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Prelude Medium Upright Bass Strings


We've had lots of requests for more affordable strings for developing players; the Preludes from D'Addario are just that.

Prelude bass strings are multi-stranded steel core strings that are affordable and flexible, making them ideal for students and young players. The strings are designed to produce a warm tone quality with good bow response.

The core design is more flexible than a solid core, and the reduced tension and better flexibility makes for strings that are very easy to pl

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