Passione: The powerful gut string * Finely wound and polished, handmade gut strings * Warm core sound combined with a complex overtone spectrum * Great projection * Significantly increased tuning stability vs. traditional gut core strings * Easy response * Alternative A-steel string: full and round sound Features: * The sheep gut core of the Passione strings is manufactured, wound and polished in the traditional way, by hand. * Passione strings possess a fascinating diversity of sounds, which allows musicians to alter their tone as desired. * The core sound is full, round and warm and has a complex overtone spectrum causing brilliance and clarity and a great power of projection. * Big and powerful tone * Easy response * Significantly reduced playing-in time: Passione strings are immediately playable other than traditional gut strings. * Significantly increased tuning stability vs. traditional gut core strings * Well-balanced set harmony * Altering the gauge by 1/4 PM changes the tension by 3%. * Alternative A-string: The A-steel string wound with chrome steel offers a full and round sound. Set: * The medium set contains the following strings: * A-aluminum 14 1/4, D-silver 14, G-silver 17, * C-tungsten-silver 20 Variations: * A-steel/chrome steel: exceptional full and round sound Gauges: * Passione gut strings are manufactured in up to three gauges in steps of 1/4 PM. * Passione A-steel string is available in soft, medium and strong. Tailpiece Options: * All Passione strings come with a ball-end in order to facilitate the installation. * A-steel string has a removable ball. Packaging: * envelope * straight Sizes: * Passione strings are available in 4/4. Special Features: GAUGES - As a rule of thumb for these strings: * The thicker the string is, the more powerful is the sound and the higher is the tension. Strings in strong gauge can be used with a heavier bow and are therefore especially suitable for soloists. * A thinner string will produce a brighter sound, however this does not mean that the sound is weaker or loses power. Strings in soft gauge are especially suitable to chamber music due to their easier response and even intonation. STEEL A-STRING - further information: * This string offers a remarkably full and round sound, with an inspiring warmth. In combination with the complex overtone spectrum the musician has the possibility to produce a colorful sound. * The tone is precise and focused up to the highest register. * Great power and projection * Very easy response * The Passione steel core A-string can be combined with any other D-, G- and C-strings.