Kaplan Amo Viola Strings, SET

By D'Addario

4 from 1 review
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Description

Kaplan Amo delivers warmth, flexibility & richness for brighter instruments. Experience the advanced design of Kaplan strings with a wide ranging, colourful sound palette.

Short break-in time and excellent bow response provides superb playability.

For violas 16-16.5" back with a playing scale of 38cm (15").

Long scale, medium or high tension.

Synthetic core produces a rich, powerful tone.


Specifications

  • Ideal for professionals
  • For violas with back length 16"+
  • Synthetic core
  • A - Aluminum wound
  • D - Silver wound
  • G - Silver wound
  • C - Silver wound
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Customer reviews:

Gareth
16/11/2016 14:31
Kinross, United Kingdom

Professional

An Excellent string with a distinctive voice.
3 out of 3 found the following review helpful

Pros: Kaplan Amo viola strings live up to the maker's description of being warm and responsive. The viola I chose them for is exceptionally mellow. The Kaplan retained this quality but added more volume and breadth.

Cons: Not really a con - the strings settled rapidly at first, then, about a week later, seemed to need more time. Since then,they now stay reliably in tune. The strings are described as having a "stranded core." This is not a problem as one rapidly adjusts to a different texture under the fingers. Oddly, it feels as though one is playing metal strings yet the sound and lower tension is similar to gut, but stronger.

Other: There is a different tactile feel between bow hair and string and the need for a little more rosin tan with other strings, Warchal Amber for instance.

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