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2020

EVAH PIRAZZI - C-string for 5-string violins

Recently PIRASTRO has added a violin C-string to their intense and powerful sounding EVAH PIRAZZI string line. PIRASTRO celebrates 20 years of EVAH PIRAZZI string line in 2020. The EVAH PIRAZZI violin strings are very well known for their outstanding playability and exceptional dynamic response which also makes them exceptional for electric violins or violins equipped with piezo-pickups. The 5-string violin set contains: E-silvery steel, A-aluminum, D- and G-silver, C-tungsten-silver.

EVAH PIRAZZI string sets are available for violin, viola, cello and double bass.
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2020

Perpetual - A Soloist Strong and C Edition Strong

The PERPETUAL CELLO string family was recently expanded with the addition of the A SOLOIST STRONG and the C EDITION STRONG. With its innovative technology and design the A SOLOIST STRONG string is now the warmest and richest sounding A in the PIRASTRO program. The new C EDITION STRONG string offers a very powerful and strong core sound, making it the most sonorous C in the PIRASTRO program.
To help create your individual PERPETUAL CELLO set-up PIRASTRO has released a sound chart which also includes other brands such as the EVAH PIRAZZI GOLD as well as the PASSIONE steel A & D strings to the palette of PERPETUAL CELLO tones. Now truly making a virtual toolbox of tones for every cellist.
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2019

Perpetual - Double Bass Strings

For players looking for a string that has a strong fundamental or core tone with a wide variety of dynamics.

- extremely flexible rope core steel strings

- tremendous volume and clarity

- easy and comfortable left hand feel

- highly articulate and dynamic response

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2018

Perpetual - Edition Set and Soloist A & D

Like having a palette in their hands, the Perpetual Edition provides the musicians with every tonal color from a focused bright sound to a room filling warmth which is like a hug for the music enthusiast. With their sonority, volume, and flexibility the new Perpetual Edition fulfills the players’ desire for projection in an impressive way while maintaining an inspiring light playability.

For more brilliance and dynamics we also offer the Perpetual in a soloist version. The combination of its wonderfully round and full sounding A with a surprisingly small diameter soloistic D awards the player with a sound image that has incredible radiance and presence.
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2018

Perpetual for Violin

Thanks to innovative materials and adopting new, carefully matched production methods, the development of PIRASTRO Perpetual resulted in a string set with a character not yet found in our product family. Within our range of violin strings, PIRASTRO Perpetual provides the largest sound volume and carrying power combined with a precisely focused sound projection. The clarity of its sound, however, does not diminish the abundance of colours Perpetual offers. Its vibrant tone attack and optimal string response seamlessly complement Perpetuals sound qualities from extreme fortissimo to the most sensitive whisper.
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2017

PIRASTRO KorfkerRest Model 2 for Violine

The KorfkerRest® now comes with the ErgoPack. It allows even more adjustments to suit the individual player and instrument. Optimized rubber feet provide exceptional security with an unmatched adhesive grip on the instrument. Improved rubber pads increase comfort and durability. The number of replacement pads has been raised from 2 to 4 pieces.
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2017

PIRASTRO KorfkerRest for Viola

The KorfkerRest® for Viola is available from Dezember 2017. It provides all the features of the newly optimized Violin Model 2. It can be adjusted to any size of viola.
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2017

Evah Pirazzi Platinum E-String for Violin

Our new Platinum-E provides the violinist with an immense abundance of sound colors, an overtone-rich radiance to its large warm core tone, and a wide sound projection.
It exerts a "suggestive force" and "Just listen! This E is undoubtedly the new benchmark!"
The transitions from the A to the E are designed to be effortless without any breaks. This coupled with the perfect response of our Platinum-E helps create an experience of new freedom in the sound design.
The surface of the platinum coating provides the pleasant feeling of stability under the fingers of the left hand, which greatly benefits changes in position and vibrato.
It blends harmoniously with all PIRASTRO violin strings, from Obligato to Evah Pirazzi and Passione to Evah Pirazzi Gold.
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2017

Evah Pirazzi Gold - Viola C Rope Core/Tungsten

Additionally to our viola EVAH PIRAZZI GOLD set we developed a C string made of a high-precision steel rope cable which is wound with a fine tungsten wire. Very powerful and dark sound color with a lot of depth and brilliance. This new C string reacts to the smallest bow strokes and each bow stroke is instantly converted into a very harmonious sound image.
The new steel rope core C of course fits well with the existing EVAH PIRAZZI GOLD strings, but also beautifully harmonizes with other PIRASTRO viola strings.
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2017

Perpetual - Cadenza and Strong

We extended our violoncello PERPETUAL sets by two more versions of the G and C strings: CADENZA and STRONG.
The violoncello PERPETUAL CADENZA G and C strings, with their pleasant string tension, inspire the player with an even lighter response without a compromise in volume and projection. The tone is pure and clear with brilliance, depth, and power which opens up many possibilities to create new sound colors for the discerning cellist.
The violoncello PERPETUAL STRONG G and C, with an increased string tension, have a very powerful sound with great volume and clarity.
Both new variations offer a wider variety of possibilities to adjust every nuance of the instrument according to the individual requirements and taste.
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2016

Perpetual - The Cello String

This new idea laid the foundation for us to make changes to the materials and processing techniques so that the strings acquired a further tonal dimension. This new dimension opens up the instrument to its full tonal colours and grants the musician the technical freedom to fully focus on their play.
Perpetual strings are characterised by great flexibility and an extraordinary tonal spectrum – from a sweet warm tone to sheer endless power, everything is possible. At the same time the tone is focussed and clear, the most delicate touches are instantly audible and the base warmth always present.
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2015

Tonica New Formula - The Viola String

Over the years PIRASTRO has developed new concepts and ways of constructing strings. We have made important advances in string technology and gained new expertise. Using all of our new knowledge and advanced techniques we decided to redesign a nylon core string set. As a result we are proud to announce that we have improved the overall tone and playability of the Tonica® viola set.
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2015

Evah Pirazzi Slap Double Bass Strings

The new Evah Pirazzi Slap set is especially designed for the Rockabilly and Slap Bass players. This new set excels through its full-bodied, powerful, and strong sound from the very bottom to the top of the register.
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2014

PIRASTRO KorfkerCradle - The ultimate in sound and comfort

Together with violinist Berent Korfker, PIRASTRO has dedicated several years to the development and testing of the PIRASTRO KorfkerCradle®. During this once in a lifetime collaboration, no stone was left unturned in the quest for the ultimate shoulder rest system. Unlocking the violin’s maximum potential of articulation, timbre and projection while offering unparalleled comfort and stability, the PIRASTRO KorfkerCradle® sets a new standard in shoulder rest design.
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2014

PIRASTRO KorfkerRest - The ultimate in sound and comfort

Inspired by the exceptional qualities of the PIRASTRO KorfkerCradle®, PIRASTRO and violinist Berent Korfker have dedicated several years to the development and testing of the PIRASTRO KorfkerRest®. At 33 grams it is the lightest shoulder rest in the world. Allowing the violin superior articulation, timbre and projection while offering the player extraordinary comfort and stability, the PIRASTRO KorfkerRest® sets a new standard in the design of the shoulder rest.
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