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Elixir® Strings artist Massimo Varini provides three examples of how to play floating diatonic major scales in this quick tutorial.

Massimo, a guitarist, producer, Grammy-winner, and renown educator, plays Elixir Acoustic Phosphor Bronze Strings with NANOWEB® Coating, Light/Medium gauge (12-56).

Elixir Strings have unbeatable durability and an awesome sound. They are really comfortable and feel great to play. Once you try Elixir, you can’t go back to other strings.” – Massimo Varini

Discover why artists like Massimo play for longer without compromising tone and feel with Elixir Strings.

Elixir Strings provides three string types in its acoustic line, all with the same longest-lasting tone. The Phosphor Bronze strings with NANOWEB Coating are rich and full-bodied with sparkling high-end clarity and a smooth feel. The 80/20 Bronze with NANOWEB Coating are bright and focused with the same smooth feel as the Phosphor Bronze strings. Rounding out the acoustic line, the 80/20 Bronze with POLYWEB® Coating deliver a warm tone and slick and fast feel.  Learn more.

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