kind of strings for violin

February 9, 2018, 1:30 PM · I am a student in advanced level. What kind of string should I buy?

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February 9, 2018, 1:44 PM · What kind(s) of strings have you used?
Why do you want to change?
What kind of violin do you play?
How advanced a student are you, what music are you playing?
February 9, 2018, 2:10 PM · I sometimes feel like these questions are jokes, or at least bait to get a long-winded thread started that's been hashed and rehashed dozens of times on this forum.
February 9, 2018, 4:03 PM · The old strings are worn out, I play classic violin and I am at the 10th year.
There are many types at the markets and I do not know which are suitable for me. Thank you in advanced.
February 9, 2018, 5:00 PM · For an affordable, good sounding all around string that last well try Tonica by Pirastro
Edited: February 9, 2018, 10:19 PM · it's hard for me to understand how a student at an advanced level would not know anything about strings. In My Humble Opinion...aside from a proper set up (which should be a given for a student at an advanced level) strings would be the single most important factor for sound and how the violin plays.

The OP has stated 'the 10th year' I have to wonder if the strings have been on for 10 years.

February 9, 2018, 11:16 PM · Cheap synthetics, like the above-mentioned Tonicas, are all good choices.

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