Dynamo, which will be available in mid-March.Thomastik-Infeld today announced the release of a new violin strings,
The violin string set includes a carbon steel, multi-layer/tin-plated E; with synthetic-core A, D and G strings. The A string is wound with aluminum, and the D and G strings wound with silver.
The company describes the strings as sounding similar to the popular Dominant Strings in terms of focus, but more brilliant. Here is how they put them on the chart Thomastik's other brands of strings:
In their promotional materials, Thomastik write that the "Dynamo" strings "offer a broad sound and an excellent response," that they have "a wide dynamic range and you can modulate sound colors all along to their full extent," and that "they sound great on most old and most new instruments."
Here is a review from Michael O'Gieblyn from Fiddlershop:
And here are some quotes (provided by Thomastik) from several violinists who have tried the strings:
“The sound quality of the 'Dynamo' set remains at the level of a new set until the end of their lifetime," said violinist Sergei Dogadin, winner of the Joachim International Violin Competition in Hannover (2015), Singapore International Violin Competition (2018), and most recently the XVI Tchaikovsky International Competition (2019).
"The new Thomastik-Infeld 'Dynamo' strings are, in my eyes, revolutionary," said violinist Fedor Rudin, a soloist who won tops prizes at the Premio Paganini and George Enescu competitions.
"The 'Dynamo' strings allow my violin to develop a new depth of sound. The spectrum of tone colors becomes considerably more complex while the sound remains constant," said Daniel Stoll, violinist of the Vision String Quartet.
I have not personally tried these strings - but they hit the market next month. Be sure to tell us what you think, if you try them!
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