cello string

【Cello Factory】When do you change your strings?

Unlike the string instrument itself, be it sheep gut, steel or synthetic, strings are not made to last long.   Indeed, strings are always stretched and under great pressure after instalment.  It is obvious that the materials will deteriorate and loose tension over time which will greatly affect your performance and sound quality.   So…

【Cello Factory】How to choose the right strings for your cello?

Rule 1: Get a good string instrument   String instrument produces sounds by amplifying vibrations transmitted from the string via the bridge. With quality strings installed on a quality instrument which can produce good and balanced sounds, these strings can make great differences in the sound. If the instrument is not good at projecting the…

【Cello Factory】Tips on choosing cello strings

Good and matching strings will gloss over faults and reveal all good qualities in your instrument. We should have some basic ideas about strings before we learn how to choose them. Strings are made from core string with metal winding. The material choice for the core can greatly influence the thickness (gauge) and tension of…