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Black and Blue

Discussion in 'Strings [DB]' started by anthem274, Mar 11, 2005.


  1. anthem274

    anthem274

    Jul 19, 2003
    Arlington, TX
    This past Sunday, a couple of my friends and I went to the Francois Rabbath recital at the University of North Texas. It was incredible. Afterwards we went up to Francois and while there I observed his bass, of course. I noticed that the strings that he used were dark blue and black. The strings sounded wonderful. Maybe I could get my hands on some of these and try them out for myself. What are the blue and blacks?
     
  2. Francois Blais

    Francois Blais Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 1999
    Québec, Canada
    Rabbath is a Corelli endorser.
    He helped the development of these strings.
    These are the 370M series.
    Tungsten wrapped E&A, nickel wrapped D&G, medium gauge.
    Also available in F and TX gauges. (and solo-tuning in M and TX gauges I think)
    These strings are made by Savarez in France.