I am in a bit of a string dilemna. I am using Passione Viola Strings right now, and I love them to no end. Just the past week, my D strings got a nick in its winding, and my A snapped. Not so great. I am thinking on changing the entire set, C and G included now. The whole set is about 4 months old now, which I do think is a bit of a stretch for them. I had tried Evahs before that, and used to like them, but they got too bright and I hate them after playing Passiones.
Here are my options:
Stick with Passione. I love them, and they seem to be great strings.
Or try something new:
Eudoxa? Have heard some pretty good reviews on them, but am not sure how they stand up to Passiones.
Vision Solo? My teacher uses these, but after trying gut, I don't really want to return to synthetics.
Evah Pirazzi? I don't really like these anymore. I have them on right now as a temporary replacement ( I had an extra A and D, luckily) and find them boring and brash.
Oliv? A bit expensive, and also known to be very temperamental. Have heard of them being great, but not sure how temperamental they are, and whether they would be too much to handle.
All in all, I am leaning either towards Eudoxa or staying with Passione. Which one is the better overall choice? I love Passiones, but are Eudoxas better?
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