The Thomastik Dominant 135 is the reference on violin strings. Of average tension, for violins of dimension 4/4.
The Thomastik Song 135 string set is one of the most popular among violinists worldwide. Made with a highly flexible synthetic core, they sound like gut strings, in warm tones but much more stable in tuning, because they are less sensitive to changes in humidity.
The full and stable sound of the strings Dominant is bright, but without seeming metallic, to be played with the bow or in pizzicato, and the definition of notes remains even in more complex passages.
At the core of the strings is Perlon, a highly resistant and flexible polymer that has the ideal characteristics for the production of strings for musical instruments, besides providing a high quality of the final product at an affordable price.
The lining of each rope is aluminum over a steel core in the E, of aluminum around Perlon in the A and in the D, and Perlon silver coated in the G.
The Thomastik Dominant 135 are manufactured in Austria by one of the largest producers of violin strings in the world. Thomastik-Infeld was born in 1919 from the collaboration of a luthier, Dr. Franz Thomastik, with an engineer, Otto Infeld. The two have developed research into the best materials for making strings for different instruments. After the death of the two mentors of the brand, the company is in the hands of the Infeld family that has led to the worldwide leadership of the market for musical instruments.
Tradition, coupled with the technological development they have always promoted in the manufacture of their products, has made Thomastik strings, and particularly the strings, the favorite of violinists like Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman. The Thomastik Dominant deserve the name they have.
Set of 4 strings for violin 4/4 E - aluminum over steel coating A - aluminum coating on Perlon D - aluminum coating on Perlon G - silver coating Perlon Medium tension