(856) 292-3194
Cart | Wishlist | User Profile









SECURE SHOPPING Our site is tested by TWO services every day to protect your information.

McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams



GENUINE PRODUCTS
GUARANTEED



Unlike some of our competitors, we are an authorized retailer for everything we sell - we do not use unathorized "Gray Market" sources.
   

Strings for Double BassStrings for 3/4 and 4/4 size Basses

Thomastik Belcanto Upright Bass Strings

         Manufactured by: Thomastik

Continental US - larger items may carry a partial shipping charge to AK, HI and PR
All shoppers outside the US State of New Jersey pay NO SALES TAX on any purchases at Gollihur Music. (NJ Residents pay NJ State Sales Tax of 7%.) International customers, please visit our "How to Order" Policies page for information concerning VAT and Customs Charges that may be assessed by your country and/or delivery services.
You've got options! Click the drop-down to choose (prices starting at $264.99)
Choose String SET:
(Singles? Click box below):
-- Select Individual Thomastik Belcanto Upright Bass Strings

This Item SHIPS FOR FREE in the USA!
(Note that larger items may carry a partial shipping charge to AK, HI and PR.)
     Outside the USA? Log in, or add this item to your cart to see actual shipping costs to your state or country.
     (You can easily remove it if you change your mind.)

Thomastik Belcanto Upright Bass StringsThomastik Belcanto
Thomastik has been making these "rope core" (a style of winding, not what they're made of!) strings for a couple of years, and I must say that we're pretty high on them right now - they’re on Bob's Kay, and he's really loving them for both pizz and arco. They’ve been designed for bowed work, but they have a very musical, warm pizz sound with a very sweet sustain. Their bowed feel and quick response is wonderful. Now they're available in a new (Sept '09) Solo Gauge!
String details from the manufacturer, Thomastik Infeld:
  • Core: specially twisted steel rope core; settles in quickly, intonates extremely well; exceptional tuning stability
  • Tone: dark and warm with excellent resonance; wide range of tone colors; easy to blend; pizzicato is open and free
  • Sound: outstanding projection with moderate effort; sustains better than most other arco (bowing) string brands
  • Playbility: quick response to the bow; soft under your fingers; fantanstic hybrid capability
Belcantos are for 3/4 size (and possibly some 7/8 or 4/4 depending on scale length) basses, with a scale length up to 110cm (43.3 inches). They have a steel rope core and are chromium wound.

Tension: G=28.25kg/62.2 lbs; D=27.75kg/63.3 lbs; A=29.25kg/64.4 lbs; E=28.75kg/63.3 lbs; Set=115kg/253.20 lbs.




We source our Thomastik-Infeld strings directly from the factory-authorized US Distributor, and they are the real deal. Only legitimately sourced strings are certified for sale by US dealers. Buying your guaranteed authentic Thomastik strings from us means that you can be confident that you'll have the support of the manufacturer AND us here at Gollihur Music.


  • sweet and warm
  • nice, musical sustain
  • exceptional bowable
  • high quality

String Gauges:
G D A E
.050 .063 .080 .105


Bob's STRING CHANGING INSTRUCTIONS are included with every string order!
Due to manufacturer restrictions, strings are not guaranteed against breakage or unraveling once installed on an instrument.


Is this product returnable? Click here for our return policy.
Is there a Factory Warranty? Click here to find Warranty Information for all of our manufacturers.
International customer? Click here for important information about ordering from outside the USA, and what to expect concerning taxes, VAT, delivery times, and more.



Check Out the FAQ Resources That Apply to This Product:
   STRINGS: Solo gauge bass strings
   STRINGS: String Identification Chart

Related Products

Pirastro Flexocor Deluxe Upright Bass Strings
Pirastro Flexocor Deluxe Upright Bass Strings

Pirastro's "rope core" (steel strands wound like rope) are excellent arco strings, with a warm, full tone and easy playability. Nice pizz tone, too, if you favor a slightly more "old skool" vibe -- with less bright detail, a thumpier sort of attack, and strong fundamental.
    Extended Strings Available: Low B String Available for this string High C String Available for this string Low E String for extensions (to low C) Available for this string SOLO Gauge Strings Available for this string
Sets AND Single Strings are available (click through to order)

From $258.51

Strings: SOLO Gauge Strings, Solo Strings
Strings: SOLO Gauge Strings, Solo Strings

Designed to be tuned one whole step higher than standard pitch, these strings are also often tuned normally for a lighter feel. Here are some solo string choices...

From $112.00

Strings: Some Choices for Arco (Bowing)
Strings: Some Choices for Arco (Bowing)

Here are some great choices for orchestra and symphony players looking for strings that are particularly well-suited for bowing...

From $127.00