Larsen

Il Cannone Violin A String

Product Code: L226-222

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The Il Cannone celebrates Paganinis legacy with what Larsen believe to be a truly revolutionary sound.

In the design and development process Larsen aim to produce the exceptional but it is only during the testing and trial process with hands-on musicians that we can truly know for certain. The feedback from musicians has confirmed that playability and feel on the fingerboard is excellent with a good resistance to the bow.

Designed to bring out the best in your violin, Il Cannone individual strings and sets are available in 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. 

Descriptions of the sound that Il Cannone sets deliver include: ‘Noble and powerful. A biting tone with real punch. Highly colourful with many intricate harmonics. Clear. Open. Brilliant. A very fast and easy response especially in spicatto.‘

The Il Cannone E string, now available with a dedicated loop option, is made using a unique carbon steel, while the A, D and G strings build on a new, synthetic multi-filament core. The A string is wound with precision rolled aluminium flat wire and the D and G strings are wound with pure silver.

Il Cannone A Options

During the development phase of Il Cannone violin with musicians, 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.

Warm & Broad or Direct & Focused? Larsen have completed an extensive trial testing Il Cannone A options. They listened to your feedback & are pleased to announce that the Il Cannone Warm & Broad A is now available as a permanent option.

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Stringers has been providing first class service to students, parents and professional musicians since 1992. We're very proud of our commitment to providing the very best service and offering excellent, carefully chosen products, for our customers.

All Stringers instruments are set up expertly by our luthiers in our Edinburgh workshop and checked by our playing staff - a stand-out difference from instruments bought from non-specialist suppliers, and shops who simply import and sell instruments. Our setups really make the world of difference. Just take a look at our reviews to see how.

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