Helicore Cello String, C

By D'Addario

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Helicore cello strings are designed with a multi-stranded steel core, optimising playability and producing a clean, warm tone. These strings are well known for their quick bow response and excellent tuning stability, making them a great choice for players of all abilities & musical styles.

Available in 3 sizes.

High quality modern strings in stranded steel with tungsten & silver windings for a warm, clear sound.


  • Ideal for professionals, students, intermediate players
  • C - Tungsten & silver wound on multi strand steel
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Rating Summary
16/03/2016 01:44
Shetland, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Lovely expressive string.
2 out of 2 found the following review helpful

Pros: Rich, warm, and expressive, with a natural response

Cons: A bit soft, both in definition and power. Takes a while to play in.

Other: This is a review of the light tension version. My first impression was that it was very muddy. This did improve a lot after a few hours of playing, but never reached the height of clarity, although its response, although not totally crisp, feels natural and reliable; you don't have to worry about whether it is going to sound cleanly as you do with some C strings. It is not a big, show-off C string, but has a very natural, gut-like charm, and is responsive to subtleties of bowing, making it very expressive (you can play a magical pianissimo with it for instance). It does not bring out wolf tones like some higher tension strings. Like a gut C-string, its wide amplitude of motion does mean that when played very vigorously it can slap the fingerboard sometimes if the bridge is set for conventional metal strings.

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14/05/2019 20:45
Aylesbury, United Kingdom


New strings

Pros: All went well.

Cons: None

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27/06/2017 16:16
Dorset, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Ideal string for me

Pros: Suits my cello, a full rich sound. This was a like for like replacement

Cons: None

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29/06/2016 16:19
Blairgowrie,, United Kingdom


Nice surprise.

Pros: Speaks quickly with a soft attack. Not too aggressive. (Of course, this applies on my cello and every cello responds differently).

Cons: Possibly could be a hint more incisive.

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