This intense and powerful string has a synthetic fiber core and produces a complex sound, rich with overtones. An expressive string with great nuances and an enormous dynamic range gives exceptional playability and outstanding response. Resistant to changes in temperature and humidity.
Instrument: Violin String Type: E Size: 4/4 Gauge: Weich or Medium
E String: Platinum, Removable Ball End
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.
I put this on my violin alongside PI's and love the results. If this E string lasts as long as the other platinum E, we may have a winner.
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4/11/2013 9:46:00 am
As expected and more...
I have been playing the violin for 13 years. Since then, I have transitioned from student to intermediate, and from advanced to a fine old violin that is quite complex and powerful, but also whose tone needed coaxing out on the higher-end of the harmonics. I had an Evah Pirazzi goldsteel E on it before the anxiously awaited arrival of this new Platinum E... so when I got it from Shar in the mail just the other day, I installed this E and let it sit for half a day while it settled in to the rest of the set of Evah Golds- when I brought it back up to pitch and began playing, I noticed the open E string didnít have that metallic ëhissí or ëtwangí that many of them do out of the package. It actually sounded full. Not only that, but the left-hand feel is just superb. Different, but superb. Itís very easy to shift into higher positions up the fingerboard, the tone is radiant but crystal-clear, and yet with a striking warmth and complexity that didnít quite exist on my instrument before, and the response is dead-on. It's improved my violinís fullness of tone, response, and sound color in every aspect! No looking back now! Thanks, Shar!
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5/28/2011 8:32:00 am
On my violin, which is warm and open sounding, provenance not agreed upon, mid-20th century, the Evah Platinum E (medium/26.7 gauge) projects better than any other E-string that Iíve tried. I donít quite understand it - itís otherwise a fairly warm and round-sounding e-string, unusually soft and supple in feel. Itís amazing. My violin tends to like heavier tension e-strings - you may prefer the light gauge version, but I donít.