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Instrument Sales at Forsyths Music Shop, Manchester

Forsyth is the complete musical instrument store, with over 150 years experience finding the right instrument for musicians of all standards. Whether you are looking for folk instruments, stringed instruments, woodwind, brass, percussion, standard or electric models, new or pre-owned, we stock ...

Instrument Sales at Forsyths Music Shop, Manchester

Forsyth is the complete musical instrument store, with over 150 years experience finding the right instrument for musicians of all standards. Whether you are looking for folk instruments, stringed instruments, woodwind, brass, percussion, standard or electric models, new or pre-owned, we stock the broadest range of instruments and musical accessories in the North West and now serve the UK and beyond via our comprehensive online store.

Renovated Instrument Department 

Our instrument department has been getting a facelift recently. Come along and see how we are getting on and try some fantastic instruments at the same time. We have restored the original Victorian ceiling, repaced the carpet and are now opening up more display space to give you even more choice when you vist us.

Instrument Repairs

If you are having instrument problems, our on site technicians can help from basic set ups to full restoration. Contact the instrument department via the Ask a Question button or call 0161 956 2052 ext. 606.

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  • £ 1,730.00 £ 222,800.00
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    From the Yamaha professional series, the YTR6335 has a medium-weight for a perfect all-around playability. They're at home in any setting, from studio to big band, concert band, chamber group, or orchestra. The 6335 is ideal for those who need versatility in their horn, who are looking for an instrument that will play and sound just right in any group or...

    £ 1,730.00 £ 222,800.00
  • £ 5,070.00 £ 5,759.00

    Developed in close cooperation with baritone sax players in the UK such as Lee Badau and Mark Brown. The result of such collaboration is a very free blowing baritone saxophone with rich tonal characteristics and a sound which simply blows you away!

    £ 5,070.00 £ 5,759.00
    Reduced price!
  • £ 3,855.00 £ 4,860.00
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    One of the most popular professional alto saxes, perfect for classical or jazz with a very harmonically rich sound.

    £ 3,855.00 £ 4,860.00
  • £ 4,345.00

    In solid Sterling silver, this flute obtains a wide sound with a darker colouring than other Altus instruments. Because of the modulation capacity of the sound, the notes’ carrying capacity and its dynamic range, the Altus 1107 is particularly suitable for the gifted and ambitious flutist.

    £ 4,345.00
  • £ 3,900.00

    Completely handmade In France by Buffet's master craftsmen, the R13 Prestige is the best 'R13' modern clarinet available today. Buffet uses only the best quality grenadilla wood, leaving it unstained and in its natural state. They add a left hand Eb lever and upgrade the clarinet to the GoreTex professional pads.

    £ 3,900.00
  • £ 3,825.00

    From the Miyazawa Sterling Silver series, the 402 is a handmade flute with all 925 silver headjoint, body, footjoint, and key mechanism. An open hole version with French style pointed key arms. Drawn Toneholes and Brogger System (the Brögger System features an innovative pinless mechanism allowing precise adjustments and balance of the spring tension of...

    £ 3,825.00
  • £ 3,825.00

    Please note that the photograph is of an Open Hole verison of this flute. From the Miyazawa Sterling Silver series, the 402 is a handmade flute with all 925 silver headjoint, body, footjoint, and key mechanism. A closed hole version with French style pointed key arms. Drawn Toneholes and Brogger System.... 

    £ 3,825.00
  • £ 3,150.00 £ 3,813.00
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    The sax of choice for many of the world's top pros, this versatile tenor sax has a highly expressive tone and extremely accurate intonation.

    £ 3,150.00 £ 3,813.00
  • £ 3,091.00 £ 3,434.00
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    More focused and intense than the popular Sovereign cornet, the Prestige has a wonderful array of tones and harks bac kto the models of the 70s and 80s.

    £ 3,091.00 £ 3,434.00
  • £ 2,650.00 £ 3,416.00
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    With a large bore and yellow brass bell, this high spec clear lacquer finish cornet produces a deep tone for the intermediate to advanced player.

    £ 2,650.00 £ 3,416.00
  • £ 3,049.00

    Raw by name, raw by nature - creating a fantastic tone to suit many styles. Designed and setup in the UK.

    £ 3,049.00
  • £ 2,375.00 £ 2,999.00
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    This baritone saxophone from Trevor James is an excellent quality and beautifully sounding instrument. It is free blowing and produces rich tonal characteristics with a very strong sound.  The ‘The Horn’ Revolution II saxophone model remains at the quality end of the student saxophone market but with a significant ‘Performance’ advantage due in part to...

    £ 2,375.00 £ 2,999.00
  • £ 2,650.00 £ 2,930.00
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    A top quality professional clarinet made from carefully selected Grenadilla wood. With excellent tuning stability, a round and sweet tone, this easy blowing clarinet has a very fast response and has a consistent tone across registers.

    £ 2,650.00 £ 2,930.00
  • £ 2,175.00 £ 2,849.00
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    A shop soiled YTR8335 trumpet with a dent on the bell, still sounds excellent at a discounted price.

    £ 2,175.00 £ 2,849.00
  • £ 2,385.00 £ 2,804.54
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    With a hand hammered gold brass bell, this vibrant cornet has a deep full sound perfect for brass bands and soloists alike.

    £ 2,385.00 £ 2,804.54
  • £ 2,525.00 £ 2,707.00
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    The legendary choice of professionals From the Buffet Professional series, the R13 clarinet is a historic professional model, handmade in France, that is still loved the world over by musicians including members of the New York Philharmonic. It is noted for its rich & focussed tone, beautiful intonation and responsiveness.    

    £ 2,525.00 £ 2,707.00
  • £ 2,695.00 £ 2,700.00

    Please note that the photograph is of a PB202 Open Hole instrument.   From the Miyazawa Sterling Silver series, the 202 is a handmade flute with 925 silver headjoint, silver plated body, footjoint and key mechanism. Plateau holes with French style pointed key arms, drawn toneholes , partial Brögger system and pinless left-hand mechanism.

    £ 2,695.00 £ 2,700.00
    Reduced price!
  • £ 2,495.00 £ 2,699.00
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    Altus Artist flutes offer the exceptional hand craftsmanship, tonal colour and playability of Altus Professional flutes. The ALTUS 907 is a highly popular flute among advanced players. Due to its increased silver content, the 958 Britannia silver headjoint lends this instrument richer harmonics and, thus, expands the musician’s range of tonal expression.

    £ 2,495.00 £ 2,699.00
  • £ 2,495.00 £ 2,699.00
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    Altus Artist flutes offer the exceptional hand craftsmanship, tonal colour and playability of Altus Professional flutes. The ALTUS 907 is a highly popular flute among advanced players. Due to its increased silver content, the 958 Britannia silver headjoint lends this instrument richer harmonics and, thus, expands the musician’s range of tonal expression.

    £ 2,495.00 £ 2,699.00
  • £ 2,419.00 £ 2,688.66
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    With a hand hammered gold brass bell, this vibrant cornet has a deep full sound perfect for brass bands and soloists alike.

    £ 2,419.00 £ 2,688.66
  • £ 2,200.00 £ 2,688.00
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    With a hand hammered gold brass bell, a sherpherd's crook, and 3 top sprung hand lapped monel pistons, this cornet is a fantastic model for amateurs and professionals alike. Please note this cornet has some small cuffs along the bell as shown in the fist video.

    £ 2,200.00 £ 2,688.00
  • £ 2,095.00 £ 2,512.00
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    The Yamaha 62 has always been the sax of choice for many of the world's top pros. Offering surprising value for the price, and amazing flexibility (it can be used for virtually any musical genre) it is characterised by a highly expressive tone, comfortable playability and extremely accurate intonation.

    £ 2,095.00 £ 2,512.00
  • £ 2,500.00

    Made in Germany. Well played but no structural issues. Comes with old case.

    £ 2,500.00
  • £ 2,425.00

    Intermediate model with the English Thumbplate System, designed for the keen student player. This instrument easily meets the needs of playing up to Grade 8 and beyond. The S20 is light in weight and thus suitable for accomplished young players. It includes certain key features, such as semi-automatic octaves, which are essential for playing at an...

    £ 2,425.00
  • £ 2,100.00 £ 2,249.00
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    The ALTUS Basic Model 807 is an elegant and very durable flute. Equipped with everything the advanced musician expects, this instrument captivates with its excellent qualities of sound and its exquisitely intoned ALTUS scale.

    £ 2,100.00 £ 2,249.00
  • £ 2,099.00

    This is a 3/4 size student Double Bass from Gewa, a long established German instrument manufacturer. This instrument is setup in shop - therefore shipping is complicated! Please contact for shipping options.

    £ 2,099.00
  • £ 2,095.00

    Handmade flute with 925 silver lip plate, riser and barrel, silver plated body, footjoint and key mechanism. Open / closed hole options with French style pointed key arms, drawn toneholes and pinless left-hand mechanism . Traditional Miyazawa case.

    £ 2,095.00
  • £ 1,869.00 £ 2,025.00
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    An intermediate level soprano saxophone with a punchy and powerful tone. Based on the original Horn design from 1988 with a champagne gold frost finish.

    £ 1,869.00 £ 2,025.00
  • £ 1,999.00

    The Trevor James alto flutes are extremely popular with flute players or doubling musicians.  Extremely free blowing headjoints, these alto flutes are easy and wonderful to play.

    £ 1,999.00
  • £ 1,825.00 £ 1,995.00
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    Manufactured in Buffet's German workshop, this Oboe features a new plateau key design, more ergonomic placement of spatulas and plateau keys and octave pips in German nickel silver. An excellent beginner to intermediate oboe.

    £ 1,825.00 £ 1,995.00
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