Double Bass Strings

We are happy to offer a range of double bass strings from Pirastro, Thomastik and D’Addario. We offer easy to choose sets of 4 string, 4 string with extended E or 5 string sets.

  • £ 247.00 each

    Pirastro - Flexocore Delux 5 string set G, D, A, E, B

    Chrome Steel on steel rope core. Standard 106-110cm scale, medium tension, Orchestra tuning.

    Free Delivery.

  • £ 161.00 each

    D'Addario Helicore Hybrid Double Bass strings

    Helicore Hybrid bass strings are multi-stranded steel core strings that produce a moderately warm tone quality. The core design makes for strings that are very easy to play under the left hand. Damping is optimized to create a good balance between pizzicato sustain and bow response, allowing for good performance across many playing styles, from symphonic to jazz or bluegrass.

    Scaled to fit 3/4 size bass with a playing length of 41 3/4 inches (1060mm), these medium tension strings are optimized for a majority of players.

    • 3/4 size bass with a playing length of 41 3/4 inches (1060mm)
    • Medium tension
    • Stranded steel core provides optimum playability and produces a clear, warm tone
    • Good balance between pizzicato sustain and bow response
    • All D'Addario strings are designed, engineered and manufactured in the USA to the most stringent quality controls in the industry
  • £ 161.00 each

    D'Addario Helicore Pizzicato Double Bass strings

    Helicore Pizzicato bass strings are multi-stranded steel core strings that produce a brighter tone quality than the rest of the Helicore bass line. The core design makes for strings that are very easy to play under the left hand. Damping is reduced to create maximum sustain and "growl".

    Scaled to fit 3/4 size bass with a playing length of 41 3/4 inches (1060mm), medium tension strings are optimized for a majority of players.

    • 3/4 size bass with a playing length of 41 3/4 inches (1060mm)
    • Medium tension
    • Stranded steel core provides optimum playability and produces a clear, warm tone
    • Damping is reduced to create maximum sustain and "growl" for pizzicato
    • All D'Addario strings are designed, engineered and manufactured in the USA to the most stringent quality controls in the industry
  • £ 161.00 each

    D'Addario Helicore Double Bass strings

    Daddario Helicore Orchestral bass strings are multi-stranded steel core strings that produce a warm tone quality with excellent bow response. The core design makes for strings that are very easy to play under the left hand. Damping is optimized for arco use, making them ideal for symphonic performance.

    Features/Specifications

      • 3/4 size bass with a playing length of 41 3/4 inches (1060mm)
      • Medium tension
      • Stranded nickel on steel core provides optimum playability and produces a clear, warm tone
      • Optimized for arco use
      • All D'Addario strings are designed, engineered and manufactured in the USA to the most stringent quality controls in the industry
  • £ 219.00 each

    Thomastik Spirocore Double Bass strings

    Chrome wound on spiral core. The classic jazz string.

  • £ 247.00 each

    Pirastro - Flexocore Delux

    Chrome Steel on steel rope core. Standard 106-110cm scale, medium tension, Orchestra tuning.

    Free Delivery.

  • £ 247.00 each

    Pirastro - Flexocore

    Chrome Steel on steel rope core. Standard 106-110cm scale, medium tension, Orchestra tuning.

    Free Delivery.

  • £ 247.00 each

    Pirastro - Flat Chromesteel

    Playing scale 106cm orchestral tuning. Chrome steel wound.

  • £ 247.00 each

    Pirastro - Original Flexocore

    Chrome steel on rope steel core. Long standing string of established reputation among professional orchestral bassists.

  • £ 321.00 each

    Pirastro - Original Flat Chromesteel

    Features

    • The core material is a high-tensile rope made from carbon steel which is wound with chrome steel.
    • This is an outstanding set for arco, which can withstand a powerful and heavy bowing arm.
    • very brilliant sound with a short sustain
    • powerful sound with great projection
    • big tone volume
    • instantly playable and absolutely stable
    • very quick response
  • £ 240.00 each

    Pirastro - Original Flat Chromesteel

    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.
  • £ 229.00 each

    Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Double Bass Strings

    This set is a hybrid set, suitable for both Arco and Pizzicato playing.

  • £ 264.00 each

    Thomastik Belcanto Double Bass strings

    Rope core. Great string for bowing.

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