Ascente viola strings have been specifically designed to help players advance their craft with elegance and consistency. Ascente is a synthetic core string set that is designed for any advancing student who is looking for a synthetic string at a price point traditionally associated with steel core strings. Synthetic core strings generally feel easier under the fingers and more giving under the bow, and sound richer than steel cores.
Tone - Provides access to a rich tonal range - Synthetic core strings have more overtones and a richer, fuller tone because the bending stiffness is lower.This allows higher frequencies (higher harmonics) to travel along the string, which isn t nearly as possible with steel strings.
Pitch Stability - Twice (2X!) the tuning stability as major competitors - There is no other synthetic core string on the market that stretches less than Ascente. That means much less time is spent tuning the instrument and more time is spent on meaningful practice -a big win for orchestral directors and teachers. If you re not a daily player, don t worry, your strings will be in tune and right where you left them even a few days or weeks later.
Enhanced Durability - Dramatically outperforms all competitors in corrosion tests - The D and G strings are wound with Monel, a metal which is much more durable than silver or aluminum (commonly used for other D and G strings). The corrosion resistance is off the charts. They make boat propellers from Monel for a reason. The A string construction is aluminum, but a single wrap is used where competitors use two thin wraps. That means the outer layer of the A string (the string that most violinists wear out first) will last significantly longer than other synthetic core strings. The C string is wound with Tungsten and Monel, so yeah, it's kind of a big deal.
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