CHORDA

Chorda strings are sheep gut, low tension, and authentic strings for baroque instruments.  Medium gauge is designed for 440Hz tuning.  Use strong tension for 415 Hz.  Altering the gauge by 1/2 PM changes tension by 4%. 

 

$30.00   A  unwound gut  20.5, 21, 21.5 PM      There is no knot at the end of the string.  Black thread at peg end, none at tailpiece end

$42.00   D  unwound gut  28.5, 29, 29.5            There is no knot at the end of the string.  Orange thread at peg end, none at tailpiece end

$46.00   G  silver/gut        26.5, 27, 27.5             Knotted bottom.  Brown at peg end, yellow at tailpiece end

$48.00   C  silver/gut       35.5, 36, 36.5              Knotted bottom.  Violet at peg end, yellow at tailpiece end