Made with a highly flexible, multi-strand synthetic core
Provide the tonal warmth and feel of a gut string while being impervious to changes in humidity
The sound is soft, clear with a stable intonation and they are rich in overtones
Its radiance and ability to project sound without being metallic comes to the fore both in Arco and pizzicato passage
Effortless response to intricate fingering and its tuning stability even under extreme atmospheric conditions
Comparable in sound to gut, without gut's disadvantages These strings have a highly flexible, multi-strand nylon core and cater for artists who feel uncomfortable with steel strings. The resounding success of our Dominant string owes a lot to its similarity in tone and response to gut strings, without gut's attendant drawbacks. The sound of the Dominant string is full and mellow, yet rich in overtones. Its radiance, its ability to project sound without being metallic, comes to the fore both in Arco and pizzicato. Other advantages are Dominant's effortless response to intricate fingering and its tuning stability even under extreme atmospheric conditions. But Dominant's beauty of tone is not as long lasting as that of a steel string, a price the discerning musician will be prepared to pay for this quality of sound. Dominant strings should be changed at appropriate intervals to ensure continuity of tone color.
Limited manufacturer warranty
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
These strings will get the job done. They have an average response speed, feel good under the hand (shifting and action are smooth), and get a fairly strong sound that is never too bright -this includes the A string, which has held up remarkably well. They last about 5 months before you start to realize that your tone has gone to the deep south. The A string tends to be a little too introverted, and is sometimes not quite as responsive as the rest of the set- the sound never gets that full bodied ring that everyone is looking for. The C string cannot be played above a forte; the pitch will warp and the tone is remarkably unpleasant. Good orchestra strings, bad solo/chamber music strings, also fantastic if you don't want to drop $100 on Obligatos/Larsens and your instrument hates Helicores.
Great set of strings for those who don't have any idea on what to purchase for their instrument. I have always used this set for my viola.
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