Pirastro Obligato Violin String Set - 4/4 size - Medium Gauge - Gold E - Aluminum D

Item # 696S M

List Price: $166.20
SHAR: $82.13

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Average Customer Rating:

5 Stars
Warm and sonorous tone quality, rich with overtones. Produces an impressive amount of volume, a very dynamic response and great playability. Excellent uniformity across all strings with pliable feel under the finger. Resistant to changes in temperature and humidity. The Aluminum D has a warm sound with big volume. Available in 4/4 in Medium, Weich, or Stark gauge.

E: Gold-plated, loop or ball
A: Aluminum wound on a synthetic core
D: Aluminum wound on synthetic core
G: Silver wound on a synthetic core

From Germany, Founded in 1798

It is the quality of our strings and rosin that makes PIRASTRO a well known name standing for reliability and beauty of sound. Many musicians of bowed classical instruments prefer PIRASTRO strings because of the string's ability to modulate and alter the tone. This allows the musician to create an individual sound and to evoke the special sound characteristics of their instrument.

From our beginnings as a small workplace of craftsmen in Offenbach near the Main River, a modern company has evolved, with over 150 employees. Today's production is based on computer-aided machines for precision manufacturing. In former times sheep gut was the sole raw material available, but now state-of-the-art synthetics and various steel and non-steel strands, such as gold, tungsten, silver or titanium are used.

Our research and development technicians work closely together with professional musicians in each stage of the development of our strings. Sophisticated research and development and quality control ensure PIRASTRO strings set an industry standard.

Musicians can choose from the most comprehensive string selection available, which offers gut strings such as Oliv, Eudoxa or Chorda, synthetic strings like Evah Pirazzi, Obligato or Tonica and steel strings such as Permanent, Flexocor or Chromcor. 
The Best String Guarantee
Please inspect your strings immediately upon receipt. Installed strings are not returnable, unless they break within the first 30 days after purchase.

30-Day String Return Policy
Unopened strings may be returned within 30 days, so that we may supply all our customers with the freshest possible strings. Because of tonal qualities of each instrument are unique, we cannot accept string returns for reasons of tone, including false strings.

If you have any questions about this product's warranty or to make a return, please contact our Customer Service Department at 800.793.4334 or email us at sharserv@sharmusic.com

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  • Rating:
    50 Stars
    Posted By: jenn smith from Tulsa, OK
    December 17, 2009

    Excellent strings

    I have used the Obligato strings ever since they first came out and have never had a problem with them. Unlike some other brands, these have never broken on me, always hold their tuning well, ettle quickly, and have a wonderfully rich, smooth, and powerful sound on my violin. I do try different brands every now and then, but somehow I always come back to the Obligato. ... (See Full Review)

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    Posted By: Anonymous from FARMINGTON , NM
    December 06, 2009

    Great product

    I would like to say that this product is wonderful. I have played for about eight years, and have been replacing my strings each year, using heliocore. The heliocore strings started breaking ore and more often, so I turned to these strings. They worked perfectly, and I have stockpiled sets. I love them, they give great sound, I would recommend them to anyone. If you are looking for great quality strings at a great price, you have found them in these strings. ... (See Full Review)

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful
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