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Where can I find Obligatos?

Discussion in 'Strings [DB]' started by reedo35, Jan 26, 2001.

  1. Hi, Guys,
    Since Don recommended the Pirastro Obligatos so highly, I decided to order a set from Quinn Violins. Unfortunately, they tell me now that they don't have any and don't know when they will have more as they are becoming increasingly difficult to get. So, Where,oh where can I find some?
  2. Lemur (1-800-246-BASS) sells them, but they were out of stock. I bought a set recently from Concord Music Supplies right here in the Garden State. 1-201-261-3871. Prices vary, but so do shipping costs.
  3. Tim Ludlam

    Tim Ludlam

    Dec 19, 1999
    Carmel, IN

    You ought to be charging Pirastro endorsement fees. I've had a set of Obligato on backorder through Lemur for about 3 weeks.

    You've become too powerful!!!!!
  4. Bob Gollihur

    Bob Gollihur

    Mar 22, 2000
    New Joisey Shore
    Big Cheese Emeritus: Gollihur Music
  5. Francois Blais

    Francois Blais Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 1999
    Québec, Canada
    There are also a few others on-line retailers:
    SouthWest Strings ( (
    I didn't verify if they have them though.

    I tried an Obligato G recently, but found it a little nasal.
    The surface of the string also appeared quite rough in comparison to other Pirastro strings, which are usually very highly polished and smooth.