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Solo strings

Discussion in 'Strings [DB]' started by Dogbertday, Mar 15, 2009.


  1. Dogbertday

    Dogbertday Commercial User

    Jul 10, 2007
    SE Wisconsin
    Blaine Music LLC
    Ok so I figured I would give this a shot. I'm currently studying bass in college and as many of you know most of the classical solos on would play requires solo strings. I'd like to not ruin my bass by simply tuning my current orchestrals up a whole step and also can't afford a new set of solos. So I'm asking if anyone would be willing to spare an old/extra/disliked set. Locally I can pick up and other than that I'll cover any shipping cost.

    I'm just looking for something to play on and I figured there was no harm in asking. I apologize if this is an inappropriate post.
     
  2. JoeyNaeger

    JoeyNaeger Guest Commercial User

    Jun 24, 2005
    Houston, TX
    Bass Specialist, Lisle Violin Shop
    If you search, you can find orchestral tuning piano parts for pretty much everything. Solo strings are a hassle and your orchestral tone will suffer from using them. Try www.douglasmappmusic.com for piano parts.
     
  3. Phil Rowan

    Phil Rowan Supporting Member

    Mar 2, 2005
    Brooklyn, NY
  4. Dogbertday

    Dogbertday Commercial User

    Jul 10, 2007
    SE Wisconsin
    Blaine Music LLC
    I'll check out the orchestral tuning piano parts for now I guess. I'll buy a fresh set for myself sometime to see how I like them. I'm more or less just looking to try some out. I doubt I'll be playing much solo classical music after my schooling anyway. Thanks for the help though!
     

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