Because of the quality of both their strings and rosin, PIRASTRO has become the byword for a sound which is both beautiful and reliable. As a result, a great number of string musicians play and recommend PIRASTRO strings. With their tonal flexibility and expressive power, PIRASTRO strings have inspired musicians to create their own unique sound by taking full advantage of their instruments best qualities. Each individual string in the PIRASTRO line has been meticulously crafted to provide musicians with an unsurpassed choice in tonal colours. Musicians can choose from the complete range of gut strings to synthetic strings or steel. Finally, PIRASTRO rosins are designed specifically for use with PIRASTRO strings and this combination is responsible, in no small part, for the excellent world-renowned PIRASTRO sound.
Thanks to innovative materials and adopting new, carefully matched production methods, the development of PIRASTRO Perpetual resulted in a string set with a character not yet found in their other product family. The Perpetual strings provide the largest sound volume and carrying power combined with a precisely focused sound projection. The clarity of sound does not diminish the abundance of colours Perpetual offers. Vibrancy of tonal attack and optimal string response enable the player to move seamlessly from extreme fortissimo to the most sensitive whisper. The innovative core material allows a comfortable smoothness during legato, shifting, string crossings, double stops and chords. The extended reverberation of the Perpetual brings forth an exuberant lustre.
Although during the first 24 hours the PIRASTRO Perpetual develop towards an even smoother sound, tuning stability is reached immediately after stringing the instrument.
Standard set contains the following strings: E-platinum 26, A-aluminum, D- and G-silver.
The Perpetual Set for Violin
· enticing playability
· vast tone volume
· clearly focused sound projection
· exuberant lustre
· optimal response
· platinum-coated E-string
Another advancement in the Perpetual set is the platinum plated E-string which is offered in the gauges 0.26 mm and 0.267 mm. The 0.26 mm E sounds silvery and very brilliant, while the stronger 0.267 mm E provides a slightly darker, more voluminous tone. Both E-strings are equipped with a removable ball end.
Gold, previously known as Gold Label is entry level gut core string by Pirastro. For those who prefer a simple, gut cored string at an affordable price these strings are the answer. They have a bright sound combined with easy playability under the fingers. Available in full size, medium tension only with a ball or loop end option for the plain steel E string.
Excellent quality and value for players who like the old gut sound. Please note these strings are not recommended for use with fine tuners.
This string may be used with a fine tuner but this is not recommended due to the elasticity of gut cored strings.
Evah Pirazzi Gold strings have a core made from a modern synthetic multifilament fibre.
They are renowned for their brilliant, golden tone and full-bodied and big sound from the very bottom to the top of the register. The wide dynamic range they produce allows skilled players to explore confidently both the finest nuances of quiet passages and create powerful sonorities when playing close to the finger-board or using a strong bow arm.
With an instant response throughout the complete dynamic range, they have the advantage of a very short break-in time, even shorter than Evah Pirazzi and Obligato. excellent tuning stability and Pirastro boost that they are absolutely insensitive to variations in temperature and humidity
NEW Stainless Steel E-string: It has an excellent response and generates a refined and smooth sound right to the very top of the register.modern synthetic core strings
A universally popular string of great quality suitable all types of instrument and for professional or amateur use.
Obligato strings sound warm and full, yet have a brilliant, rich overtone spectrum and focused tone.
Excellent playability and response throughout the entire dynamic range
'New Formula' quality student string similar to Dominant strings in terms of quality, whilst providing excellent value for money for students. Medium tension, ball end only. .
To check your instrument size measure the length of the back (LOB) excluding the 'button' which is the thumb shaped extension at the top where the neck is anchored. Old instruments can vary, if more than 1/2" over choose the next size up.
4/4 - LOB 356mm (14")
3/4 - LOB 330mm (13")
1/2 - LOB 305mm (12")
1/4 - LOB 280mm (11")
1/8 - LOB 254mm (10")
The modern gut cored string. Old sound, modern stability.
These incredible strings are the latest strings from Pirastro designed to combine the best qualities of synthetic cored strings with the traditional gut sound. True gut sound with plenty of volume plus excellent tonal stability. Recommended rosin: Oliv/Evah Pirazzi.
The gut core of Passione strings is manufactured, wound and polished in the traditional way, by hand. The core sound is full, round and warm, with a complex overtone spectrum combining brilliance and clarity and a great power of projection.
Passione strings possess a fascinating diversity of sounds, which allows musicians to alter their tone as desired. Big and powerful sound with very easy response on all levels of the dynamic range.
Pirastro gut string tensions are measured in units of PM (Pirastro Measurement) and refer to the diameter of the string. 1PM = 0.05mm, so gauge 14PM = 0.7mm diameter. The tension of the string varies by 3% for each gauge.
Perpetual Edition are the most powerful strings in the Pirastro range. The tone quality of this string radiates into the room without sounding metallic or sharp. The sound palette of the Perpetual Edition provides the musician with tonal colour from a focused bright sound to a room filling warmth. With their sonority, volume, and flexibility the new Perpetual Edition fulfils the players’ need for projection in an impressive way while maintaining an inspiring light playability.
Perpetual Edition strings offer an exceptionally fine bow resistance resulting in a very fast and direct response especially on the lower strings.
This is a metal core string and fine tuners on the instrument are recommended
The Soloists' Choice
Evah Pirazzi strings have a core made from a modern synthetic multifilament fibre.
Very intensive and powerful, excellent for Soloists, they have an outstanding playability and exceptional response at any of the dynamic levels.
Enjoy a complex sound, rich with overtones based on a brilliant core sound and
Evah Pirazzi strings translate every minute impulse from bow and fingers into beautiful sounds.
The standard set contains the following strings:
E-silvery steel, A-aluminum, D- and G-silver
The set E-goldsteel: E-goldsteel 0.26mm,
A-aluminum, D- and G-silver
The very warm sounding synthetic core string
Violino Violin Strings
Forest honey colors. Mellow, rounded sound. Well suited for synthetic strings with low and medium tension. Each cake of rosin is glued onto a soft cloth which then is attached to a hard plastic grip. This prevents the fingers of the musician to get exposed to rosin dust and also makes it easier to apply the rosin.
Stamford Strings Ltd
Company Number 12197895
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3 St Leonards Street