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Discussion in 'Strings [DB]' started by Klimbim, Jul 28, 2001.
anyone have opinions on pirastro flat chrom (original or the other one?) for orchestral use?
The Original Flatchromes are the same thing as Original Flexocors, only selected with a closer tolerance range.
They are the quintessential orchestral strings.
Fat dark bottom with short sustain, brighter top.
The Kolstein Varicor Excels are in the same category.
The (New) FlatChromes are a completely different string.
Thin and bright sounding, they are to be advised only if you play a mix of jazz pizz and arco. But if you play arco only, forget about them.
Hope this helps.
thanks alot...it does!