DOUBLE BASS NATURAL GUT STRINGS SET MEDIUM

DOUBLE BASS NATURAL GUT STRINGS SET MEDIUM

[BSTRINGSGUTL] £125.45
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This is an excellent quality full set of 4 natural gut Upright Double Bass / Contrabass strings.

The length of the strings is at least 1750mm - which will fit all sizes of double bass with sufficient length the tie.

This sale is for all 4 strings. The string diameters are (give or take 0.1mm):


Gut is the traditional material for musical instrument strings, and was always used on double bass until steel became available.
The strings are brown, semi-translucent and made from natural material.

Gut is a much lighter material than the steel that are often used today.
The sound of gut is clear and full bodied, and has excellent sustain and a warm response.
Our gut strings will provide a different tone for both solo and orchestra players.

Gut strings are equally good when playing authentic chamber music and will allow a degree of
retuning to traditional tunings if required.

Folk, country and jazz bass players often use gut bass strings to provide that vintage sound.

Compared to steel, gut strings will go out of tune more often,
they feel much nicer on your fingers and have a more mellow sound.

Since our gut contrabass strings are handmade from the best material, the tend to be more expensive
than modern steel or synthetic(nylon) strings.

If you want the mellow tone and the feel of traditional gut then these are
far better than the synthetic alternatives.

Our gut strings are made by hand out of sheep gut which is processed to make it the correct diameter.
Since the strings are made from a natural material, thay are more sensitive to changes in humidity and
temperature than steel or synthetic strings.

The raw material used is the lining of the sheep`s intestine (Mutton serosa).
This material is very delicate and cannot