Gamut Viola Gut/Silver String C
Gamut Music, Inc. specialises in early music strings made by Dan Larson. Gamut provides gut strings in many styles suitable for early music and modern music performance practice.
The standard strings for viola are:
- a-1 - Treble gut double length
- d-2 - Pistoy gut sigle length
- G-3 - Silver wound gut single length
- C-4 - Silver wound gut single length
Types of strings:
Treble Gut: Used for high and mid-range strings of most small instruments.
Lyon Gut: Used for top strings on larger instruments like cellos and basses, mid-range and low strings on other instruments.
Pistoy Gut: Used for mid-range and low strings on most instruments.
Wound Strings: Used for low strings on most instruments.
Gimped Gut: Used for mid-range and low strings on most instruments.
Diapason Gut: Is long lengths of gut for archlutes, theorbos, etc.