For Tomorrow's Soloists

  • Beautiful balance across all strings

  • Distinct warmth and well-aimed focus

  • Soft finger feeling

  • Excellent tuning stability and life span

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Breakthrough Design

ALPHAYUE is a breakthrough string for students of all levels - the number one choice for aspiring artists! ALPHAYUE delights with sound qualities never before available at this price point. A high-tech synthetic core married with renowned Thomastik-Infeld quality delivers a rich, sophisticated sound palette impossible to achieve with steel core strings.

Sound
brilliant
warm
Focus
broad
focused
Playability
easy
demanding
Tension
low
high
Break-in time
short
average
Lifetime
average
long
Cello AL400 Alphayue Logo on blue auf blau background, Thomastik Infeld Logo placed on the right bottom

New Possibilities

When looking for ideal strings for a cello common issues are shrill A-strings and dark, dull G- & C-strings. ALPHAYUE G and C delight with beautiful warmth and well-aimed focus. The customized Hydronalium winding makes the ALPHAYUE A-string thicker, leading to a very gentle feeling on your fingers as well as immediate playability. This combination of materials also delivers a distinctive warm sound with well-aimed focus offering new possibilities previously impossible to achieve at this level.

The Essence of Alphayue

The experience of joy in playing is the essence of ALPHAYUE - defined by beautiful balance across all strings, instant response and effortless modulation. The strings quickly perk up to their full sound potential and impress with great tuning stability. They improve the sound of even the most basic student instruments. Unaffected by temperature, humidity changes and perspiration - they are also long lasting!

Instruments,
they love

Suitable for the full range of instruments, from dark to bright

Sound chart cello strings

Technical Details

Instrument: Cello 4/4 - 70 cm | 27.6"

 
AL41 a Steel Core Hydronalium Wound 17.7 39.0 Endknopf: AL41 Ummantelung AL41
AL42 d       Steel Core Multialloy wound 14.2 31.3 Endknopf: AL42 Ummantelung AL42
AL43 G Rope Core Chrome Wound 14.3 31.5  Endknopf: AL43 Ummantelung AL43
AL44 C Rope Core Chrome Wound 13.6 30.0 Endknopf: AL44 Ummantelung AL44
AL400 Satz Brass ball end

Instrument: Cello 3/4 - 65 cm | 25.6"

Icon Liste Icon Tonlage Icon Kernmaterial Icon Ummantelung Icon kg Icon lb Icon Endknopf Icon Ummantelung
AL413/4 a Steel Core Hydronalium Wound 16.6 36.6 Endknopf: AL41 Ummantelung AL41 3/4
AL423/4 d       Steel Core Multialloy wound 13.2 29.1 Endknopf: AL42 Ummantelung AL42 3/4
AL433/4 G Steel Core Chrome Wound 13.0 28.6  Endknopf: AL43 Ummantelung AL43 3/4
AL443/4 C Rope Core Chrome Wound 13.0 28.6 Endknopf: AL44 Ummantelung AL44 3/4
AL4003/4 Satz Copper plated ball end

Instrument: Cello 1/2 - 60 cm | 23.6"

Icon Liste Icon Tonlage Icon Kernmaterial Icon Ummantelung Icon kg Icon lb Icon Endknopf Icon Ummantelung
AL411/2 a Steel Core Hydronalium Wound 16.4 36.1 Endknopf: AL41 1/2 Ummantelung AL41 1/2
AL421/2 d       Steel Core Multialloy wound 12.2 26.8 Endknopf: AL42 1/2 Ummantelung AL42 1/2
AL431/2 G Steel Core Chrome Wound 11.4 25.1 Endknopf: AL43 1/2 Ummantelung AL43 1/2
AL441/2 C Rope Core Chrome Wound 11.3 24.9 Endknopf: AL44 1/2 Ummantelung AL44 1/2
AL4001/2 Satz Brass ball end

Instrument: Cello 1/4 - 54.5 cm | 21.5"

Icon Liste Icon Tonlage Icon Kernmaterial Icon Ummantelung Icon kg Icon lb Icon Endknopf Icon Ummantelung
AL411/4 a Steel Core Hydronalium Wound 13.8 30.4
AL421/4 d       Steel Core Multialloy wound 11.3 24.9
AL431/4 G Steel Core Chrome Wound 10.4 22.9
AL441/4 C Rope Core Chrome Wound 10.2 22.4
AL4001/4 Satz Copper plated ball end

Instrument: Cello 1/8 - 48 cm | 18.9"

Icon Liste Icon Tonlage Icon Kernmaterial Icon Ummantelung Icon kg Icon lb Icon Endknopf Icon Ummantelung
AL411/8 a Steel Core Hydronalium Wound 12.2 26.8 Endknopf: AL41 1/8 Ummantelung AL41 1/8
AL421/8 d       Steel Core Multialloy wound 9.8 21.6 Endknopf: AL42 1/8 Ummantelung AL42 1/8
AL431/8 G Steel Core Chrome Wound 9.2 20.2 Endknopf: AL43 1/8 Ummantelung AL43 1/8
AL441/8 C Rope Core Chrome Wound 9.0 19.8 Endknopf: AL44 1/8 Ummantelung AL44 1/8
AL4001/8 Satz Brass ball end