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Double Bass Strings


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OUR GAUGE TERMS DIFFERENT MANUFACTURER'S GAUGE TERMS
medium mittell - 26mm
thin weich - dolce - soft - light - 25mm - medium light
thick stark - forte - strong - heavy - 27mm - fort-high
 
Belcanto by Thomastik-Infeld
Steel rope core with windings listed below
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$52.80

D

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$67.65

A

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$82.60

E

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$88.05

SET

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$283.99


Prices reflect discount.



 
String Winding Size Gauge End

SET

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$289.99


Prices reflect discount.


Chorda by Pirastro
Plain gut G & D strings. Gut core with silver winding A & E strings.

This item is not eligible for discounts.
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Plain Gut

3/4

Medium

Gut Knot

$98.56

D

Plain Gut

3/4

Medium

Gut Knot

$154.11

A

Silver

3/4

Medium

Gut Knot

$130.00

E

Silver

3/4

Medium

Gut Knot

$189.72

SET

3/4

Medium

Gut Knot

$572.39


Prices reflect discount.


Chromcor by Pirastro
Steel core strings with windings listed below.

This item is not eligible for discounts.
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$42.30

D

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$48.36

A

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$49.21

E

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$59.50

SET

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$199.37


Prices reflect discount.


Corelli Nickel by Savarez
Steel core strings with windings listed below
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$13.53

D

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$14.37

A

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$15.73

E

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$26.26

SET

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$69.87


Prices reflect discount.


Corelli Tungsten by Savarez
Steel core strings with windings listed below
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$13.53

D

Tungsten

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$18.03

A

Tungsten

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$25.17

E

Tungsten

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$43.64

SET

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$100.36


Prices reflect discount.


Dominant by Thomastik-Infeld
Perlon core strings with windings listed below listed below
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$62.65

D

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$64.30

A

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$72.80

E

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$83.25

SET

Includes 4 strings above

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$281.99


Prices reflect discount.


Dominant Solo by Thomastik-Infeld
Perlon core strings with windings listed below
String Winding Size Gauge End

A

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$62.65

E

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$64.30

B

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$72.80

F Sharp

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$83.25

SET

Includes 4 strings above

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$281.99


Prices reflect discount.


Eudoxa by Pirastro
Gut core strings with windings listed below.

This item is not eligible for discounts.
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Silver

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$134.87

D

Silver

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$147.98

A

Silver

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$165.68

E

Silver

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$191.69

SET

Includes 4 strings above

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$640.21


Prices reflect discount.


Evah Pirazzi by Pirastro
Evah Pirazzi Bass Strings are a wonderfully powerful synthetic-core string with a lot of richness, depth, and projection to the sound. These strings have excellent response and pitch stability, and a brilliant core sound with expressive nuances possible.

All strings are synthetic fiber core.
The windings are listed below.

This item is not eligible for discounts.
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$46.25

D

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$48.36

A

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$58.87

E

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$68.24

SET

Includes 4 strings above

3/4

Ball End

$221.72


Prices reflect discount.


Evah Pirazzi Soloist by Pirastro
Evah Pirazzi Soloist Bass Strings are a wonderfully powerful synthetic-core string with a lot of richness, depth, and projection to the sound tuned for the soloist. These strings have excellent response and pitch stability, and a brilliant core sound with expressive nuances possible.

All strings are synthetic fiber core.
The windings are listed below.

This item is not eligible for discounts.
String Winding Size Gauge End

A

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$46.25

E

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$48.36

B

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$58.87

F Sharp

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$68.24

SET

Includes 4 strings above

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$221.72


Prices reflect discount.


Original Flexocor by Pirastro
Steel core strings with windings listed below.

This item is not eligible for discounts.
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$59.43

D

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$64.86

A

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$77.13

E

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$92.78

SET

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$294.20


Prices reflect discount.


Flexocor Solo by Pirastro
Steel core strings with windings listed below.

This item is not eligible for discounts.
String Winding Size Gauge End

A

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$48.36

E

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$49.63

B

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$57.03

F Sharp

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$68.88

SET

Includes 4 strings above

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$223.91


Prices reflect discount.


Helicore Orchestral by D'Addario
Steel core strings with windings listed below
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$27.34

D

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$30.60

A

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$34.88

E

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$40.84

Long E (C Extension)

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$46.13

SET

Includes the G, D, A, and E strings above

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$133.65

G

Nickel

Medium

Ball End

$23.06

D

Nickel

Medium

Ball End

$26.55

A

Nickel

Medium

Ball End

$33.86

E

Nickel

Medium

Ball End

$39.15

SET

Includes the G, D, A, and E strings above

Medium

Ball End

$120.71

SET

Includes the G, D, A, and E strings above

1/10

Medium

Ball End

$120.71


Prices reflect discount.


Helicore Hybrid by D'Addario
Steel core strings with windings listed below
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$27.34

D

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$30.60

A

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$34.88

E

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$40.84

SET

Includes 4 strings above

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$133.65


Prices reflect discount.


Helicore Solo by D'Addario
Steel core strings with windings listed below
String Winding Size Gauge End

A

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$27.34

E

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$30.60

B

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$34.88

F Sharp

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$40.84

SET

Includes 4 strings above

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$133.65


Prices reflect discount.


Jargar
Steel core strings with windings listed below
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$28.25

D

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$30.39

A

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$33.12

E

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$37.74

SET

Includes 4 strings above

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$129.49


Prices reflect discount.


Kaplan by D'Addario
Kaplan Double Bass Strings are aimed at the most discerning orchestral musicians. These strings offer a rich tonal color palette and superb bowing response in a beautifully balanced set. Kaplan Steel Core Bass Strings provide clarity and warmth from low to high registers and allows versatility and control throughout the dynamic spectrum.

All Kaplan bass strings are stranded steel core with windings listed below.
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Titanium

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$38.48

D

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$43.09

A

Nickel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$49.16

E

Tungsten

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$58.39

SET

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$187.76


Prices reflect discount.


LaBella Professional Jazz Series
This is the string of choice for such bass virtuosos as Ron Carter, Buster Williams and Steve Novosel. LaBella Professional Jazz Series strings are metal rope core strings, and for a smooth feel are wrapped with a black nylon. Over 20 years ago, LaBella worked together with both Attila Zoller and Ron Carter on this string construction. Obtaining the tone of gut and the sustain of metal, this string design is great for Jazz pizzicato solos. The rope core with the black nylon tape outer-wrapping provides a bright attack with a warm tone. These strings also produce an outstanding natural acoustic sound when used with electric basses or a pickup. LaBella strings are highly recommended for professional musicians.

These outstanding rope core strings feature a black nylon wrapping.
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Nylon

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$31.57

D

Nylon

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$33.91

A

Nylon

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$40.54

E

Nylon

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$42.79

SET

Includes 4 strings above

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$148.64


Prices reflect discount.


NS Electric Contemporary Double Bass by D'Addario
Bring out all the brilliance and power lurking within your electric upright with these ultra-modern stainless wound solid steel core strings. Strong high harmonics lend clarity to the earth-shaking lower frequencies for a big and remarkably beautiful tone. Light tension precision-ground flatwound design is easy on the fingers and long on expressive potential. The contemporary Double Bass set produces a brighter sound and is low tension.

All Strings Are Solid Steel Core
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$19.35

D

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$25.65

A

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$29.25

E

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$34.20

SET

Includes 4 strings above

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$112.05

Low B (Orchestra Tuning)

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$34.20

High C (Orchestra Tuning)

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$18.00


Prices reflect discount.


NS Electric Omni Cello-Bass by D'Addario
Light and responsive, with singing highs and a remarkably deep low register, these low-tension strings are effortless to play. The polished finish, smooth and fast to the touch, minimizes unwanted finger noise, allowing the player to concentrate on expression rather than technique. They have a rich pizzicato growl that can be made to sound very much like an acoustic upright, yet they can deliver plenty of sustain and drive when you need it. These same strings, custom made by D'Addario, are perfectly adapted for bowing. They respond much quicker to the bow than traditional bass strings, so expressive bow technique is easier to develop and maintain.

All Strings Are Stranded Steel Core
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$14.85

D

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$15.75

A

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$33.75

E

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$40.95

SET

Includes 4 strings above

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$105.30

Low B (Orchestra Tuning)

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$40.95

High C (Orchestra Tuning)

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$14.85


Prices reflect discount.


NS Electric Traditional Double Bass by D'Addario
NS Electric Traditional Double Bass strings are constructed and tensioned similarly to acoustic bass strings, for a warm tone, feel, and great bowed response. Multi-strand steel core wrapped in copper, tungsten, and aluminum with just the right damping bring out the acoustic quality sought after by many performers. Designed for ease of bowing, these polished flatwound strings respond quickly to input from the player.

All Strings Are Stranded Steel Core
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$19.35

D

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$25.65

A

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$29.25

E

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$34.20

SET

Includes 4 strings above

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$112.05

Low B (Orchestra Tuning)

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$34.20

High C (Orchestra Tuning)

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$18.00


Prices reflect discount.


Obligato by Pirastro
Synthetic core strings with windings listed below.

This item is not eligible for discounts.
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$45.05

D

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$47.09

A

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$52.80

E

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$61.05

SET

Includes 4 strings above

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$206.00

High C (Orchestra Tuning)

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$40.19


Prices reflect discount.


Obligato Solo by Pirastro
Synthetic core strings with windings listed below.

This item is not eligible for discounts.
String Winding Size Gauge End

A

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$45.05

E

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$47.09

B

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$52.80

F Sharp

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$61.05

SET

Includes 4 strings above

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$206.00


Prices reflect discount.


Original Flat by Pirastro
Steel core strings with windings listed below.

This item is not eligible for discounts.
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$62.46

D

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$68.31

A

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$80.23

E

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$99.33

SET

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$310.34


Prices reflect discount.


Oliv by Pirastro
Gut core strings with windings listed below.

This item is not eligible for discounts.
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$119.78

D

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$127.32

A

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$135.50

E

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$184.57

SET

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$567.17


Prices reflect discount.


Passione by Pirastro
Passione Bass Strings offer outstanding arco playability, an inspiring diversity of sounds and they allow the bassist to use all possible bow strokes to create the desired sound. The core sound is full, round and warm and has a complex overtone spectrum which results in a deep and noble sound with great projection and power. The sustain characteristics of the string allow a strong, big and warm pizzicato. Passione strings for bass are modern and very reliable steel core strings suitable for the demanding bassist.

All Passione Bass strings have a high-tensile and very flexible rope core with windings listed below.

This item is not eligible for discounts.
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Chromesteel

3/4

Ball End

$50.48

D

Chromesteel

3/4

Ball End

$52.10

A

Chromesteel

3/4

Ball End

$58.66

E

Chromesteel

3/4

Ball End

$70.57

Long E (C Extension)

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$83.82

SET

3/4

Ball End

$231.80


Prices reflect discount.


Passione Solo by Pirastro
Passione Bass Solo Strings offer the same outstanding arco playability, an inspiring diversity of sounds and they allow the bassist to use all possible bow strokes to create the desired sound as Passione regular(orchestra) strings. The core sound is full, round and warm and has a complex overtone spectrum which results in a deep and noble sound with great projection and power. The sustain characteristics of the string allow a strong, big and warm pizzicato. Passione solo strings for bass are modern and very reliable steel core strings suitable for the demanding solo bassist seeking a more powerful and soloistic sound, outstanding projection, and faster response than Passione regular(orchestra) strings.

All Passione Solo Bass strings have a high-tensile and very flexible rope core with windings listed below.

This item is not eligible for discounts.
String Winding Size Gauge End

A

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$50.48

E

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$52.10

B

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$58.66

F Sharp

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$70.57

SET

Includes 4 strings above

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$231.80


Prices reflect discount.


Prelude by D'Addario
Steel core strings with windings listed below
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Stainless Steel

Medium

Ball End

$15.75

D

Stainless Steel

Medium

Ball End

$17.21

A

Stainless Steel

Medium

Ball End

$20.93

E

Stainless Steel

Medium

Ball End

$23.96

SET

Includes 4 strings above

Medium

Ball End

$77.40


Prices reflect discount.


Spirocore by Thomastik-Infeld
Steel core strings with windings listed below
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Chromesteel

Medium

Ball End

$51.70

D

Chromesteel

Medium

Ball End

$55.15

A

Chromesteel

Medium

Ball End

$61.80

E

Chromesteel

Medium

Ball End

$70.20

B

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$92.15

SET

Includes 4 strings above

Medium

Ball End

$237.99


Prices reflect discount.


Spirocore Solo by Thomastik-Infeld
Steel core strings with windings listed below
String Winding Size Gauge End

A

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$51.70

E

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$55.15

B

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$61.80

F Sharp

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$70.20

SET

Includes 4 strings above

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$237.99


Prices reflect discount.


Superflexible by Thomastik-Infeld
Steel Rope Core strings with windings listed below
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$40.00

D

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$44.60

A

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$45.45

E

Chromesteel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$54.60

SET

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$183.99


Prices reflect discount.


Zyex by D'Addario
Zyex Bass Strings use a composite synthetic Zyex core that provides gut-like rich and complex tone combined with power and clarity for both pizzicato and bowing. Pitch stability is excellent after minimal break-in time. Zyex bass strings were developed primarily to offer outstanding pizzicato attacks and sustain as well as superb bowing response. Get the sound and feel of gut strings with more evenness, projection and stability than real gut. Zyex is a new generation of synthetic material creating strings that are extremely stable under drastic climatic conditions.

All strings are composite synthetic core with the windings listed below.
String Winding Size Gauge End

G

Titanium

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$28.41

On Sale

D

Stainless Steel

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$31.64

On Sale

A

Tungsten

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$36.20

On Sale

E

Tungsten

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$42.37

On Sale

SET

3/4

Medium

Ball End

$138.42

On Sale

SET

3/4

Thin

Ball End

$163.91


Prices reflect discount.