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Larsen Il Cannone Violin String Set with 'Warm & Broad' A String - 4/4 Size - Medium Gauge

Larsen Il Cannone Violin String Set with 'Warm & Broad' A String - 4/4 Size - Medium Gauge | L213WS M

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Item# L213WS M

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About This Item

"Dedicated to the Artists"

Paganini's dedication of his groundbreaking 24 Caprices, in 1820, was ". . . to the Artists". In this same spirit, Larsen created their latest violin string masterwork, new Il Cannone strings, in tribute to this greatest of all violinists, and to his magnificent violin, the Guarneri del Gesu that he called Il Cannone. Using the same new synthetic core technology as in their Virtuoso violin strings, Larsen set out to produce strings that would bring out the best in performances of "firework" pieces, such as the 24 Caprices. With a sound that artists have describes as "noble and powerful", "biting", and having "real punch", Il Cannone strings deliver that critical element that is necessary for a truly great performance. Offering good bow resistance, great hand feel and fast response, Il Cannones may well become your favorite strings.

Designed to bring out the best in your violin, Il Cannone individual strings and sets are available as two versions. The Medium variant has a more moderate tension with an open, colourful, projecting, richer and powerful sound whilst the Soloist brings a fuller tone, with even more presence and focus.

More about the 'Warm & Broad' A: During the development phase of Il Cannone violin strings, Larsen identified two trends in terms of player response. One group of violinists preferred the directness and focus of a set using one prototype A whilst the other group chose the warmer and broader feel of an alternative A variant. Larsen listened to your feedback & is pleased to announce that the Il Cannone Warm & Broad A is now available as a permanent option!

Instrument: Violin
String Type: Set
Size: 4/4
Gauge: Medium

E String: Carbon steel, Removeable Ball (Ball/Loop)
A String ('Warm & Broad'): Aluminum wound over a synthetic core 
D String: Silver wound over a synthetic core
G String: Silver wound over a synthetic core

Free A String ('Warm & Broad'): Aluminum wound over a synthetic core

String Tonal Profile:

Warranty Info

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 800.248.7427 or email us at [email protected]

About This Brand

Larsen Strings
Made with love and passion.

Get Me 300 Cello Strings
When a friend asked "...I'd like you to hold of 300 cello strings for me!", Larsen promised to try, but quickly realized his folly - high-quality cello strings were simply not to be had. He felt obligated by his promise, however, and threw himself into independent production. "I was protected by my ignorance. Had I known what a monumental task was before me, I would have had second thoughts."

The String with the Special Sound
After 18 months of development, Larsen had a string that sounded right. Eminent Danish and German musicians tried the string and they all agreed: "It's a winner; we'll keep it." Rumors of the string with the special sound spread quickly. Before long there were orders from around the world, and the waiting lists grew, as did the company.

What drives us is our love of music. Our goal is to enhance the musical experience of the listener. And that's no small matter.

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Customer Questions

Question by:

  • TIM RIU
  • BEAUMONT, TX

Asked On: 11/21/2019

What’s the difference in the Larsen il Cannone medium sets Item# L213S M and #L213WS M for violin? I noticed one says “free A” in the description. Not sure what it all means or if both sets are the same just posted twice because one has pictures uploaded and other doesn’t.

SHAR Answer:

Hello Tim! The only difference between this set and the #L213S M set is the additional A string included. This special offer set comes with the classic Il Cannone E, A, D, and G string and Larsen's new "Warm & Broad" A string. This gives you the option to try both A strings on your instrument to see which combination you prefer. String specifications and more information about this new A string can be found in the "About This Item" tab on the product page. Let us know if you have any other questions!

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