Dominant Violin String, A

By Thomastik

4.6 from 79 reviews
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£10.92 inc VAT & Free Delivery in the UK
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Purchase options

Full size, Medium tension
99+ in stock
3/4 size, Medium
48 in stock
1/2 size, Medium
26 in stock
1/4 size, Medium
7 in stock
1/8 size, Medium
5 in stock
Full size, High tension (Stark)
5 in stock
Full size, Low tension (Light)
3 in stock

* All strings are ball end, unless otherwise specified.


The original and best known synthetic cored string. Regarded as the reference standard for this type of string. Well adapted to give excellent playing properties on any instrument.

Dominant strings give a warm and clear sound which closely approximates to a traditional covered gut string. Tonally stable and easy to play on they suitable for all players beginner to professional.

Available in three tensions in full size and medium tension in fractional sizes. Aluminium wound on a multi-strand synthetic core.

To check your instrument size measure the length of the back (LOB) excluding the 'button' which is the thumb shaped extension at the top where the neck is anchored. Old instruments can vary, if more than 1/2" over choose the next size up.

4/4 - LOB 356mm (14")

3/4 - LOB 330mm (13")

1/2 - LOB 305mm (12")

1/4 - LOB 280mm (11")

1/8 - LOB 254mm (10")


  • 1/8 to full size
  • Aluminium on synthetic core. Cat. no.131
  • Three tensions (full size)
  • Ball end
  • Made in Austria

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Customer reviews:

Rating Summary
11/07/2012 16:09
Lisboa, Portugal


great string

Pros: great tone

Cons: no cons

Other: extra fast delivery. very satisfied

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29/05/2012 18:37
Beaconsfield, United Kingdom



Pros: Bought as a spare so not yet fitted. Daughter uses Dominant at Grade 5 level, and happy with them.

Cons: Not able to comment.

Other: Great customer service.

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john agnew
11/04/2012 18:22
stranraer, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Excellent strings Excellent service Excellent pric

Pros: My medium a string was a little loud changing to lighter one made a big difference

Cons: no cons (first class strings)

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04/03/2012 14:55
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Easy reliable strings for advancing students

Pros: I buy these strings for my son who is noe Grade 7-8. Always find them quick to settle and consistent across all strings.

Cons: They dont last as long as some strings, the casing breaks up within a few months but still good value.

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02/03/2012 12:45
Caerphilly County, United Kingdom


Great quality, quick to settle

Pros: Takes next to no time to bed in

Cons: I'm unsure why, but the dominant a string is always the first to go and consequently I always need to buy more a strings than any other!

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29/02/2012 14:46
Surbiton, United Kingdom


good experience

Pros: it works well and arrived quickly.

Cons: no

Other: no

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Don Blackburn
28/02/2012 09:55
Llanfechell, United Kingdom


Replacement string

Pros: Good quality , reasonable price

Cons: nothing

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24/09/2011 13:53
basingstoke, United Kingdom


Good solid string provided by a good solid interne

Pros: Very solid string which maintains the tuning very well right from the start.

Cons: Nothing to not like.

Other: Very swift service from the stringzone

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23/09/2011 22:45
Southampton, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Warm, rich and dynamic sound.

Pros: Warm, rich and dynamic sound.

Cons: Nothing

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18/09/2011 13:32
St Austell, United Kingdom



Pros: Good tone. Easy to tune.

Cons: Don't last long enough.

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