This came up in the gut string-wolf notes topic where I mentioned changing to softer strings to avoid the howlers. Eugenia asked if I found it harder to play fast. Maybe I don't play fast enough to see this effect but is this documented? Does a softer string make it harder to play fast detache notes?
And what about other playability aspects - do high tension strings make you a better technician (if perhaps less of a colourist...).
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