Our most popular mute, the Tourte is available in single or double hole models. This mute is made of lightweight rubber that easily slips over the bridge when in use and remains on instrument when not in use. Violin and cello models are available in single or double hole models. The viola and bass are available in double hole model.
Ultra Practice Mute: The Ultra Practice Mute greatly subdues the instrument's volume. The lightweight rubber construction greatly reduces possibility of damage to the top of the instrument. The Ultra Practice Mute is available in violin 4/4 violin, 3/4-1/2 violin, viola, cello or string bass and is ideal for apartment or student housing practice.
Brass and Chrome Plated Brass Practice Mutes:
This is the traditional practice mute that has been the choice of players for years. The heavy brass material softens the instrument's sound and is ideal for late night practicing. One size fits violin and viola.
Don't Fret is the perfect finger marking tape for the first seven positions, or for first position only.
Made of thin, one-piece, self-adhering vinyl that lays flat on the fingerboard with no disruptive bumps that cause buzzing. Easy removal, and leaves NO residue. Available for all sizes of Violin, Viola or Cello.
First Frets: Four colorful and mathematically accurate stripes indicate the correct
placement of each of the four fingers in first position.
Don't Fret: Seven colorful and mathematically accurate stripes indicate the correct placement of each of the seven positions.
Developed in 1877 by a Swiss scientist and keen violinist, Hidersine rosins are known for exceptional grip and tone. Made in England.
Violin/Viola, and Cello rosin is mounted on a cloth wrap and packaged in a box (dark) or tin (light). Bass rosin is encased in a removable paper wrap and packaged in a convenient box. Choice of hard, medium, soft.
The original Tourte rubber slips easily over the bridge when in use but may stay on the instrument when not in use for quick access. This mute is available in a two hole model for violin, viola, cello or string bass.
Jade rosin for violin, viola, and cello is widely popular for its hypoallergenic formula
and remarkable dust-free properties.Highly refined and free of metallic residues, it is known for its extremely
smooth, yet firm grip.
Jade rosin is
mounted on a soft cloth and packaged in a plastic container. Made in France.
Hiderpaste is a solid compound that comes in a round, flat tin. Remove peg and apply to pegs to prevent slipping. Peg Drops: Partially remove peg from peg box, apply one drop, then rotate peg to spread evenly. Available Brands: Ardsley, and Player's
Lubricating Compounds: Used to lubricate sticking pegs. Both brands come in a "lipstick" style tube.
peg, then apply the compound along the entire peg shaft. Replace peg
and rotate it to distribute compound evenly. Repeat until peg moves
Available Brands: Hill and Pirastro
Hill rosin is made of the same natural ingredients first
blended by William Hill in his famous London, Bond street workshop.A favorite with students and professionals
alike, Hill rosin is known for its consistent quality and excellent bowing
properties. Available in Dark or Light.
Hill rosin is mounted on a foam cover with a string-tie and
Constructed of a hardwood mounting plate, and padded metal fork for hanging instrument. Includes padded prong for hanging bow. Mounts to the wall with two screws and wall anchors (provided). Sizes: Violin: 4/4-3/4 Violin: 1/2-1/4 Guitar
Music Stand Hanger:
Metal loop with turn-screw design and well-padded metal fork, allows the
instrument to be hung from the stand. Also includes padded prong for
hanging the bow. Recommended for concert stands and microphone stands only(not light-weight stands).
The Wittner "Ultra" tailpiece is ultra strong, and made of ultra light
"space age" synthetic material. It includes 4 built-in string adjusters
and a tailpiece adjuster. (Bass tailpieces do not have string adjusters).
LARICA Metal Rosin continues the tradition of the famous Liebenzeller Metal Rosin and uses the original formula and manufacturing process.
LARICA Metal rosin with Gold addition has uniquely balanced characteristics: the sound is full, round and warm as well as bright and crisp. This rosin gives the best variety of tone qualities to the instrument. Rosin is attached to a cloth. Made in Switzerland.
Available Hardness: Recommended for Violin/Viola: I Recommended for Violin/Viola: II Recommended for Viola/Cello: III Recommended for Cello: IV Recommended for Bass: VI (soft)
Natural: Produced from all-natural ingredients, D'Addario Natural Rosin produces less dust and is suitable for horsehair and synthetic hair.
Light or Dark.
Natural rosin is contained in a soft easy-grip plastic frame. Made in U.S.A.
Kaplan, Artcraft: Made from the original recipe handed down from Ladislav Kaplan. Artcraft
rosin is specially processed to keep rosin dust to a minimum while
providing excellent playing qualities.
Light or Dark.
Artcraft rosin is mounted and stored to a soft flannel cloth and pouch. Made in U.S.A.
Weighted wire encased in a plastic roller, the slide-on-mute easily slides over the bridge when in use and may on the instrument when not in use. This mute is available for violin, viola, cello and string bass
Quality ingredients, exacting formulation, and over 100 years of tradition have earned Millant-Deroux worldwide popularity. The Original "Cat Brand" formula is preferred for its clean, subtle sound. Available in Dark or Light.
Gold and Silver rosin was specifically designed to produce a strong, more aggressive sound of superior quality.
Sartory rosin combines the smooth playing qualities of light rosin with
the robust, sparkling tones of dark rosin. Options: Violin/Viola/Cello: Light, Dark, Gold & Silver, Sartory
Rosin is mounted to a cloth and packaged in a plastic container. Sartory comes in a wooden box.
Soft rubber sphere fits easily over endpin tip and locks in place with three screws. May remain attached when not in use to eliminate the need for a conventional anchor. Will not slip and holds at any angle.
The Lup X Wolf Eliminator features an elegant, inconspicuous form with an attractive brass finish. No rubber used and a defined contact point provides greater effectiveness and less damping. Suspended on the string, easy to mount, minutely adjustable.
CelloPhant® bow accessory instantly positions and supports the fingers of the cello bow hold! The accessory uniquely trains the hand to hold the bow correctly and naturally, through muscle memory, thereby freeing the player to learn and enjoy other elements of string playing.
The various anatomical features of CelloPhant®, such as toenails and legs, allow the cellist to feel reference points, for consistent bow holds from practice to practice. Teachers appreciate the flexible-use design of this accessory, allowing for differences of pronation and thumb placements, depending on their own bow technique and student hand size. The accessory is useful for all hand sizes, age 3 through Adult. CelloPhant® is available in Bright Blue, Concert Black, Classic Grey, and Sparkly Pink. Made in the USA.
Features and Benefits:
Alternate thumb placements for young hands
Adds a touch of weight for fuller tone
Fits all bow sizes
Manufactured of the finest medical grade silicone rubber
No latex allergy concerns
Durable & Dishwasher Safe
Packaged mounted on jumbo Things 4 Strings® pencil
Backpack with your cello in comfort. Back cushion with ample padding and soft-mesh material provide extra comfort and support. Easily and securely attaches to cello case D-rings by velcro straps (requires backpack configuration).