Gut core strings from Pirastro
are available in three formulations:
- Oliv - Bass gut core
string with chromesteel wrap on all strings. Oliv Bass has a dark, strong
sound with big tonal volume. Used extensively for pizzicato play, they take
high pressure on the bow. Medium tension. High C and Low B also available
- Eudoxa - Bass gut core
string with silver wrap on all strings. Euxoda Bass is the queen of jazz pizzicato
strings offering brilliant tone and long sustain. Medium tension only. High
C and Low B also available in Eudoxa.
- Chorda - Bass gut core
string with round wound silver wrap on the bottom two strings (A&E). the
top two strings (G&D) have no wrap - they are plain gut. These are recomended
for Baroque Play. Medium tension.