From the Manufacturer
The Kaplan cello A string is scaled to fit a 4/4 size instrument with a playing length of 27 1/2 inches (700mm). Medium tension strings are optimized to the needs of a majority of players. This A string has a solid steel core and is titanium wound.
Kaplan cello strings produce a rich and complex tone. Conceived for the most discerning musicians, they stand up well to extreme bow pressure, allow a diverse tonal palette, and provide a powerful but warm sound.
D’Addario, the world’s largest manufacturer of musical instrument strings, is known worldwide for unsurpassed quality and consistency. D’Addario continues to develop and manufacture exceptional strings and accessories for violin, viola, cello and double bass, incorporating innovative packaging that reduces waste and provides protection from corrosion. All D’Addario strings are manufactured in the U.S.A. using proprietary, digitally controlled, state-of-the-art machinery for unmatched performance, set after set.
Prelude cello strings are solid steel core strings, unaffected by temperature and humidity changes, and having excellent bow response. Prelude strings have the warmest sound available in an economy, solid steel core string design. Prelude is the educator’s preferred choice for student strings due to their unique blend of warm tone, economy, and durability. The 1/4 scale strings are gauged specifically for 1/4 size cello with a playing length of 21 1/2 inches (545mm).