D'Addario Prelude Viola String, A

By D'Addario

Our price:
£7.26 inc VAT & Free Delivery in the UK
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£1.84 (20%)
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Purchase options

Medium (MM) 34-37cm
2 in stock
Long (LM) over 37cm
2 in stock
Short (SM) 31-33cm
1 in stock
Extra short (XSM) 31cm & under
2 in stock


Our recommended string for school violas. Wound steel. Unbeatable quality and value for new players. Aluminium on steel

Sizes refer to the vibrating length of the string NOT the body size. Click small image to see the difference between vibrating length (playing scale) and body size. See below for size recommendations by body size.


  • Size XSM for violas to back length up to 13"
  • Size SM for violas 13"-14" back length.
  • Size MM for violas 14"-16.25" back length.
  • Size LM for over 16.25" back length.
  • Made in USA
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Customer reviews:

Rating Summary
Ms Ayre
09/02/2017 13:40
Darlington, United Kingdom


Does what it says

Pros: It'a an A string for a reduced size viola

Cons: Nothing

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19/07/2016 14:53
Huddersfield, United Kingdom


Good price

Pros: Cheap for student players, settles in quickly.

Cons: The sound is a bit tinny.

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Jo Rand
14/07/2015 16:03
Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom


Short strings for very small viola!

Pros: Glad to be able to get spare extra short strings for my son's very small viola (1/4 violin). Haven't had to use it yet so can't comment on quality / tone.

Cons: None

Other: Giving 3 stars only because we haven't actually used the string yet

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