Oliv

The noble sound

  • finely wound and polished, handmade gut strings
  • brilliant sound
  • a wide range of sound colors

Oliv Viola Strings

Features

  • The sheep gut core of the Oliv strings is manufactured, wound and polished in the traditional way, by hand.
  • The sound is brilliant. Oliv strings offer the typical beautiful sound of gut strings.
  • The tone is rich and complex.
  • Altering the gauge by 1/4 PM changes the tension by 3%.

Set

  • The medium set contains the following strings:
    A-aluminum 13 3/4
    D-gold-aluminum 16 1/4
    G-gold-silver 17
    C-tungsten-silver 19 3/4

Variations

  • D-silver: brilliant sound rich with overtones with an easy response;
  • Version „Stiff“: D-gold-aluminum;
    G-gold-silver; C-wolfram-silver.
    For further information see: Oliv-Steif
  • C-string Eudoxa-Oliv: powerful, warm sound with an easy response.

Gauges

  • Oliv strings are manufactured in up to three gauges in steps of 1/4 PM.

Tailpiece Options

  • A- and D-strings have a ball-end.
  • G- and C-strings have a knot.

Packaging

  • envelope
  • straight

Sizes

  • All Oliv strings are available in 4/4.
TONE ITEM DESCRIPTION ART.NO.
A Gut/Aluminum 13 1/2 Envelope
4/4 6.7 kp
221131
A Gut/Aluminum 13 1/2 Straight
4/4 6.7 kp
221132
A Gut/Aluminum 13 3/4 Envelope
4/4 6.9 kp
221141
A Gut/Aluminum 13 3/4 Straight
4/4 6.9 kp
221142
A Gut/Aluminum 14 Envelope
4/4 7.1 kp
221151
A Gut/Aluminum 14 Straight
4/4 7.1 kp
221152
D Gut/Gold-Aluminum 16 Envelope
4/4 6.4 kp
221231
D Gut/Gold-Aluminum 16 Straight
4/4 6.4 kp
221232
D Gut/Gold-Aluminum 16 1/4 Envelope
4/4 6.7 kp
221241
D Gut/Gold-Aluminum 16 1/4 Straight
4/4 6.7 kp
221242
D Gut/Gold-Aluminum 16 1/2 Envelope
4/4 6.9 kp
221251
D Gut/Gold-Aluminum 16 1/2 Straight
4/4 6.9 kp
221252
G Gut/Gold-Silver 16 3/4 Envelope
4/4 5.4 kp
221331
G Gut/Gold-Silver 16 3/4 Straight
4/4 5.4 kp
221332
G Gut/Gold-Silver 17 Envelope
4/4 5.6 kp
221341
G Gut/Gold-Silver 17 Straight
4/4 5.6 kp
221342
G Gut/Gold-Silver 17 1/4 Envelope
4/4 5.8 kp
221351
G Gut/Gold-Silver 17 1/4 Straight
4/4 5.8 kp
221352
C Gut/Tungsten-Silver 19 1/2 Envelope
4/4 5.3 kp
221431
C Gut/Tungsten-Silver 19 1/2 Straight
4/4 5.3 kp
221432
C Gut/Tungsten-Silver 19 3/4 Envelope
4/4 5.5 kp
221441
C Gut/Tungsten-Silver 19 3/4 Straight
4/4 5.5 kp
221442
C Gut/Tungsten-Silver 20 Envelope
4/4 5.7 kp
221451
C Gut/Tungsten-Silver 20 Straight
4/4 5.7 kp
221452
SET Mittel Envelope
4/4
221021
SET Mittel Straight
4/4
221022
D Gut/Silver 14 Envelope
4/4 6.4 kp
221731
D Gut/Silver 14 Straight
4/4 6.4 kp
221732
D Gut/Silver 14 1/4 Envelope
4/4 6.6 kp
221741
D Gut/Silver 14 1/4 Straight
4/4 6.6 kp
221742
D Gut/Silver 14 1/2 Envelope
4/4 6.8 kp
221751
D Gut/Silver 14 1/2 Straight
4/4 6.8 kp
221752

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