Eudoxa Violin A string
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Eudoxa Violin A string
13 3/4 (Medium)
7 York Place
Edinburgh EH1 3EB
Pirastro Eudoxa Violin Strings - The traditional gut core string
- Finely wound and polished, handmade gut strings
- Warm, complex and rounded sound
- Low string tension
- The sheep gut core of Pirastro Eudoxa strings is manufactured, wound and polished in the traditional way, by hand.
- Well-balanced warm tone with a great diversity of sounds
- Low string tension and a comfortable left hand feeling
- Ideal for orchestra, chamber music and studio takes
- Altering the gauge by 1/4 PM changes the tension by 3%
The medium set contains the following strings:
- A-aluminum 13 3/4
- D-aluminum 16 3/4
- G-silver 15 3/4
The set "E-steel“ contains the plain E-steel string.
- E-plain steel: more brilliant sound than the wound E-string.
- Version "Stiff“: D- and G-strings have a darker and more powerful sound. For further information please refer to: Eudoxa-Stiff
- Eudoxa A-, D- and G-strings are manufactured in up to five gauges in steps of 1/4 PM.
- The E-steel/aluminium is available in medium and strong gauge.
- E-plain steel is only available in medium gauge.
- Eudoxa A-strings come with a ball,
- D- and G-strings have a knot.
- The E-strings are available with ball- or loop-end.
For other tensions / gauges, please see individual strings
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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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