SOLO Tuning

  • LaBella

    7720S Solo/Extra Light Rope Core Upright Bass Strings

    The 7720 strings have been around for quite a while. Although LaBella markets them as orchestral strings, they're actually quite useful for modern jazz, where a deep fundamental, bright tone, and "growl" is something players often gravitate towards...

    Our Price $33.50 - $148.00
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  • Thomastik

    Belcanto SOLO Tuning Upright Bass Strings

    Thomastik has been making these "rope core" (a style of winding, not what they're made of!) strings for a couple of years, and I must say that we're pretty high on them right now - they’re on Bob's Kay, and he's really loving them for both pizz and...

    Our Price $56.50 - $292.99
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  • Savarez

    Corelli 360 SOLO Tuning Upright Bass Strings

    These strings are one of my personal favorites for my own particular double bass needs -- but that doesn't mean they are perfect for you. I like them for their versatility and articulate sound. These are not your Daddy's doghouse bass string... unlike...

    Our Price $19.00 - $112.00
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  • Thomastik

    Dominant SOLO Tuning Upright Bass Strings

    Dominants are a long-time favorite of a lot of players due to their gut string-like character with more stable intonation, and less susceptibility to changes due to temperature and humidity. They have a highly flexible, multi-strand Perlon (like nylon)...

    Our Price $66.50 - $289.99
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  • Pirastro

    Evah Pirazzi SOLO Gauge Upright Bass Strings

    The Evah Pirazzi BASS strings created quite a stir and a lot of demand when they were released in 2007. They have a core made from a new synthetic fiber that Pirastro recently developed, wound with a polished chrome steel. Their sound has some similarity...

    Our Price $52.14 - $237.88
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  • Pirastro

    Flat-Chromesteel Upright Bass Strings

    The core material is a high-tensile rope made from carbon steel, which is subsequently wound with chrome steel. The arco for these strings is very clear, with a brilliant sound and very quick response. Particularly good for solo playing, as they have...

    Our Price $256.00
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  • Pirastro

    Flexocor Deluxe SOLO Tuning Upright Bass Strings

    The FLEXOCOR DELUXE Bass string is Pirastro's newest version of their Flexocor "rope core" string set. No, it's not made of rope - the carbon steel strands that make up the core of the string are wound in a rope-like pattern. The original Flexocor (still...

    Our Price $59.55 - $258.51
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  • Pirastro

    Flexocor Upright Bass Strings

    The core material of this string is a high-tensile rope made from carbon steel which is wound with chrome steel. It is a very good all-around orchestral string, as it has a very familiar and typical warm bowed tone with a quick response and short sustain...

    Our Price $235.00
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  • D Addario

    Helicore SOLO GAUGE "Orchestral" Strings

    As 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...

    Our Price $30.25 - $133.00
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  • D Addario

    Kaplan Orchestral SOLO Gauge Upright Bass Strings

    The Kaplan strings are D'Addario's premium entry into the premium orchestral strings market. The Kaplan double bass strings are designed primarily for bowed string players. They were created to provide a rich tone, variable dynamics, and excellent bowing...

    Our Price $41.00 - $218.50
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  • Pirastro

    Obligato Solo Tuning Upright Bass Strings

    Pirastro's popular Obligato strings have a solid synthetic core with a very thin metal wrap. They were designed to emulate gut strings, and they did a darn good job of creating such a string. Their attack is "old school" with that more blunt and thicker,...

    Our Price $52.35 - $227.84
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  • Pirastro

    Passione SOLO Tuning Upright Bass Strings

    Pirastro released these steel rope-core strings, which are tailor-made for orchestral bow style (arco) players, in 2010. For a metal-based string, they are not "metallic" sounding at all, and have pretty "average" tension and feel. They're not really...

    Our Price $57.26 - $251.24
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