I'm sorry to post another string thread, but I couldn't really find this sort of discussion in the archives.
I recently purchased an c.1880 Flemish school violin. I've tried lots of synthetic strings on it, and decided I needed warmer, darker, smoother, clearer sounding strings.
I've got Helicore A, Oliv G & D, and a Gold Label E on it now. I'm surprisingly happy with this combination. I'd never have thought in a million years I'd like this sort of sound. I only though to try it because I remembered reading on here about how Kogan and I can't recall who else used a steel A with gut strings.
So I'm wondering... What combination do you all use? (gut G & D, steel A & E)
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