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Pirastro Eudoxa-Oliv Viola C String


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£36.67 inc VAT & Economy Delivery in the UK
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£12.75 (25%)

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Medium tension, (19.5PM)
5 in stock
Low tension, (19.25PM)
1 in stock
High tension, (19.75PM)
1 in stock


Tungsten & silver on gut.

For maximum power combined with warmth. Knot end Not suitable for use with fine tuners

4 sizes. Sizing refers to vibrating length of the string NOT the back length. (Measure between bridge and top nut). Click small image for which measurement to use.

Product specifications:

  • Tungsten & silver on natural gut-knot end
  • Medium tension 19.5PM
  • 1PM=0.05mm, e.g. 14PM=0.7mm diameter. Each 1/4 PM increases or decreases tension by 3%
  • Made in Germany
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BlankBlank 3
06/09/2016 20:13
Mosgiel, New Zealand


Love it!

Pros: The best C string you could ever play! Fantastic depth of tone and beautiful under your fingers. A delight!

Cons: Costly, but well worth it.

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27/02/2014 01:45
Newcastle Under Lyme, United Kingdom


Happy viola depth.

Pros: The rich and complex tone is gorgeous on my old Dresden viola. I use it with a set of Evahs. The C on the Evahs was too twangy on my viola but this oliv is perfect and works well with the Evahs

Cons: Pricey but you get what you pay for.

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02/10/2014 16:33
Norwich, United Kingdom

Grade 8+

Great String!! Don't let the price put you off!!
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Pros: A really exceptional string. Really complex and a true gut sound... Would recomend for new or old instruments. Have been looking for a good C string for a while now, and I have definitely found it! Seems to match well with obligatos G,D as well as Doninats (some will disagree with me. Due to mixing of gut core and synthetics) but as with most things, strings are a personal tast, so just go for why sounds best to you!

Cons: As expected, gut string = unstable. But much more stable than Oliv and after a good play in of about a week, the seeing is stretched and keeps reasonable pitch.

Other: My C string of choice from now on!

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