Pirastro Passione viola strings have a sheep gut core, which is hand wound. The strings have a fascinating variety of timbres, which gives the viola player many possibilities. In addition, the strings give a full, warm, brilliant, powerful and clear sound. The strings are stable very quickly and easy to tune. The following versions are available in medium, strong and soft diameter/string tension, indicated in PM (Pirazzi meter = 0.05 mm):
- A string : sheep gut core with aluminum winding, ball-end (14, 14 1/4 or 14 1/2);
- A string : steel core with chrome winding, ball/loop end (soft/medium/strong);
- D string : sheep gut core with silver winding, ball-end (13 3/4, 14 or 14 1/4 PM);
- G string : sheep gut core with silver winding (16 3/4, 17 or 17 1/4 PM);
- C string : core of sheep gut with tungsten/silver winding (19 3/4, 20 or 20 1/4 PM);
- SET with D-string alu winding.
Click here for the datasheet of Pirastro Passione viola strings.