What strings does Bruce molsky use?

“I use D’Addario’s guitar and banjo strings. I’ve use the phosphor bronze on my acoustic guitars, and the nickel plated on my banjos. They’re always consistent from one package to the next, and stand up to the multiple tunings I use on these instruments as well.

What strings do fiddle players use?

What kind of fiddle strings should I use?

  • Prim: a good, light and bright steel string…on a budget.
  • A warmer-sounding and higher-tension string.
  • Superflexible: If you like the softer feel of a synthetic string in steel, try these.
  • The standard steel string for most fiddlers.

What strings does Hilary Hahn use?

Hilary Hahn: Dominants with a Gold Label E. Maxim Vengerov: Used to use Dominants but recently switched to a full set of Pirazzi.

What is the lowest string instrument *?

double bass
The double bass is the biggest and lowest pitched instrument in the string family. The deep, very low sounds of the double bass are often used to help hold together the harmonies and to help carry the rhythm. There are 6-8 double basses in an orchestra.

Is a fiddle tuned differently than a violin?

Strings and Tuning The violin is tuned to perfect fifths (GDAE). Fiddle players typically use all steel strings and rely on peg tuning as well as a fine tuner. Their tuning depends on the music they are playing.

What notes are the strings on a fiddle?

The strings are tuned to the notes G,D, A and E. If you’re holding your fiddle ready to play, this is the view of the strings as they go over the fiddle’s bridge. The thickest string (the G) is on the left.

What strings does Ray Chen use?

Which strings do you prefer for your violin and why? I use strings by Thomastik which I think have a fantastic selection to choose from. Over the years I’ve come to create a custom set that I think sounds best on any violin.

What strings do violin soloists use?


  • Set violin string Evah Pirazzi & Thomastik Peter Infeld.
  • Violin String sets Kaplan.
  • Set Violin String Pirastro Gold & Thomastik Dominant.
  • Set Vioin String Evah Pirazzi Gold.
  • Set Strings Violin Hill & Evah Pirazzi Gold.

What is the highest sounding instrument in the string family?

The violin
The violin is the smallest and highest pitched member of the string family. The sound of the violin is high, bright, and sweet.