Miscellaneous E strings for Violin


These are the popular single E strings, which many players use with their choice of A, D and G.


Pirastro No.1 "Universal E"

This is the special wound E string that has a diameter similar to a plain steel E. This means the tone is warmer than plain steel, but the response is quicker than a wound E string. Suitable for use with any choice of A, D and G.

$10.45
$10.45
$10.45
$10.45
$10.45
$10.45

Goldbrokat

For decades, this was the top choice for use with Dominant A, D and G, or any other bottom strings. It remains a recommended choice for any mix of strings. 25 gauge is thin. 26 gauge is medium. 27 gauge is thick.

$2.70
$2.70
$2.70
$2.70
$2.70
$2.70

Hill

Hill is a popular plain steel E for use with any choice of A, D and G. 25 gauge is thin. 26 gauge is medium. 27 gauge is thick.

$4.87
$4.87
$4.87
$4.87
$4.87
$4.87

Westminster

This is another plain steel E. This is one of our top choices for our own shop instrument setups. The 27.5 gauge E is a popular choice, because it is slightly thicker than other thick gauge E strings. The added mass takes a bit more edge off the tone shape.

$5.50
$5.50
$5.50
$5.50
$5.50
$5.50

E String Sampler Packs

We assemble these bundles of 5 of the most popular E strings, to make it easy for you to try them.

$32.50
$32.50

Kaplan Violin E

Also known as Kaplan Solutions. This is the E string recommended for those with a "whistling" issue on the E string of their instrument. It has a removable ball, to use as a loop end string if needed.

$6.75