Thomastik-Infeld company profile
In the world of string manufacturers, Thomastik-Infeld Vienna, established 1919 by Dr. Franz Thomastik and engineer Otto Infeld, holds a position of exceptional importance. Amongst professional and amateur musicians and guitarists it is en vogue to string their instruments with Thomastik-Infeld products.
The invention of the steel string caused a revolution in the music world. Suddenly the conventional gut string was challenged by a new string with the highest quality of tone, precision and reliability. It was received enthusiastically by artists across the world. The founders’ spirit of innovation was the impetus of another brilliant invention: the Dominant string – the reference standard of synthetic core strings and probably, up to now, the most played violin string around the globe. Located in the center of the city of music - Vienna, Austria - Thomastik-Infeld manufactures a vast variety of musical instruments strings for bowed and fretted instruments. All strings are handmade and 97% of them are exported to more than 90 countries worldwide. A continuous aspiration for innovation allows us to meet the latest requirements of the musicians’ needs. Thus, a large number of renowned orchestras and soloists around the globe rely on the unparalleled quality and the unique sound of our strings.
We love double basses – bass up your life
At Bassico you’ll find everything you need to make the most out of your double bass playing. Our aim: good products at a reasonable price.
For individual double bass set-ups, repairs, pickup installation and other services, our bass luthiers would be happy to assist you. Our workshops are located at Schellingstr. 21a in Munich, Germany, and at Eubabrunnerstr. 17 in Erlbach, Germany.
We have also built up a network of reliable partners in various parts of Germany and Europe.
If you need help with your double bass we would be happy to recommend someone in your area.
Pirastro - Handmade in Germany
As a result of the quality of both their strings and rosin, Pirastro has become a byword for a sound which is both beautiful and reliable. As a result, a great number of classical string musicians recommend Pirastro strings; their tonal flexibility and expressive power allow each musician to create their own unique sound and to show their own instruments to their very best advantage. The tonal flexibility and the expressive power of each single Pirastro string create an unsurpassed choice for the musician across the Pirastro range. Bassists can choose from the complete range of gut strings (e.g. Eudoxa and Oliv), from synthetic strings (such as Evah Pirazzi or Obligato) or steel strings (e.g. Passione, Flexocor Deluxe and Permanent).
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