Viola String Set

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Table of Viola Gauges
  Light Light+ Medium Medium+ Heavy Heavy+
a-1 .72mm .74mm .76mm .78mm .80mm .82mm
d-2 1.00mm 1.02mm 1.04mm 1.06mm 1.08mm 1.10mm
G-3 Gut/Silver .78mm .80mm .82mm .84mm .86mm .88mm
C-4 Gut/Silver 1.08mm 1.10mm 1.12mm 1.14mm 1.16mm 1.18mm


This is a set of strings for the baroque viola. We have bundled together the most popular kinds of strings and offer them in a standard set at a discount. The set consists of:

  • a-1 - Treble gut, double-length
  • d-2 - Pistoy gut 
  • G-3 - Silver-wound gut 
  • C-4 - Silver-wound gut 

The set comes with plain ends, but the a-1 and d-2. Plain gut strings are available with a natural or varnish finish. Natural strings are hand-rubbed with a light oil. Varnished strings have three coats of finish before being hand polished with the oil. There is an additional charge for varnished strings. The string comes with plain, unknotted ends. Knots may be tied for you, and leather washers added for an additional charge.

Instructions on how to tie a string knot are on the back of each package.

Academie strings are manufactured in the USA by Gamut Music, Inc., a leader in the revival of early music strings and instruments. Gut strings are not intended to be used with fine tuners or string adjusters and those devices should be removed before installing the gut string on the instrument.

More information about Gamut gut strings, string types, gauges, and string tensions can be found on our articles page. Not finding an answer to your question? Please contact us directly:


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4.00 (in)
4.00 (in)
0.10 (in)