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Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Double Bass Strings


  • To suit 3/4 and 4/4 Size Basses
  • Low and Medium tensions available
  • Standard Orchestra Tuning (G D A E)
  • Synthetic core
  • Excellent hybrid string for both Pizzicato and Arco playing

Pirastro Evah Pirazzi double bass strings are for 3/4 and 4/4 size instruments. Single strings and sets of Evah Pirazzi double bass strings by Pirastro. In standard orchestra (G, D, A, E) tuning and variations available for C extension E strings and a low B for a five-string double bass.

The most popular version of these strings is the orchestra tuning, medium tension, set of strings. Closely followed in popularity by the low tension or “weich” orchestra tuning set.

Evah Pirazzi double bass strings are a great hybrid string made in Germany by Pirastro. They command a huge following with double bassists around the world, this makes them one of the most popular bass strings that we have ever sold. The weich variant of the string, available to order below, is a low tension string which a lot of bassists find easier and more comfortable on the left hand to play.
Evah Pirazzi Double Bass Strings Features:

  • Evah Pirazzi double bass strings have a core made from a modern synthetic multifilament fibre.
  • The core then has chrome steel wound around it.
  • The all-round string set, they are equally suitable for both, Arco and Pizz.
  • Their sound is big, powerful, dark and well-rounded.
  • Emphasised lower frequencies with an outstanding resonant decay
  • Exceptional sound projection
  • High torsional stiffness
  • Very quick response and comfortable left-hand feeling
  • Completely impervious to climate changes in both temperature and humidity
  • Short playing-in-time

Pirastro recommends that you use their Bass Mittel Rosin with Evah Pirazzi Strings.

Mittel vs Weich

For most players, the medium (mittel) tension is considered to be normal. Compared to the “mittel” or medium tension set the sound of the “weich” or weak tension strings is brighter and has more growl with a little more sustain. The set has a pronounced core sound. Due to the reduced string tension, the playability is easier than with the standard set. If you are unsure which tension to choose please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Orchestra vs Solo Tuning

Evah Pirazzi bass strings are also available in solo tuning. Most bass players will use the normal orchestral tuning of G-D-A-E compared with the solo tuning strings which are designed to be tuned one whole note higher giving you A-E-B-F#.

Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Double Bass Specifications

GOrchestra Synthetic/Chrome Steel Mittel3/429.1449120
DOrchestra Synthetic/Chrome Steel Mittel3/429.1449220
AOrchestra Synthetic/Chrome Steel Mittel3/431.5449320
EOrchestra Synthetic/Chrome Steel Mittel3/430.6449420
SETOrchestra Mittel3/4449020
E2.10m Orchestra Synthetic/Chrome Steel Mittel3/431.8449620
B5Orchestra Synthetic/Chrome Steel Mittel3/432.1449520
GOrchestra Synthetic/Chrome Steel Weich3/426.4449110
DOrchestra Synthetic/Chrome Steel Weich3/427.3449210
AOrchestra Synthetic/Chrome Steel Weich3/429.1449310
EOrchestra Synthetic/Chrome Steel Weich3/428.5449410
SETOrchestra Weich3/4449010
E2.10m Orchestra Synthetic/Chrome Steel Weich3/429.4449610
B5Orchestra Synthetic/Chrome Steel Weich3/430.9449510
CHigh Solo Synthetic/Chrome Steel Mittel3/433.9449920
CIS5Solo Synthetic/Chrome Steel3/432.1449500

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