I need a string that will tone down the brightness a bit. My violin is bright, but I don't mean brightness as defined with a VSO. Also a G/D that can add a little bit of clarity.
My violin is mellow and warm in the lower ranges, and with those attributes it seems it sacrifices clarity a bit. I had a soundpost adjustment and it sounded better. It's not that the lower range was fuzzy, it was just a little bit unclear.
In the upper ranges, it is very clear. I love practicing shifting now, because it's really radiant and clear throughout the A and E strings.
So, I need strings (preferably a combination, but a whole set if one has those attributes) that will add some clarity to the lower ranges, and soften and tone down the brightness in the upper ranges.
I have a full Tonica set right now. The D and A are good, but the G is a little muddy and the E is a little piercing.
I'm thinking of trying Infeld Reds + Gold Label E, or Obligatos + Gold plated E..
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