The top choice of violinists for more than 40 years!
Comparable in sound to gut, without gut's disadvantage. Thomastik Dominant Violin Strings have a highly flexible, multi-strand nylon core and cater to violinists who feel uncomfortable with steel strings. The resounding success of the Dominant string owes a lot to its similarity in tone and response to gut strings, without the inherent drawbacks.
Thomastik Dominant's radiance, its ability to project sound without being metallic, comes to the fore both in arco and pizzicato. Other advantages are Dominant's effortless response to intricate fingering, and its tuning stability even under extreme atmospheric conditions. But Dominant's beauty of tone is not as long-lasting as that of a steel string, a price the discerning musician will be prepared to pay for this quality of sound. Dominant strings should be changed at appropriate intervals to ensure continuity of tone color.
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Comments about Thomastik Dominant 4/4 Size Violin Strings:
I have been using and recommended this brand for quite some times, about 10 years, but recent years the wrapping appears to break easily. I used to replace the string about every 6 months, now I have to replace them every 3 months at most.
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