Obligato Bass Strings - Orch, Solo, & 5ths Tuning

Obligato Bass Strings Medium, Weich, and 5ths Tuning

Obligato bass strings offer outstanding tuning stability with a very short playing-in-time. With a nylon core, Obligato bass is similar to the Evah Pirazzi bass strings in one very important way: both Evah Pirazzi and Obligato Bass are resistant to changes in humidity and temperature. All strings are wound with chrome steel and smoothly polished for a very nice feel in the hand.

Obligato Bass is a hybrid set, suitable for both Arco and Pizzicato playing. First and foremost the pizzicato response is excellent. When playing pizzicato the long sustain is most noticeable and appreciated in a jazz application. Under the bow, Obligato is smooth and even across all four strings.

The growly pizzicato sound of Obigato has an accentuated low-frequency range with a noticeably better sustain than the older Jazzer (Wondertone) strings. The response time is quick – allowing for easy left and right hand articulation. The development of these bass strings was aimed at producing a sound that is as close to gut strings as possible.

The following choices are available in Obligato Bass:

Obligato Orchestra (tunes to G,D,A,E) Medium Gauge, with High C, Extension 4th, 5th string low B

Obligato Solo (tunes to A,E,B,F#) Extra-Thin Gauge.

Obligato Fifths Tuning Set (tunes to A,D,G,C).

Pirastro’s color code at the tailpiece end is a black spiral on bright red silk. See our individual strings for more complete color coding.

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Pirastro Obligato – High C

$50.40
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Pirastro Obligato (1st string) G

$56.21
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Pirastro Obligato (2nd string) D

$59.13
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Pirastro Obligato (3rd string) A

$66.74
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Pirastro Obligato (4th string) Extension E

$86.54
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Pirastro Obligato (4th string) E

$77.54
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Pirastro Obligato (5th string) Low B

$155.34
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Pirastro Obligato (5th string) Low C#

$155.35
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Pirastro Obligato Bass String Set Fifths Tuning – A,D,G,C

$332.72
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Pirastro Obligato Bass String Set Medium Gauge – G,D,A,E

$259.62
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Pirastro Obligato Bass String Set Medium Gauge – G,D,A,E Extension

$268.62
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Pirastro Obligato Bass String Set Solo Tuning – A,E,B,F#

$259.62
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Pirastro Obligato solo (1st string) A

$56.21
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Pirastro Obligato solo (2nd string) E

$59.13
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Pirastro Obligato solo (3rd string) B

$66.74
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Pirastro Obligato solo (4th string) F#

$77.54
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