Made in the traditional way by Pirastro, the leading maker of gut strings for over two centuries. Wound with aluminum (A and D) and silver (G), finished by hand. Produces a warm, soft, far-carrying sound; exceptional tonal characteristics and response.
Instrument: Violin String Type: A Size: 4/4 Gauge: 13-1/4, 13-1/2, 13-3/4 or 14
A String: Aluminum wound on a gut core
String Tonal Profile:
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.
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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.
Although the longevity of the Eudoxa A and D strings is not all that great (4 months tops), they are definitely among the best for all orchestral/solo playing. Some prefer Dominant but the quality of the Eudoxa is superb. This string has a long history - it's been around for decades. Don't know if they've ever made improvements or changed anything about it but to me, it's the best.