Permanent. The warm sounding steel string.
The Permanent A string has a single filament steel core wound with chrome steel. The other strings have a rope core wound with titanium (D), silver (G) and tungsten-silver (C).
warm and round sound with a clear overtone spectrum
good diversity of sounds, smooth and lively tone with a pliable left hand feeling
very easy response
suitable also for electric or electrically-amplified violas
A-chrome steel, D-titanium, G-silver, C-tungsten-silver.
The strings have a ball,
Aricore strings are available in medium gauge.