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Pirastro Piranito 900700 Violin / Viola Rosin

Pirastro Piranito 900700 Violin / Viola Rosin

Item ID: PIR-100700

$13.99

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This Pirastro Piranito rosin is a orange violin/viola rosin. An attractively priced, simple and good rosin for beginners. Comes in a durable square plastic box and is attached to a fabric cover to protect the fingers, hard.

From the 10th to 12th century, people used resin obtained from fir and pine trees for painting and to make their wooden boats waterproof. It was also around that time that people from the eastern parts of the Mediterranean region started to look for new and better ways how to play their stringed instruments. Initially, they would use sticks made from dried sheep gut which had a rather rough surface to strike the strings. Later on, people discovered the benefits of using horsehair for bowing their strings. With a layer of rosin applied onto the bow hair this proved to be the perfect invention. Only bow hair coated with rosin would grab the strings enough for them to be caused to vibrate.

Features

  • Orange violin/viola rosin
  • Hard rosin, perfect for beginners

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