what to do about restoring some well used meerschaums . If you look at my "Vintage Pipes" thread you'll see the ones I'm referring to. 2 are detail carved and one is basic and fairly cleaner than the other two but I'd like any tips you have on how to clean them of stains ,if you know of any. Thank you ,sir .
 

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We are talking for the first 2 from the left? From what kind of material are made? Do they have scrtaches on them?
 
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Sid.Stavros

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Greek handmade pipe [part 1]

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Here is a Greek handmade pipe by an amateur pipe maker.



I decide to change the look and after some modifications turn out to look like this:




You can see the procedure step by step here: http://pipe-smoke.blogspot.gr/2010/02/7.html
The pipe code is: M7-15

or in a video with music: https://youtu.be/JDxkq-MgSk8

Ladies & Gentlemen, sorry for the no good photos and thank you for watching!

 

Sid.Stavros

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Couple of years back i had a Bjarne pipe bought from e-store, when the pipe arrived i saw by surprise that the bowl was asymmetric!
I wanted to return the pipe back but i read that the Bjarne Nielsen past away so i decided to keep it and make some corrections.



So i started the sandpaper plus painting work and i added a bronze ring so after few weeks looked like this:



You can see the procedure step by step here: http://pipe-smoke.blogspot.gr/2010/02/7.html
The pipe code is: M7-16

or in a video with music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UV7kdnanD8Q

Ladies & Gentlemen, sorry for the no good photos and thank you for watching!

 

Sid.Stavros

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Stanwell Gilt Edged 13 metamorphosis

I bought long time ago this Stanwell Gilt Edged, was smooth, non-filter with black mouthpiece but has some scratches so i decided to change her completely.





After lot of work now looks like this:





You can see the procedure step by step here: http://pipe-smoke.blogspot.gr/2010/02/7.html
The pipe code is: M7-20

or in a video with music:
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67OAxEGHmiU


Ladies & Gentlemen thank you for watching!
 
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