Formerly known as Tartini “GREEN,” which is the softest of the Cecilia/Andrea rosins. Provides effortless bow control with even sound production. Price is for full-size cake. Mini is available for $23.00
Andrea is now Cecilia brand, but the formula is the same.
rosin is designed to provide a more blended sound for ensemble playing, without sacrificing clarity or articulation. It is the hardest, driest of the Andrea rosins. We have a few cakes left, but the new packaging will be Cecilia.
rosin is designed for powerful, yet sensitive sound for the soloist. It enables maximized projection and extra clear bow articulation. It is the softest of the Andrea rosins.
Gustave Bernardel rosin is known for its purity. Its qualities in term of sound emission give Bernardel rosin, its reputation of excellence. Helps get clear and precise attack of the string with control of the sound. Suitable for all weather. Stores in soft blue pouch.
Sanctus is a rosin in a rosin by Ceclia (formerly Andrea). The interior core is a darker, stickier formula surrounded by one that’s harder. The combination is designed to give the player a focused, smooth tone with a bit of grabbiness or bite.
W.E. Hill & Sons rosin is made in England using a blend of oils and resins. Choose Light (tan cloth cover) if you want a harder rosin, or Dark (green cloth cover) for a softer rosin with more grip. Hill dark is the more popular choice here.
Kolstein Ultra rosin is available in two formulas. Medium is more popular here, seems to grab the string better but doesn’t feel sticky. Maybe it’s the SC weather that makes it a favorite. Minimum powder on strings and instruments while playing.
Leatherwood Bespoke rosin from Australia is offered here in Supple and Crisp formulas. Comments from the maker:
SUPPLE – A warm and softer sound, consistent traction that feels velvety and rich; this recipe maintains a reliably sharp attack on the string.
CRISP – A decisive attack, firm traction and crisp sautille; this recipe creates an undeniably forthright sound through a glassier texture.
Gold metal additive is available for cello in hardness III and IV, and is the most versatile of the metals. Tone is full and warm, with clarity. IV (softer, grippier) may be preferred for solo playing.