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Tonica Violin Strings

Features

 
  • Tonica strings have a core made from nylon.
  • They produce a lively well-rounded sound, perfectly balanced across all four strings.
  • Responding instantly to any bowing style, they reward both player and listener with an open and direct sound.
  • With substantially reduced background 'hiss', players can sustain a more even tone helping to achieve smoother string crossings.
  • With a highly responsive left hand feel, Tonica strings remain very easy to play all the way up to the highest positions.
  • Projection and brilliance have been upgraded.
  • However, this excess does not mean that the Tonica has lost its warmth.
  • Playing pianissimo has considerably improved.
  • All bow strokes are possible resulting in smooth crossings from one note to another.
  • Easy right hand articulation and tone attack.
  • Due to their medium string tension Tonica strings are suitable for all instruments.
  • Insensitive to variations in temperature and humidity

Set

Variations

  • The standard set contains:
    E-Silvery Steel, A-aluminum, D- and G-silver.
  • The set E-Gold Label contains:
    E-Gold Label medium, A-, D- & G-Tonica medium.
    Only available with ball-end.
    Rich overtones and strong round sound.
  • The set E-Aluminum contains:
    E-steel wound with aluminum, A-aluminum, D- and G-silver.
    Only available in medium gauge.
  • E-steel wound with aluminum – warmer sound
  • D-aluminum – warmer sound

Gauges

Sizes

  • 4/4 in soft, medium and strong
  • straight strings only in medium
  • 4/4
  • 3/4 – 1/2
  • 1/4 – 1/8
  • 1/16 – 1/32

Packaging

 
  • envelope
  • straight
 

Discover why following musicians favor Tonica:

Aaron Rosand

TONE ITEM DESCRIPTION SIZE kp PEG END TAILPIECE END ART.NO.
E Ball Silvery Steel Mittel Envelope 4/4 7.5 312721
E Loop Silvery Steel Mittel Envelope 4/4 7.5 312821
A Synthetic/Aluminum Mittel Envelope 4/4 5.5 412221
A Synthetic/Aluminum Mittel Straight 4/4 5.5 412222
D Synthetic/Silver Mittel Envelope 4/4 4.5 412821
D Synthetic/Silver Mittel Straight 4/4 4.5 412822
G Synthetic/Silver Mittel Envelope 4/4 4.9 412421
G Synthetic/Silver Mittel Straight 4/4 4.9 412422
SET E-Ball Mittel Envelope 4/4 412021
SET E-Ball Mittel Straight 4/4 412022
SET E-Loop Mittel Envelope 4/4 412025
SET E-Loop Mittel Straight 4/4 412026
SET E-Gold Label Ball Mittel Envelope 4/4 412027
E Ball Steel/Aluminum Mittel Envelope 4/4 7.8 312421
E Loop Steel/Aluminum Mittel Envelope 4/4 7.8 312521
SET E-Aluminum Ball Mittel Envelope 4/4 412020
SET E-Aluminum Loop Mittel Envelope 4/4 412023
D Synthetic/Aluminum Mittel Envelope 4/4 4.3 412321
D Synthetic/Aluminum Mittel Straight 4/4 4.3 412322
E Ball Silvery Steel Mittel Envelope 3/4-1/2 7.1 312741
A Synthetic/Aluminum Mittel Envelope 3/4-1/2 4.8 412241
D Synthetic/Silver Mittel Envelope 3/4-1/2 4.5 412341
G Synthetic/Silver Mittel Envelope 3/4-1/2 4.4 412441
SET E-Ball Mittel Envelope 3/4-1/2 412041
E Ball Steel/Aluminum Mittel Envelope 3/4-1/2 6.2 312441
E Ball Silvery Steel Mittel Envelope 1/4-1/8 5.8 312761
A Synthetic/Aluminum Mittel Envelope 1/4-1/8 4.0 412261
D Synthetic/Silver Mittel Envelope 1/4-1/8 3.6 412361
G Synthetic/Silver Mittel Envelope 1/4-1/8 3.7 412461
SET E-Ball Mittel Envelope 1/4-1/8 412061
E Ball Silvery Steel Mittel Envelope 1/16-1/32 3.4 312781
A Synthetic/Aluminum Mittel Envelope 1/16-1/32 3.1 412281
D Synthetic/Silver Mittel Envelope 1/16-1/32 2.8 412381
G Synthetic/Silver Mittel Envelope 1/16-1/32 3.3 412481
SET E-Ball Mittel Envelope 1/16-1/32 412081
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