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Pirastro Oliv Violin E String

Item # : 301EB44M


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The Quintessential Gut String

For the musician seeking the best possible sound and complexity, Pirastro Olive Strings are the only choice. Designed and crafted for the modern repertoire, at A440+ tuning, Olive strings provide a richness in sound and overtones that are simply unmatched. With over two centuries of manufacturing gut strings, Pirastro is the world's leader in stewarding this traditional technology, painstakingly managing the processing of gut in order to optimize its qualities. Once finished, Olive strings are wound with aluminum or silver, then highly polished by hand to a silky finish.

Instrument: Violin
String Type: E
Size: 4/4
Gauge: Medium or Thick

E String: Goldsteel, Ball or Loop End

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Pirastro Oliv Violin E String

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3/14/2010 5:09:00 am

Warm string

Very warm sound for e string! Ever since I found this string its the only one I use for E string. First Choice! Thanks

1/1/2009 2:04:00 pm

Sounds is great, but break easily

I had 2 olive strings and both broke. One within a month of purchase so I was able to get a replacement. The other one is over a month, so I am not able to get a replacement. Both broke by the knot where the tail piece holds the strings.