Currently, I use Evah Pirazzi strings (all 4) on my violin. I like the tone they give off, but sometimes I think they're just a little too soft, and not quite bright enough. On the other hand, if the E string is more than a couple weeks old, it begins to squeak.
What kind of violin strings do you use? Would you recommend them to me? Why?
Another thing: I have read that certain violin strings (gut strings, I think) don't work well on violins that have fine-tuners on the G, D, and A strings. I have never bought these strings for this reason (my violin has all 4 fine-tuners). I've never actually experimented on gut strings, even though I've heard that certain brands give off beautiful tone. $100 is a lot to spend on a string experiment!
What do you think about this? Would gut strings work on my violin? For those of you who use them, do you like them?
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