Passione

  • rope core steel strings
  • especially suited for arco
  • round, noble and very warm sound
  • big tone, powerful volume
  • instantaneous response
  • short sustain

Passione Double Bass Strings

Features

  • The core material is a high-tensile rope made from carbon steel which is wound with chrome steel.
  • round, noble and very warm sound fundament combined with a complex overtone spectrum which results in a deep sound
  • great projection
  • big tone, powerful volume
  • especially suited for arco
  • response: instantaneous and very flexible, clear distinction between the notes in fast passages
  • only little bow pressure needed for the sound production as the string vibrates very easily
  • immediate playability and absolute tuning stability
  • 5-string set: Due to the reduced tension of the B5-string the set vibrates freely.
  • Gauge "strong": Compared to the medium orchestra set the sound is more brilliant and the string tension is higher.

Set

  • Orchestra tuning
  • Solo tuning

Variations

  • E2.10m
  • B5
  • C High Solo
  • CIS5 Solo

Gauges

  • medium
  • strong

Sizes

  • 3/4

PASSIONE – BREAK NEW GROUNDS:
Free your arco playing.
Impress your audience with your sound!

While developing the Passione for the orchestra bassist we have not made any compromises in the construction of the string in order to offer optimal sound and playability characteristics. The result is a set of double bass strings which offers outstanding arco playability and an inspiring diversity of sounds. It allows the bassist to use all possible bow strokes to create the desired sound.

The core sound is full, round and warm and has a complex overtone spectrum which results in a deep and noble sound with great projection and power.

The sustain characteristics of the string allow a strong, big and warm pizzicato – Bass PASSIONE is a modern and very reliable steel core string suitable for the ambitious bassist.

The response is incredibly easy and flexible. The notes are separate and distinctively clean when played in fast passages. No matter whether playing Spiccato or Legato, the sound can be altered as desired not depending on the bowing speed.

The big advantage of the Passione strings is that the sound does not need to be developed by using excess bow pressure as the strings vibrate freely and easily. The set is extremely well-balanced concerning tension and sound. Immediate playability and exceptional tuning stability are important additional advantages which offer great comfort to the bassist.

TONE ITEM DESCRIPTION ART.NO.
G Orchestra Rope Core/Chrome Steel Mittel
3/4 27.9 kp
349120
D Orchestra Rope Core/Chrome Steel Mittel
3/4 28.8 kp
349220
A Orchestra Rope Core/Chrome Steel Mittel
3/4 30.3 kp
349320
E Orchestra Rope Core/Chrome Steel Mittel
3/4 28.5 kp
349420
SET Orchestra Mittel
3/4
349020
E 2.10m Orchestra Rope Core/Chrome Steel Mittel
3/4 28.5 kp
349620
B5 Orchestra Rope Core/Chrome Steel Mittel
3/4 30.9 kp
349520
G Orchestra Rope Core/Chrome Steel Stark
3/4 28.2 kp
349130
D Orchestra Rope Core/Chrome Steel Stark
3/4 28.8 kp
349230
A Orchestra Rope Core/Chrome Steel Stark
3/4 32.1 kp
349330
E Orchestra Rope Core/Chrome Steel Stark
3/4 31.8 kp
349430
SET Orchestra Stark
3/4
349030
E 2.10m Orchestra Rope Core/Chrome Steel Stark
3/4 31.8 kp
349630
B5 Orchestra Rope Core/Chrome Steel Stark
3/4 32.1 kp
349530
A1 Solo Rope Core/Chrome Steel
3/4 30.9 kp
349100
E2 Solo Rope Core/Chrome Steel
3/4 30.0 kp
349200
B3 Solo Rope Core/Chrome Steel
3/4 31.2 kp
349300
FIS4 Solo Rope Core/Chrome Steel
3/4 30.9 kp
349400
SET Solo
3/4
349000
C High Solo Rope Core/Chrome Steel Mittel
3/4 30.9 kp
349920
CIS5 Solo Rope Core/Chrome Steel
3/4 33.0 kp
349500

Discover why following musicians favor Passione:

> Staatskapelle Berlin
> Leon Bosch
> Shinji Eshima
> Giuseppe Ettorre
> Christopher Hanulik
> London Symphony Orchestra
> Teatro alla Scala
> Jeremy McCoy