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Larsen Violin Strings, Set

Larsen

4 from 8 reviews
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Loop end E, Steel
6 in stock
£44.98
Ball end E, Steel
1 in stock
£44.98
Ball end E, Gold
4 in stock
£48.46
Loop end E, Gold
4 in stock
£48.46

Description

Larsen violin strings. Professional quality synthetic core strings. Set of 4 strings in medium tension with aluminium D, choice of Gold or steel E.

Set of 4 strings, A,D & G ball end, E ball or loop

Click here to purchase single strings and other tensions (gauges).

All strings are ball end, full size, and medium tension unless specified.


Product specifications



Customer reviews:

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Katherine
05/03/2013 22:27
HANWELL, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Very disappointing. Will have to remove strings.
8 out of 10 found the following review helpful

Pros: Nothing.

Cons: They took a long time to settle - 10 days - but it was not worth the wait. The tone is metallic and whistles. You need to press hard into the string to get any strength of sound and there is little tonal colour or warmth. Perhaps other violins will respond differently but I have given up on these strings and will be removing them. An expensive mistake. Will go back to Evah Pirazzi.

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Siri
28/02/2012 22:51
Oxford, United Kingdom

Grade 8+

Great E but...
9 out of 12 found the following review helpful

Pros: The E string is great. The sound is sweet and not overpowering. It whistles a bit more than Pirastro but worth a try.

Cons: The A,D and G strings take ages to settle down. Whilst a pirastro set would be almost immediately playable, this set took more than a week before it stops de-tuning constantly.

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nigel
28/09/2017 21:57
abingdon, United Kingdom

Beginner

great all round!

Pros: great value, great service, great product thank you

Cons: None

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Steven
07/06/2017 14:13
Hay-on-Wye, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

They work for me.

Pros: Even, rich tone across all strings

Cons: Nothing to complain about.

Other: Previous set was Evah Pirazzi. Returned to Larsen as tone seems richer, but very difficult to be objective. Once they are played in, can you truly remember the differences?

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nigel
05/04/2017 14:06
abingdon, United Kingdom

Beginner

Great!

Pros: great sound - great strings and a great price!

Cons: nuffin!

Other: Buy these - you'll be glad you did

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Stig
22/09/2016 08:39
Bagsvaerd, Denmark

Keen Amateur

Easier to buy via internet

Pros: Good Price compared to others. Quick response to enquiry to trace the packet.

Cons: Web-page for ordering the violin strings were not logical, so had to try several times. Delivery was more than 1 week.

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Jane
14/10/2015 07:34
Hay on Wye, United Kingdom

Beginner

Lovely strings - dreadful playing.

Pros: They are very pretty.

Cons: Sadly, the sound I make is still appalling!

Other: Shame you can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.

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Jane
27/08/2014 21:16
Banchory, United Kingdom

Beginner

Not happy this time

Pros: I have used Larson strings for years and am usually very happy with them

Cons: on this occasion the G string and the D string sound terrible and really am not happy with them at all

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