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Best solo string

Discussion in 'Strings [DB]' started by T-burn, Mar 25, 2003.


  1. T-burn

    T-burn

    Mar 25, 2003
    Which are the best strings for using in solo with orchestra or piano?
     
  2. dragonetti11

    dragonetti11

    Jun 20, 2002
    I have the Pirastro permanent solos. I like them a lot but there not the best for orchestra playing
    what kind of strings do you have now?
    what kind of bass?
     
  3. Francois Blais

    Francois Blais Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 1999
    Québec, Canada
    I guess you meant that they're not the best when tuned at orchestra pitch?
     
  4. dragonetti11

    dragonetti11

    Jun 20, 2002
    Kind of but they dont have the big strong sound that other orchestral strings have. But they work okay in orchestral tuning
     
  5. dragonetti11

    dragonetti11

    Jun 20, 2002
    ...However, I had a couple people ask me if I'm playing a differant bass, they say it sounds fantastic. This was in a chamber orchestra setting.