D’Addario viola strings provide effortless playability and magnificent sound to any viola. From beginner offerings like Prelude to premium options like Zyex, D’Addario has violin strings for every player.
"The Kaplan Forza is a great string set that gives my viola a great combination of responsiveness and balanced structure in sound. They only take a few minutes to settle in and last longer than most other strings. What more could a violist want??"
"D'Addario makes the best quality of strings to support all my needs on the viola."
"D'Addario strings are my trusted companions on stage, drawing out my best possible sound."
"The Kaplan Amo C string affords me the perfect balance of warm, power, and clarity. Never underpowered, the string is remarkably quick to respond to a variety of articulations and to abrupt tone-color changes. Bravo on fantastic product! The A string is the jack-of-all-trades, able to match all any of D'Addario's strings."
The strings on a viola are C, G, D, and A, in order from lowest to highest.
The viola has four strings.
Most viola strings fall into one of three categories: gut, synthetic, and steel. The earliest known viola string was “gut,” which was made from the small intestines of cows or sheep. In present times, it’s more common for strings to be made from steel or a synthetic (often nylon) blend of fibers.