The Original Hill Dark Rosin For Violin - Viola - Cello - 2021 report by Whydis

The Original Hill Dark Rosin For Violin - Viola - Cello

Hill Brand Dark Rosin, considered by many as the ultimate rosin, is used by professionals worldwide. Hill rosins are wrapped in their own padded velveteen shell. This is the rosin that others strive to emulate. Well suited for violin, viola and cello...

Reviews by Features

Price

(6 reviews)
String

(4 reviews)
Grip

(4 reviews)
Rosin work

(3 reviews)
Use

(4 reviews)
Brand

(3 reviews)
Cloth

(4 reviews)
Condition

(3 reviews)
Violin

(3 reviews)
Sound

(12 reviews)
Rosins

(7 reviews)
Quality

(8 reviews)

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Reviews around price (5.00 of 5)

  • I really like this rosin, especially for the totally great price
  • I appreciate quality rosin for a good price, but next time I will buy elsewhere.
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Reviews around string (5.00 of 5)

  • This rosin along with Super Sensitive 2407 Old Time Fiddler strings are now my go to products
  • It comes off easily but be sure to clean your strings frequently, this rosin will build up if given the chance, so keep a rag on hand to clean your strings after every practice (a good habit for any rosin, but especially helpful
  • Smooth on, use the cloth to get a good grip on the base between thumb and forefinger, and play it like it's the strings.

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Reviews around grip (5.00 of 5)

  • It improves the grip between the bow and the strings without making the sound scratchy or squeaky.
  • The rounded surface and the confident grip soundly replaces the box held rosin and from the semi-
  • Smooth on, use the cloth to get a good grip on the base between thumb and forefinger, and play it like it's the strings.

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Reviews around rosin work (5.00 of 5)

  • I guess the rosin works fine, but the pouch it came in melted into the
  • This dark rosin works well in the colder months, goes on easy, and may improve the sound.
  • This dark rosin works well in the colder months, goes on easy, and may improve the sound.

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Reviews around use (5.00 of 5)

  • The product is easy to apply using its "cloth", easy to store, and effective.
  • However, it is by far the best rosin I have used, and it is especially nice in a dry climate

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Reviews around brand (5.00 of 5)

  • I really prefer dark over light, just to get that thick sound, and this is a great brand
  • The consistency of the rosin is softer then other brands I tried, and thus makes the application onto the bow hair much easier
  • After this experience, I highly recommend this brand and type of rosin

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Reviews around cloth (5.00 of 5)

  • Smooth on, use the cloth to get a good grip on the base between thumb and forefinger, and play it like it's the strings.
  • The product is easy to apply using its "cloth", easy to store, and effective.
  • However, it was shipped in an envelope wrapped only in the soft cloth that is seen in the product photo
  • nice cloth that keeps the rosin clean and secure from any damage!

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Reviews around condition (5.00 of 5)

  • Shipping was timely and arrived in good condition.
  • It arrived in perfect condition.
  • I saw a few reviews that reported broken rosin when it arrived, but I just wanted to say that mine arrived in PERFECT condition

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Reviews around violin (5.00 of 5)

  • I recently tried a number of more expensive bows at the shop where I bought my better violin, and I noticed the owner was using dark rosin
  • I just started playing violin and love this product
  • For now, I'm playing on a good beginners violin.

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Reviews around sound (4.49 of 5)

  • The rosin enables the hairs to grip the strings without being sticky, and gives a beautiful clean sound
  • The rosin stays on the hair for quite a long time, and treated bow produces very clean sound, without any harshness or hisses
  • Controlling the bow is much easier and the sound that resonates is so much clearer and warmer.
  • I wanted as good quality as possible to help with getting as good sound and mechanics from the instrument as possible.
  • This dark rosin works well in the colder months, goes on easy, and may improve the sound.
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Reviews around rosins (3.44 of 5)

  • The Original Hill Dark Rosin for the Violin is probably one of the finest rosins in the world, and certainly the finest at the price through Amazon
  • I tend to use softer rosins in low humidity settings, and lighter rosins in high humidity
  • I'm primarily a cellist and have been using medium-dark rosins in the past, but never have I used such a powerful rosin before
  • I love the dark rosins a lot and hill dark is great
  • Hill has been formulating the finest rosins in England since 1762
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Reviews around quality (3.40 of 5)

  • She loves it and claims she has never had better sound quality from her bow (no more squeaky stuttering) and there is virtually no dust from it, which matters as she has asthma
  • I like the quality of the rosin... less squeaks and rasps.
  • I'm not sure it's the best, but it has consistent good quality
  • She loves it and claims she has never had better sound quality from her bow (no more squeaky stuttering) and there is virtually no dust from it, which matters as she has asthma
  • I wanted as good quality as possible to help with getting as good sound and mechanics from the instrument as possible.
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More about The Original Hill Dark Rosin For Violin - Viola - Cello

  • Hill Brand Dark Rosin, considered by many as the ultimate rosin, is used by professionals worldwide
  • Hill rosins are wrapped in their own padded velveteen shell
  • This is the rosin that others strive to emulate
  • Well suited for violin, viola and cello
  • This dark (green) rosin is slightly softer than the light (amber) and grips abit more
  • This is genuine Hill Dark Rosin, not an imitation!