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Chorda Double Bass Strings

Features

 
  • The sheep gut core of the Chorda strings is manufactured, wound and polished in the traditional way, by hand.
  • The Chorda G- and D-strings are plain sheep gut strings. The A- and E-strings are wound with silver-plated copper wire.
  • inspirational warm sound with an enormous dynamic range
  • especially suited for pizzicato
  • an authentic string for Early Music
  • very low tension, comfortable left hand feeling

Set

Variations

  • available in orchestra tuning
  • Carlos Henriquez Set:
    These are lower tension strings as special gauges have been selected which were also used during the 50s and 60s. If you are interested in these strings please use our contact form.

Gauges

Sizes

  • medium
  • 3/4

Discover why following musicians favor Chorda:

Neal Caine, Dennis Crouch, Geoff Gascoyne, Carlos Henriquez, Don Messina, Matthew Rybicki, Dave Swift, Ben Wolfe

TONE ITEM DESCRIPTION SIZE kp PEG END TAILPIECE END ART.NO.
G Orchestra Gut Mittel 3/4 22.8 142100
D Orchestra Gut Mittel 3/4 19.2 142200
A Orchestra Gut/Silver Plated Mittel 3/4 27.3 242300
E Orchestra Gut/Silver Plated Mittel 3/4 33.3 242400
SET Orchestra Mittel 3/4 242000
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