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« on: May 03, 2011, 02:30:01 PM »
Hi everybody, my splendid bass is now at Tony Cimperman's shop in Minessota, he get a nice picture of it. I worked wit photoshop a little. Enjoy.  

 

  Thanks to Tony Cimperman for this picture  (Message edited by pierreyves on May 03, 2011)

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« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2011, 05:37:05 PM »
That is a beautiful work of art Pierre! A very nice addition to your collection! Enjoy!
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« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2011, 11:10:38 PM »
That picture is angled very much like the custom of the month pictures...  
I wonder.....
 
That is such an impressive looking bass Pierre, the larger maple laminate really is a great effect.
 
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« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2011, 11:43:55 PM »
maybe, maybe not ?
lamination maple makes the beauty of this bass more incisively. This affects the thickness of the body and gives more depth, more flavor (!)

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« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2011, 02:18:13 PM »

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« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2011, 03:21:32 PM »
I would love a full size photo if you have one you could email me please.
 
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« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2011, 03:37:02 PM »
Is it me, or is the tailpiece off-center?

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« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2011, 04:24:42 PM »
It looks centered to me, but that could be the camera angle.
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« Reply #8 on: May 04, 2011, 04:37:57 PM »
Oh, Mike, not that again! :-)
 
Really beautiful inlays on this! I love abalone.

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« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2011, 04:39:38 PM »
I think the off-center tailpiece is a long running joke.  The bass is absolutely stunning!!!

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« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2011, 09:12:17 PM »
I think it looks amazing - congratulations!!! Can't wait to hear soundclips - Pierre-Yves's playing combined with this Alembic are guaranteed to produce stunning results!

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« Reply #11 on: May 04, 2011, 11:51:39 PM »
to jazzy: email sent

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« Reply #12 on: May 05, 2011, 02:59:59 AM »
Merci Pierre, c'est maintenant mon image d'ordinateur.
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« Reply #13 on: May 05, 2011, 06:04:41 AM »
So elegant!  
Congratulations... I can just imagine how it sounds and plays... Wow!

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« Reply #14 on: May 05, 2011, 07:02:27 AM »
the tailpiece could not have not to be centered of course  
thanks for your comments...  
I can imagine the sound, I hope it will not be too crystalline, otherwise I will compensate with my fingers and settings. The reseller is, with Mica, the only two people who have tried it and both agree that the sound is very (too?) pure.  
This is the first time Alembic uses the African Blackwood, which is a denser wood than coco bolo.  
Perhaps should I use this bass as a real bass or as tenor bass, it will depend on his sound.
It is now that I realize as she begins to take me the belly, it's great.
The thickness of the body give a relief that does not exist on other short scales.