1/2 and 1/4 Size

  • For-Tune

    Charm Orchestral Upright Strings

    These strings are hand-made in Beijing, China, and are surprisingly good for the money. Aimed primarily at Orchestral players, they are similar in feel and vibe to some of the higher-priced arco-specific strings we also carry -- but are priced for the...

    Our Price $26.00 - $125.00
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  • Savarez

    Corelli 350 1/2 and 1/4 Size Upright Bass Strings

    These strings (in their 3/4 size incarnation) are my personal favorite 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...

    Our Price $19.00 - $112.00
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  • D Addario

    Helicore "Hybrid" 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 Helicore Hybrid are a...

    Our Price $30.25 - $180.00
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  • D Addario

    Helicore "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 - $180.00
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  • Pirastro

    Obligato 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 $46.95 - $365.67
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  • D Addario

    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...

    Our Price $19.00 - $79.00
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  • Super-Sensitive

    Red Label Upright Bass Strings

    These are the classic student string; a solid core steel string with nickel winding. This is the string that is often recommended by Suzuki Method instructors and music teachers, as it is affordable, durable, and consistent. The tonal quality is...

    Our Price $85.00
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    Thomastik

    Spirocore Upright Bass Strings

    Spiros are an old favorite for jazz and other genres and has been a popular string for many years. They were one of the first decent metal strings to be adopted by strictly gut string players-- in fact, lots and lots of us played G & D guts and A...

    Our Price $54.25 - $336.49
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  • LaBella

    Supernil Upright Bass Strings

    Supernils are a bit of an oddity in the Upright Bass World... they do have a big and fat, boomy sound, which can be a bluegrasser's delight, but they have some unique characteristics - and as with anything unique, some people love them, some people don't...

    Our Price $24.00 - $89.00
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  • Eurosonic

    White Tapewound Upright Bass Strings

    These strings are a durable alternative to more costly and problematic gut strings, and they have developed a cult-like following with many jazz, rockabilly and bluegrass musicians over the last 2 decades that we've carried them. Their design is what...

    Our Price $33.00 - $148.50
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