Pirastro Cello Strings
Pirastro has been making strings for over 300 years. They produce the widest range of string types, ensuring that the unique needs of every instrument, and every player, are met. Pirastro has never stopped innovating, and recently has taken another step forward with a new concept in steel core string design which has made a remarkable debut in many of their latest products. Feel free to contact us for advice on choosing the right strings for you.
Perpetual represent a departure from Pirastro's usual approach to design. These strings are bright and focused to compete with the top selling brands from other manufacturers. These strings will eventually become a top choice for professional players.
Pirastro Evah Pirazzi
Evah Pirazzi is a hybrid steel core set. The A and D have a solid steel core, while the G and C have a stranded metal core. G and C strings are silver and tungsten alloy wound. These strings offer high tension and a focused, powerful tone, yet retain a smoothness which sets the apart from other popular steel core strings.
Pirastro Evah Gold
Evah Gold strings bring an added dimension to tonal complexity. The tone balance is overall a bit warmer compared to Evah Pirazzi, and a little rounder in tone shape. Long lifespan, and excellent response to nuanced performance.
Hybrid set with solid steel A and D, with stranded metal G and C. Rounder, smoother tone with slightly warmer tone balance, compared to other popular steel core cello strings.
Pirastro Obligato have a composite core. They offer warm, gut-like tone. Ideal for instruments that do not respond freely to popular, high-tension brands of Cello strings.
Pirastro Passione is a hybrid set; The A and D have a steel core, and the G and C have a gut core. The gut core material is stabilized to improve tuning. Now you can have the best of both worlds; Gut tone complexity with stable tuning.
Pirastro Olive strings are Pirastro's premier Gut core string. The G and C are sometimes used with a Steel or Synthetic core A and D.
Classic gut core strings. Warm, nuanced tone. Low tension.
Historically authentic gut core strings, to approximate the tone and response of period instruments.
Solid steel core strings for students and folk playing styles. Durable, low cost, long lasting strings.
Pirastro Gold Label
Gold Label are budget gut core strings. Medium only.
Pirastro has reformulated the design of Flexocor Cello strings. Solid Steel core A and D, with stranded metal core G and C. Easy response, with a rounder, smoother tone compared to other strings of this type.
Piranito strings have a solid steel core. They are an excellent choice for student instruments due to the low cost, durability and long life.
Pirastro Aricore strings have a synthetic core. They are warmer in tone than most other synthetic core strings, making them an ideal alternative for gut core strings.
Synoxa is another synthetic core string, similar to Thomastik Dominant. Compared to Aricore, Synoxa are slightly brighter. The tone balance is warm, and tension is low. Medium gauge only. 4/4 Only.