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Oliv Viola Strings

Features

 
  • The sheep gut core of the Oliv strings is manufactured, wound and polished in the traditional way, by hand.
  • The sound is brilliant. Oliv strings offer the typical beautiful sound of gut strings.
  • The tone is rich and complex.
  • Altering the gauge by 1/4 PM changes the tension by 3%.

Set

Variations

  • The medium set contains the following strings:
    A-aluminum 13 3/4
    D-gold-aluminum 16 1/4
    G-gold-silver 17
    C-tungsten-silver 19 3/4
  • D-silver: brilliant sound rich with overtones with an easy response;
  • Version „Stiff“: D-gold-aluminum;
    G-gold-silver; C-wolfram-silver.
    For further information see: Oliv-Steif
  • C-string Eudoxa-Oliv: powerful, warm sound with an easy response.

Gauges

Tailpiece Options

  • Oliv strings are manufactured in up to three gauges in steps of 1/4 PM.
  • A- and D-strings have a ball-end.
  • G- and C-strings have a knot.

Packaging

Sizes

  • envelope
  • straight
  • All Oliv strings are available in 4/4.

Discover why following musicians favor Oliv:

Lawrence Power

TONE ITEM DESCRIPTION SIZE kp PEG END TAILPIECE END ART.NO.
A Gut/Aluminum 13 1/2 Envelope 4/4 6.7 221131
A Gut/Aluminum 13 1/2 Straight 4/4 6.7 221132
A Gut/Aluminum 13 3/4 Envelope 4/4 6.9 221141
A Gut/Aluminum 13 3/4 Straight 4/4 6.9 221142
A Gut/Aluminum 14 Envelope 4/4 7.1 221151
A Gut/Aluminum 14 Straight 4/4 7.1 221152
D Gut/Gold-Aluminum 16 Envelope 4/4 6.4 221231
D Gut/Gold-Aluminum 16 Straight 4/4 6.4 221232
D Gut/Gold-Aluminum 16 1/4 Envelope 4/4 6.7 221241
D Gut/Gold-Aluminum 16 1/4 Straight 4/4 6.7 221242
D Gut/Gold-Aluminum 16 1/2 Envelope 4/4 6.9 221251
D Gut/Gold-Aluminum 16 1/2 Straight 4/4 6.9 221252
G Gut/Gold-Silver 16 3/4 Envelope 4/4 5.4 221331
G Gut/Gold-Silver 16 3/4 Straight 4/4 5.4 221332
G Gut/Gold-Silver 17 Envelope 4/4 5.6 221341
G Gut/Gold-Silver 17 Straight 4/4 5.6 221342
G Gut/Gold-Silver 17 1/4 Envelope 4/4 5.8 221351
G Gut/Gold-Silver 17 1/4 Straight 4/4 5.8 221352
C Gut/Tungsten-Silver 19 1/2 Envelope 4/4 5.3 221431
C Gut/Tungsten-Silver 19 1/2 Straight 4/4 5.3 221432
C Gut/Tungsten-Silver 19 3/4 Envelope 4/4 5.5 221441
C Gut/Tungsten-Silver 19 3/4 Straight 4/4 5.5 221442
C Gut/Tungsten-Silver 20 Envelope 4/4 5.7 221451
C Gut/Tungsten-Silver 20 Straight 4/4 5.7 221452
SET Mittel Envelope 4/4 221021
SET Mittel Straight 4/4 221022
D Gut/Silver 14 Envelope 4/4 6.4 221731
D Gut/Silver 14 Straight 4/4 6.4 221732
D Gut/Silver 14 1/4 Envelope 4/4 6.6 221741
D Gut/Silver 14 1/4 Straight 4/4 6.6 221742
D Gut/Silver 14 1/2 Envelope 4/4 6.8 221751
D Gut/Silver 14 1/2 Straight 4/4 6.8 221752
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