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Obligato Violin String, A

Pirastro

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£21.32
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£15.96 inc VAT & Economy Delivery in the UK
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More than 95 in stock
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8 in stock
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Description

Aluminium on synthetic core. Full size ball end.

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

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Andrew
15/02/2011 20:53
St Neots, United Kingdom

Professional

Pirastro Obligato Violin string, A
4 out of 5 found the following review helpful

Pros: Obligato are the best strings I've ever played on. Reliable and responsive.

Cons: Expensive, even if worth it.

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Chris Muscillo
14/07/2015 20:21
Boston, United Kingdom

Teacher

A good professional string.
1 out of 1 found the following review helpful

Pros: Good strong tone and holds tuning very very well. A short play in time and a good mix with gut d and g.

Cons: Maybe lacks complexity of tone.

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Simon
25/02/2014 18:47
Cork, Ireland

Keen Amateur

Generate a warm, soft sound without losing volume!
2 out of 3 found the following review helpful

Pros: It's warm sound, it complements the aged softness that my violin generates much more than any other string I have tried. It is long lasting and far better than any other string out there.

Cons: I preferred it when they used to be sold to be stored in tubes. They are more expensive than dominants

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Sara
04/03/2013 19:48
London, United Kingdom

Grade 8+

Great string, but this one faulty!
2 out of 3 found the following review helpful

Pros: Fabulous string

Cons: I received a faulty one! Not the String Zone's fault but the manufacturer's, presumably.

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David
13/03/2017 22:02
Salisbury, United Kingdom

Grade 8+

Fine Strings.

Pros: Consistently good quaility and sound.

Cons: N/A

Other: Concerned that the fall in the value of sterling and the move to Brexit might make these strings more expensive or even unavailable in the future.

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carly
09/01/2017 17:39
Norwich, United Kingdom

Grade 8+

Full, reliable, warm tone.

Pros: settles in quickly; reliable; gives a good, full, warm tone to my old and delicate fiddle; lasts well and keep a reasonable tone

Cons: Quite pricey but worth it

Other: Stays fairly well in tune in difficult environments with temperature changes

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Mrs Liz Westhead
14/06/2016 14:08
Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Richer tone for a modern violin.

Pros: My violin is abou 16 years old, and the tone has taken quite a long time to develop. Being a modern instrument the tone is strong but less sweet than older instruments. I chose the Obligato string for a second time because it added richness to the strong tone. I had previously tried Eva Pirrazi strings, and decided they were more suited to a sweet old violin that needed help with volume.

Cons: I had to open up the adjuster fork because I bought a ball end, and probably should have opted for a looped end.

Other: I play my violin for my own pleasure, and am really enjoying playing as the tone mellows and the right string enhances it.

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Chris
18/05/2016 15:18
Hove, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Good reliable string

Pros: A good, stable, long-lasting string with a reliable tone

Cons: None.

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Erika
20/04/2016 19:46
London, United Kingdom

Teacher

Obligato Strings Receive Top Rating

Pros: The sound works well on my instrument. Stays in tune. Long lasting.

Cons: I don't have anything negative to say about this product.

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Sandy
06/11/2013 23:18
Barrow-upon-Humber, United Kingdom

Grade 8+

Will use again. Efficient and fast delivery.
1 out of 2 found the following review helpful

Pros: Good strings for price

Cons: No cons

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