Double Bass Strings
Corelli Double Bass Orchestra Nickel
Corelli Double Bass Orchestra Tungsten
Corelli 370 Series bass strings are made of tungsten steel, a very strong, supple, lightweight material. It is an excellent choice for bass players wanting a hybrid use string. These strings are slightly thinner in gauge than most other medium tension strings. They are very flexible and easy on the hands.
Corelli Double Bass Solo Nickel
Corelli Double Bass Solo Tungsten
D'Addario Helicore Hybrid Double Bass 3/4 (Med) Set
Helicore’s premium quality materials combined with skilled workmanship produces strings known for excellent pitch stability and longevity. Packaged in uniquely-designed sealed pouches providing unparalleled protection from the elements that cause corrosion. The Helicore Hybrid are a purposeful compromise between the extremes of their Orchestra...
D'Addario Helicore Orchestral Bass
Helicore Orchestral bass strings are multi-stranded steel core strings that produce a warm tone quality with excellent bow response. The core design makes for strings that are very easy to play under the left hand. Damping is optimized for arco use, but they also work well for pizzicato applications where a very warm, less-sustaining sound is de...
D'Addario Kaplan Double Bass
Kaplan double bass strings are aimed at the most discerning orchestral musicians. Kaplan strings offer a rich tonal colour palette and superb bowing response in a beautifully balanced set. The set provides clarity and warmth from low to high registers and allows versatility and control throughout the dynamic spectrum. Scaled to fit 3/4 size bas...
D'Addario Prelude Double Bass
Prelude bass strings are multi-stranded steel core strings that produce a warm tone quality with good bow response. The special core design and reduced tension creates strings that are very easy to play, especially for younger, developing players. Ideal for use in educational environments, Prelude bass strings maintain a clear, warm sound that b...
D'Addario Zyex Double Bass
Zyex synthetic core strings produce an extremely warm, rich sound. Zyex strings are made from a new generation of synthetic material, creating strings that are incredibly stable under drastic climatic conditions. Settling in on the instrument within a matter of hours, Zyex bass strings provide rich, gut-like, complex tone, combined with power an...
Double Bass Helicore Pizzicato - Set 3/4
Helicore’s premium quality materials combined with skilled workmanship produces strings known for excellent pitch stability and longevity. Packaged in uniquely-designed sealed pouches providing unparalleled protection from the elements that cause corrosion. D'Addario makes Helicore Pizzicato strings for players who play mostly pizzicato (pluck...
Innovation Double Bass
Innovation focuses on making strings for acoustic Rock-a-billy, Bluegrass, and Jazz, but have also released an orchestral string suited for both arco and pizzicato. The honey set has a solid core wound in chrome tape and is best for jazz playing. The braided set has a braided core wound in chrome tape and is best for orchestral playing. However,...
Pirastro Chromcor Double Bass, Set Orchestra
Chromcor strings are a steel string with a core made from a single filament of high tensile steel which is then wound in chrome steel. Suited for arco playing, they have a bright sound without any metallic harshness.
Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Double Bass
Evah Pirazzi Strings have a synthetic core made from a multifilament fibre, and are wound in chrome steel. This string is an all-rounder for both arco and pizzicato. Lower frequencies are emphasized and it has a strong projection thanks to its high torsional stiffness. Handmade in Germany.
Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Slap Double Bass
Evah Pirazzi Slap - Designed for the Rockabily and Slap Bass player - Developed together with the famous slap bassist Nicolas Dubouchet - G and D plain gut or G synthetic core aluminium wound and D synthetic core chrome steel wound. - A and E synthetic core chrome steel wound Features: - The Evah Pirazzi Slap set is a unique blend of modern and ...
Pirastro Flexocor Double Bass
Pirastro’s Flexocor strings are a popular string for orchestral players, being especially suited for arco. The core rope is made from carbon steel, which is then wound in chrome steel. These strings can be enjoyed by players of any age, with sizes ranging from 1/16 – 3/4. Handmade in Germany.
Pirastro Flexocor Original Double Bass
Pirastro’s “Original Flexocor” strings are a popular string for orchestral players, being especially suited for arco. The core rope is made from carbon steel, which is then wound in chrome steel. Only available in 3/4 size, for smaller instruments try Pirastro’s “Flexocor” strings. Handmade in Germany.
Pirastro Obligato Double Bass
Pirastro Obligato strings are made of a synthetic fibre and resistant in high temperatures and humidity. Ideal for both arco and pizzicato, they are a soft string with a warm sound, but with a powerful soloistic tonal volume. Easy to create a wide range of dynamics, but not as long lasting as a steel-wound string. Handmade in Germany.
Pirastro Passione Double Bass
Pirastro’s Passione strings for Double Bass are a high-tensile string. Ideal for arco playing, these strings are best suited to orchestral bass players. The core sound is full and round with warm overtones. Focussing on the arco playability of the string, Pirastro has worked to create strings with a diversity of sounds for the arco player, which...
Pirastro Permanent Double Bass
Pirastro’s “Permanent” strings for double bass are lively strings with a powerful volume and a clear and focused sound. They are chromesteel wound and work equally well for arco and pizzicato. Durable and reliable, they have a high elasticity and a great projection. Handmade in Germany.
Thomastik Belcanto Double Bass
Belcanto bass strings, with their unique steel rope core design, are best suited for arco playing. They have a quick bow response for classical music, and a natural pizzicato sound. They have a dark and warm tone, and are capable of a wide range of tone colours.
Thomastik Spirocore Double Bass
Spirocore strings have a flexible multiwire spiral rope core, which gives these strings a greater elasticity making them equally effective for arco and pizzicato. A popular choice amongst bass players, those with a low C extension often choose these strings for their reliability. Spirocore is also a preferred by jazz bassists because of its su...