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Pirastro Obligato Viola String, G

By Pirastro

Our price:
£26.30 inc VAT & Free Delivery in the UK
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£7.92 (23%)
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Medium tension
21 in stock
High tension (Stark)
2 in stock
Low tension (Weich)
3 in stock


Silver on synthetic core. 3 tensions

Recommended for violas with a playing scale of 35-38cm which covers most violas of back length 15-16.5 inches

Customer reviews:

Rating Summary
Dr Glyn R John
29/12/2017 15:27
Yarm, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

A very rich and warm full sounding string

Pros: A very rich and warm full sound on my 1907 Thomas C Buttcher viola. Took a week to completely settle but stays in tune very well. Blends in beautifully with Obligato C and D strings.

Cons: Not cheap but great sound and worth it.

Other: As others have commented it is the combination of string and instrument under review.

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29/05/2017 11:07
Farnham, United Kingdom

Grade 8+

Thank you, String Zone

Pros: The first string I received was faulty - it tended to whistle rather than "speak". Fortunately, The String Zone were happy to change it, and the replacement string is fine. Tone is bright, and it speaks well.

Cons: Tone can also be a bit harsh

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07/08/2012 14:10
Barnet, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Unfitted so far
1 out of 11 found the following review helpful

Pros: See comments

Cons: See comments

Other: One can only laugh at being asked to review a viola string at all (given that everything depends on the instrument and context) let alone when it was purchased as a spare and won't be fitted, hopefully, for several months!

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