Pirastro's Oliv Goldplated Steel E string complements the full Oliv gut string set or replaces any E string with brilliant sound providing a very bright and responsive high register treble. It is considered by many to be the best E string available. Oliv strings are used by some of the most renowned violinists in the world. The strings are produced with the highest quality with a tonal quality completely unsurpassed by any other string.
The Oliv E string is available in light (0.25mm), medium (0.26mm) and strong (0.27mm).
E String: Goldsteel (Ball or Loop end)
About Pirastro Oliv
Crafted from the finest materials, Pirastro Oliv strings feature a core made of gut, providing warmth, depth, and a rich tonal palette that resonates with authenticity. The gut core is paired with precision-wound silver and gold alloys, enhancing projection, response, and resonance.
The Pirastro Oliv strings are cherished by professional violinists worldwide for their exceptional playability, offering a perfect balance between power and subtlety. Whether you're performing classical masterpieces or exploring contemporary compositions, these strings respond with unparalleled sensitivity and expressiveness.
- The sheep gut core of the Oliv strings is manufactured, wound and polished in the traditional way, by hand.
- Musicians such as Ilya Gringolts use Oliv strings as they offer the possibility "to explore the remotest corners of sound".
- The sound is brilliant. Oliv strings offer the typical beautiful sound of gut strings.
- The tone is rich and complex.
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