What's Best Rosin?Instruments: As in, the best in the world!
From Jake F.
From Larry BrandtYou can only buy it at the best music store in the world, sadly...
Posted on July 16, 2008 at 08:33 PM
From Todd CarlsenConsider the rosins by Andrea Bang.
Posted on July 16, 2008 at 10:07 PM
From Anthony ChiSalchow rosin rulz
Posted on July 16, 2008 at 11:41 PM
From Tasha MinerMelos
Posted on July 16, 2008 at 11:50 PM
From Michael SchallockIt depends on what you mean by best.
Posted on July 17, 2008 at 12:06 AM
From Rob OlsenI never rosin my violin, only the bow
Posted on July 17, 2008 at 12:09 AM
From John BlakelyNot sure this question has a single answer. For instance, I believe the best rosin for Dominant strings is ... you guessed it, Dominant rosin.
Posted on July 17, 2008 at 09:38 AM
Rob raises an interesting point. Might there be some way of treating the strings which has the same effect as rosining the bow hair...!!??
From Willemijn ZwikstraSalchow is also my favourite.
Posted on July 17, 2008 at 09:39 AM
From Ray RandallSuperb in all respects.
Posted on July 17, 2008 at 02:16 PM
From Alayna Faulkenberganother vote for melos, love the grip, i use dark. smells funky though.
Posted on July 17, 2008 at 02:23 PM
From Marc BettisKaplan Dark #7.
Posted on July 17, 2008 at 02:37 PM
From Fareeh JallelLiebenzeller GOLD II
Posted on July 28, 2008 at 02:58 PM
From Joe PasillasYes that was the best - it is no longer made as I understand it. I will EDIT if I am wrong. There is almost no stock remaining at various stores. But I loved that rosin - it was awesome.
Posted on July 28, 2008 at 03:53 PM
"Liebenzeller GOLD II
From Paul; G.Definately Andrea Bang Paganini Soloist Rosin. It will bring the quality of your sound up alot. I use Pirastro Oliv Strings.
Posted on July 29, 2008 at 06:26 PM
From Emmanuel BorowskyI've only tried Bernardel, Tartini, and Salchow but Salchow is by far the best for me. I sold mine to someone that really wanted it unfortunately and have to make do with Bernardel again until my new cake of Salchow comes in the mail. With some luck IUStrings.com may soon be offering some types of rosins in addition to strings.
Posted on July 30, 2008 at 10:48 PM
From Christopher CiampoliReally Emmanuel? That's great news!
Posted on July 31, 2008 at 12:00 AM
From Anthony BarlettaDitto!
Posted on July 31, 2008 at 12:14 AM
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