The Pirastro Oliv Violin string set is often referred to as The Soloist String. The G, D and A strings are finely wound and polished with a sheep gut core, producing a lovely full and warm, brilliant tone. The E string is gold plated on a chrome steel. There is a choice of either a Loop or ball end E. The G and D come standard with a knotted end and the A string with a ball end.
Pirastro Oliv Violin string set features:
- The sheep gut core of the Oliv strings is manufactured, wound and polished in the traditional way, by hand.
- Goldsteel E string
- Option of a Silver D string
- 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.
Pirastro Oliv Violin string set Identification:
Tailpiece end is Olive Green with a white spiral: