VC INTERVIEW | Ed Mingo on Pirastro’s Evah Pirazzi Gold Violin String Set tenth Anniversary


The Violin Channel just lately caught up with Pirastro USA’s Advertising Supervisor, Ed Mingo. This week, we’re gifting away an Evah Pirazzi Gold Violin String Set. Enter right here to win!


Inform us concerning the Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Gold violin string set? What wants do the Gold set meet for string gamers?

The Evah Pirazzi Gold was designed to bridge the hole between the nice and cozy, gut-like tone of the Obligato and the highly effective soloistic tone of the unique Evah Pirazzi. Gamers had been asking us for one thing that blended the heat and nuance of Obligato with the facility and projection of Evah Pirazzi.


What are the Evah Pirazzi Gold violin strings’ major traits? Which gamers and devices are they best suited for?

The Evah Pirazzi Gold are a lovely mix of energy and class. They’ve many of the energy of Evah Pirazzi mixed with an amazing quantity of colours and overtones. They’re utilized by many various kinds of gamers corresponding to Leila Josefowicz, Stephen Waarts, and even fiddlers corresponding to Jeremy Kittel. They work properly on many various kinds of devices.



What are they constructed from, and the way do these supplies have an effect on the sound timbres?

The Evah Pirazzi Gold are made utilizing the identical artificial core materials as Evah Pirazzi, Obligato, and Perpetual, however makes use of a unique sort of development for the outer windings. This development locks the core of the strings in place permitting for higher tuning stability and a quicker break-in time. In addition they have a really polished outer end which permits for all the colours and overtones.


How do they differ out of your longstanding Evah Pirazzi customary string set?

The Evah Pirazzi has a clearer extra direct tone whereas the Evah Pirazzi Gold has extra heat and overtones.


Does the Gold set include variations?

Sure, the Evah Pirazzi Gold has the choice for both a Gold or Silver wound G-string. The Gold wound G provides a spherical and full tone whereas the Sliver wound G provides a really direct sound.


How can a violinist know which mixture is likely to be the best for them and their instrument?

All of it depends upon private style and kinds of music. If a participant desires to mix extra with an orchestra then the gold G is a pleasant alternative, whereas the silver G works properly for soloists or gamers who want to face out.


Throughout the Pirastro string set household, the place would you say the Evah Pirazzi Gold set would sit in comparison with your different units?

The Evah Pirazzi Gold suits properly between the Evah Pirazzi and Obligato violin units.


Since 2012, you may have additionally developed the Gold set for violists and cellists. Do in addition they carry the identical traits and fulfill the identical wants?

Sure, the entire Evah Pirazzi Gold strings share the identical tonal heat. The Evah Pirazzi Gold viola units are extraordinarily in style and the Evah Pirazzi Gold cello metal strings are nice for gamers in search of a gut-like tone and response.


Do you may have something particular plans to rejoice the milestone?

Certainly, we’re trying ahead to celebrating the Evah Pirazzi Gold 10th anniversary on our Fb and Instagram with our PIRASTRO Artists and the neighborhood. For our viola gamers, we’re planning to introduce an all-steel core Evah Pirazzi Gold viola set shortly. After the success of the Evah Pirazzi Gold metal rope core viola C-string, many gamers have been asking us to make an entire metal core set.


What was Mr. Volker Müller-Zierach’s inspiration for the package deal design?

That could be a drawing Volker Müller-Zierach fabricated from his spouse Eva. It first got here out coloured in inexperienced for our Evah Pirazzi strings and obtained a golden coloration for the Evah Pirazzi Gold strings.


If our readers want to be taught extra, the place can they discover extra details about the Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Gold string units?

They will discover extra info on Evah Pirazzi Gold strings on our Pirastro web site or by following us on Fb and Instagram.