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Pirastro Eudoxa Violin String, A

By Pirastro

4.4 from 18 reviews
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Medium tension (13.75PM)
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Low tension (13.5PM)
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Description

Aluminium on gut.

The sheep gut core of Eudoxa strings is manufactured, wound and polished in the traditional way, by hand. Well balanced warm tone with a great diversity of sound. Low string tension and a comfortable left hand feeling ideal for orchestra, chamber music and studio takes.

Gut cored Pirastro A. Please note that these strings are very delicate and have a shorter and unpredictable life span compared to other strings. We do not recommend their use by beginners or that they be fitted to instruments not set up by trained and experienced craftsmen.

Please note these strings are supplied lightly coiled. They can be supplied straight at a supplement of £5 per order. Please call or email for this service


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martin
24/05/2018 09:09
leven, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Good service

Pros: Speedy delivery

Cons: Expensive

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Carlos
22/05/2018 05:34
Ho Chi Minh, Viet Nam

Keen Amateur

It wakes up the whole Eudoxa set.

Pros: Very good A. Responsive, beautiful sound. It brought life and loudness to the whole Eudoxa set. More stable than the lower G &D. The better A for the Eudoxa G & D (better than the Eudoxa Aricore, and better than steel A).

Cons: Nothing

Other: My original string choice was the Eudoxa Rigid G & D. Wonderful strings that I recommend very highly. In the beginning I put a steel A, based on negative comments about this gut A but I coulndn't get used to the break of tone between the A and the D, so I put an Eudoxa Aricore. It was a very good tone and matched well, but I found the whole set "weak" in power. I tried this Eudoxa (the original) and I was inmediatly convinced with it. It has more personality than any of the former A, good response and tone in high positions and, what was more surprising, it woke up the whole set, becoming louder and with more body. Now, I am completely convinced by an EUDOXA combination that includes this A: Rigid G Rigid D Eudoxa Aluminum A Gold Label E. It has volume, body, and a lot of presence. Warm and projecting.

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Tanya
15/05/2018 08:38
Romsey, United Kingdom

Beginner

Great service, will use you again!

Pros: Good service, strings arrived promptly. Excellent service.

Cons: None

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Melanie
20/02/2017 17:56
York, United Kingdom

Teacher

Quick easy purchase

Pros: Easy to order and quick delivery

Cons: None

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Brian
19/12/2016 16:26
Tralee, Ireland

Professional

,would recommend strongly to others

Pros: very good service

Cons: nothing to dislike

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Mrs
09/10/2016 18:09
London, United Kingdom

Grade 8+

Trouble free transaction

Pros: Ordering online was easy and delivery prompt.

Cons: No cons

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Jane
06/01/2016 18:11
Tenterden, United Kingdom

Beginner

Product great, postage arrangements not!

Pros: It's a lovely string with warm tone

Cons: For me, always seems to break in the case when left inactive

Other: The package couldn't be delivered until I paid Royal Mail £2 - apparently there was no postage on it. I wasn't in a hurry for the strings but it did delay delivery by 2 or 3 days.

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Nelson
30/12/2015 16:19
South Petherton, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Dependable consistent quality

Pros: Suits my violin and playing. I have used eudoxa for many years and I see no point in changing.

Cons: Feeling pressurised to review

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Helen
18/09/2014 16:08
Stockport, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

I like what I know

Pros: Nice round sound and comfortable under the fingers.

Cons: The first one that I have used that has taken more than a day to settle in. It is always WAY flat by the next day. I'm sure it will improve though.

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Chris Muscillo
02/04/2014 19:29
Boston, United Kingdom

Teacher

High end string if ever there was one.

Pros: Like all Eudoxa the A is a true gut string that provides a clear and rich to a quality to instruments, the older violins in particular seem to warm to this type of string. I have used the Eudoxa range for a good few years and I am constantly impressed by the dynamic and depth that this string brings to my instrument.

Cons: Not a string for the beginner nor one that will stay in tune the same way as a modern synthetic. Think about this before purchase.

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