Vlad Kosulin wrote:They are not cheap. I am curious as to how much of the price is for strings, and how much is for name...
And the manufacturer is not disclosed, I guess, right?
I meant to add that they are not cheap, but the price obviously speaks for itself. But there are far more expensive strings on the market that I have tried that I feel were not as good.
As for the "name," we know Amalia is not making them herself – naturally they're made for Ramirez. And my first thought when I heard about them was probably like most - "just some more strings with a big name attached to them."
That was until I played them. The basses are fantastic – a deep, rich, shimmering sound that goes through you. (that's what Ramirez told me to say when they sent me those hundred free sets).
Seriously though, you can't describe the sound of strings verbally – you just have to play them. I'm very happy with the trebles as well.
As I said, there will always be a difference of opinion, so I can only offer mine. For anyone who is dissatisfied with modern strings, I think it's at least worth one try.
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