The Ballad of the Wood (1987)

"The Western Black Sea" from the series "Old Houses Old Masters", tells the story of a world famous master and his world famous violin: Ayla Erduran and her Stradivarius... The beginning of... See full summary »

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Suha Arin (as Süha Arin)

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Credited cast:
Sureyya Arin Sureyya Arin ... Narrator (voice)
Ian Shears Ian Shears ... Narrator (English Version) (voice)
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"The Western Black Sea" from the series "Old Houses Old Masters", tells the story of a world famous master and his world famous violin: Ayla Erduran and her Stradivarius... The beginning of the film "The Ballad of the Wood" documents the master craftsmen who are connoisseurs of the particular type of tree, which is said to be utilized for the making of these renowned violins. Directed by Suha Arin, "The Ballad of the Wood" reveals the traditional architecture of the houses of the Western Black Sea region for centuries has been passed down from father to son, from master to apprentice through secrets and a technique known as "canti". Some of the houses shown have been standing for the last 100 to 150 years. The film honors the great craftsman of the past who utilized the "dizeme" technique through an emphasis on structures that are 300 years old. These examples are some of the most unique to be found in the Western Black Sea region. This craft has been passed down from generation to ... Written by MTV Film Televizyon

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Old Houses Old Masters - Western Black Sea

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Documentary | Short

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Country:

Turkey

Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

1 October 1987 (Turkey) See more »

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