The Thomastik-Infeld RONDO Experience® NO.RO41XP is a very vibrant string and offers an exceptional amount of sparkle and overtone richness compared to the regular NO.RO41. It reacts even faster to bowing impulses from the right hand and at the same time produces a clear, distinct sound with minimum effort from the left hand.
The string has 700g less string tension, but it is exceptionally powerful and creates a very compact sound despite a broad range of tonal colors, unlike other softer strings. However, unlike the standard RO41, the sound density of the RO41XP is lower. Even though it feels softer (than the NO.RO41), it offers a nice resistance. Compared to the NO.RO41, the NO.RO41XP is more sensitive to bow pressure and bowing speed, offering a higher capacity for modulation. Due to its forgiving character, the NO.RO41XP maintains contact close to the bridge very reliably even when the bow pressure is insufficient.
Due to its even faster response (see NO.RO41), the Thomastik-Infeld RONDO Experience® NO.RO41XP allows impulsive interpretations and new playing experiences as a result.
If the instrument itself already has a high sound density or needs relief, we recommend NR.RO41XP.
If the instrument needs more focus and contour, you need NR.RO41.