Dominant Pro Cello A String
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Dominant Pro Cello A String
7 York Place
Edinburgh EH1 3EB
- For Professionals
- Newly defined tonal ideals
- ModulationPLUS: highest modulation capability of tone colors and tone structure, brilliant to warm, rounded to deep, fine to coarse-grained
- High range of dynamics from (pp) to (ff)
- Faster response than ever before – even with fast bowing speeds
- Structured tone and richness of color
Thomastik-Infeld DOMINANT PRO® NO.DP400: For all you pros.
Inspired by the sound of a tube amplifier and using the playing possibilities created by an innovative metal core, DOMINANT PRO® redefines past tonal ideals. The set has an airy, light sound character with pronounced, brilliant overtones and a pleasantly warm basic timbre with plenty of texture. DOMINANT PRO® is a sheer joy to play.
Highest modulation capacity of timbres and sound structure: depending on the playing style, the sound of the strings can be formed with incredible brilliance or to be warm, round and saturated. The sound structure can be wonderfully modulated from fine-grained to coarse-grained.
SHHH … POW!
The dynamic range extends from an airy and delicate pianissimo (pp) to a rich fortissimo (ff).
FASTER THAN EVER
DOMINANT PRO® is the name of the fastest and most direct response within the Thomastik-Infeld cello string repertoire. Especially at high bow speed, the strings develop their supporting resonance.
Rich colors and also an especially structured sound!
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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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