Handmade in Germany since 1798, Pirastro has made a name for itself among string players around the world. Known for it's quality of both strings and rosin. A great number of classical string musicians recommend Pirastro strings; their tonal flexibility and expressive power allow each musician to create their own unique sound and to show their own instruments to their very best advantage. The tonal flexibility and the expressive power of each single Pirastro string create an unsurpassed choice for the musician across the Pirastro range.
The sheep gut core of the Passione strings is manufactured, wound and polished in the traditional way, by hand.
the core sound is full, round and warm and has a complex overtone spectrum causing brilliance and clarity and a great power of projection
Passione strings possess a fascinating diversity of sounds, which allows musicians to alter their tone as desired
the sound is big and powerful
very easy response on all levels of the dynamic range
the accuracy of the contact point is easily manageable
significantly reduced playing-in time: passione strings are immediately playable compared to traditional gut strings