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Helicore "Orchestral" Strings
DescriptionAs you've probably gathered from reading our string descriptions, the selection of string can make a profound difference in response, so D'Addario offers strings in three flavors: Orchestra, Hybrid, and Pizzicato.
The Orchestra strings are specifically designed for - you guessed it - orchestra players. They are, of course, very bowable, and use a winding and material that creates less sustain. This is done on purpose, of course - orchestral players are not looking for the same level of su
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Discussed in Suggestions for Cello Low F String in the TalkBass community
He plays a cello, Sam. Scale is around 27,4 inches (70cm). You'd need to cut a regular bass string quite short, and to find which one to use to get proper pitch with appropriate ... ... more
s van order
Thanks. I will explore these suggestions. It looks like the matching scale of a cello at about 27" is a 1/10 size bass. So I will explore that option in an E string. update: I ... ... more