Dominant Pro Violin A string
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Dominant Pro Violin A string
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Edinburgh EH1 3EB
Dominant Pro follows Thomastik-Infeld’s tradition of low-tensioned strings with an honest sound character. Adapted to modern players’ demands, it supports a soloistic performance with its high resistance to bow pressure, its enhanced focus and warmth.
The Dominant Pro set DP100 delivers focus, warmth and outstanding projection with a fast response for a modern playing style. It is designed to enhance the character of the iconic Dominant strings with extended natural modulation possibilities and to adapt their traditional concept of low-tensioned strings to modern standards. This improves the instrument’s free projection capacity in a sustainable manner.
After stringing, the Dominant Pro impresses with a more bell-like ringing sound. While maintaining a well-balanced and open brilliance, the set quickly develops its distinct warmth and focus.
These strings immediately respond to bow impulses and can handle strong bow pressure at a slower bow speed. This allows players to shape a focused sound within a wide span of dynamics for both a gentle and powerful projection. When choosing Dominant Pro, professionals won’t have to compromise when creating rich sound colours at a high volume.
To cover different instruments and playing styles, Dominant Pro offers a wide range of strings. With various E-string options and an alternative D-string and A-string, you can modify the character of the other strings in the regular set DP100.
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What does ball/loop mean?
Some violin E strings and viola A strings come with the option of Loop-end, meaning they are designed for use with hook-type E fittings on tailpieces without a top string fine-tuner. Most student instruments require a ball-end string. Some string manufacturers now product removable ball end strings, and cello strings are all ball-end. Gut strings often have knotted ends.
What is gauge / tension?
Gauge refers to the thickness, or diameter, of the string. The greater the string’s diameter, the heavier it is, affecting tone and response to finger pressure and bowing. Tension is the horizontal force on a string between the nut and the tailpiece. Tension is also affected by the types of metals a string is wound with.
Medium tensions are the most popular choice. These strings are designed to bring a balanced response and tone.
Light or weak strings are thinner, so less tension is required to bring them to pitch. If your violin has a naturally heavy or dark sound quality, you might use light gauge strings to brighten the tone.
Heavy or strong strings require greater tension and they are less responsive but can create a more nuanced tone.
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