Alphayue Violin - From Thomastik, the E string is steel core/tin plated, the A string is synthetic core with aluminium winding and D and G strings are synthetic core with monel winding. Combining an unbeatable price with Thomastik-Infeld quality means you no longer have to settle for solid-steel strings to assure durability. Their advanced synthetic core delivers a rich, colourful sound impossible to achieve with solid steel core strings. They live a long life and are unaffected by temperature and humidity changes. Alphayue stay in tune and have a forgiving nature. They will improve the sound of the most basic student instruments while giving the player instant response, supple playability and a colourful tone. Alphayue’s make practicing more fun and music-making a pleasure!