Chorda

Authentic strings for baroque instruments

  • plain gut strings
  • typical sound for baroque instruments
  • for an individual set-up: various G- and C-strings available

Chorda Viola Strings

Features

  • Chorda A- and D-strings are plain gut strings, G- and C-strings are wound. 
  • authentic strings for baroque instruments
  • typical sound for baroque instruments
  • very low string tension, comfortable left hand feeling
  • designed for 440 Hz tuning
  • For 415 Hz tuning, please use "strong" gauge.
  • Altering the gauge by 1/4 PM changes the tension by 3%.
  • Chorda G- and C-strings wound with copper are also available: darker sounding in comparison to the standard G- and C-strings.

Set

  • The medium set contains the following strings: 
    A plain 14 1/2,
    D plain 19 1/2,
    G silver-plated copper wire 16 1/2,
    C silver-plated copper wire 22 1/2

Variations

  • G copper 16 1/2
  • C copper 22 1/2

Gauges

  • Chorda strings are manufactured in three gauges in steps of 1/4 PM.

Tailpiece Options

  • Chorda A- and D-strings come without knot.
  • G- and C-strings come with knot.

Packaging

  • envelope

Sizes

  • All Chorda strings are available in 4/4.
TONE ITEM DESCRIPTION ART.NO.
A Gut 14 1/4 Envelope
4/4 5.9 kp
122131
A Gut 14 1/2 Envelope
4/4 6.0 kp
122141
A Gut 14 3/4 Envelope
4/4 6.2 kp
122151
D Gut 19 1/4 Envelope
4/4 4.8 kp
122231
D Gut 19 1/2 Envelope
4/4 4.9 kp
122241
D Gut 19 3/4 Envelope
4/4 5.1 kp
122251
G Gut/Silver Plated 16 Envelope
4/4 4.8 kp
222331
G Gut/Silver Plated 16 1/2 Envelope
4/4 5.0 kp
222341
G Gut/Silver Plated 17 Envelope
4/4 5.1 kp
222351
C Gut/Silver Plated 22 Envelope
4/4 4.3 kp
222431
C Gut/Silver Plated 22 1/2 Envelope
4/4 4.4 kp
222441
C Gut/Silver Plated 23 Envelope
4/4 4.6 kp
222451
SET Mittel Envelope
4/4
122021