Strings

Stringed Instruments at Forsyth Music Shop, Manchester

Our extensive range of stringed instruments now have their own climate controlled show room in our historic Manchester city centre store, est. 1857. Violins, Violas, Cellos, Double Basses and everything else that falls within the string family can be tried in there. We also stock a wide rang...

Stringed Instruments at Forsyth Music Shop, Manchester

Our extensive range of stringed instruments now have their own climate controlled show room in our historic Manchester city centre store, est. 1857. Violins, Violas, Cellos, Double Basses and everything else that falls within the string family can be tried in there. We also stock a wide range of electric stringed instruments. The department is managed by string enthusiasts who take great pleasure in sourcing the best instruments and helping customers to select the instrument that suits their playing style, budget and ability, from complete beginners to professionals.

We frequently find beautiful antiques and way out modern pieces and we love to try them out and format our own opinions on them. If you are a strings enthusiast, why not pop in regularly to see what we have found? We are always happy to talk instruments with like-minded people.

Accessories

Bows and strings, cases and rests, roisin and stands, you'll find a full range of accessories for your instrument here at Forsyth.

Set-up and Repair

The strings repair department can also discuss all aspects of repairing or upgrading your instrument, including righting soundposts, bow rehairs and full restoration. Call us on 0161 956 2052 ext 606 for advice.

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  • £ 185.00

    The Stentor Student II violin is recommended by teachers and music services for its quality and reliability. These violins will be set up by our in house luthier.

    £ 185.00
  • £ 129.00

    The Stentor Student I is the ideal entry-level student violin outfit for students up to middle grades. This is an instrument that offers reliable, consistent performance and good tone, enhancing the learning process for the student. These violins will be set up by our in house luthier.

    £ 129.00
  • £ 553.00

    The Stentor Student I is an ideal first cello for students up to middle grades. This is an instrument that offers reliable, consistent performance and good tone, enhancing the learning process for the student. These cellos will be set up by our in house luthier.

    £ 553.00
  • £ 585.00

    A factory made cello of Chinese origin. Manufactured to Forsyth specifications in Beijing and set up by our resident luthier in Manchester. A padded case and bow are included.

    £ 585.00
  • £ 585.00

    A factory made cello of Chinese origin. Manufactured to Forsyth specifications in Beijing and set up by our resident luthier in Manchester. A padded case and bow are included.

    £ 585.00
  • £ 2,999.00

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

    £ 2,999.00
  • £ 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
  • £ 27.70

    The main part of the shoulder rest is made of comfortable rubber, untop of that the aluminum plating wich makes it possible for the player to shape the rest to their own shape and allowing them to play with their own ergonomics. Delivered with this rest are two plastic spacing tubes wich allow the arms to be stable when put into the highest position.

    £ 27.70
  • £ 31.95

    The main part of the shoulder rest is made of comfortable rubber, untop of that the aluminum plating wich makes it possible for the player to shape the rest to their own shape and allowing them to play with their own ergonomics. Delivered with this rest are two plastic spacing tubes wich allow the arms to be stable when put into the highest position.

    £ 31.95
  • £ 5.15

    Heavy rubber mute by Ultra USA The Ultra Heavy Rubber Practice Mute for strings provides a high level of muting while preserving more tone quality than the metal variety.It greatly reduces volume for apartment and late night practicing.This five-prong design mute is lightweight and very safe to use as it won't mark your instrument.

    £ 5.15
  • £ 4.10

    Choose from Violin and Viola, Cello and Double Bass A wolf tone, or simply a "wolf", is a noise that is produced when a note played on a stringed instrument matches the natural resonating frequency of the instrument, producing a tone that is loud and harsh, and basically unwelcomed by most musicians.

    £ 4.10
  • £ 16.25

      Dampit Humidifier from Stentor Long established and popular humidifying aid Offers protection against cracking and warping. A perforated rubber hose (containing a water absorbing sponge core) is inserted through the instrument Includes a humidity level card which indicates when the dampit should be used Recommended by many leading orchestral players

    £ 16.25
  • £ 8.00

    Hill Peg Paste is a unqiue composition created for the W.E.Hill and Sons workshops designed to ease sticking pegs. Soft composition supplied in a twistable cylinder.  

    £ 8.00
  • £ 7.94

    The well loved orchestral brand Hidersine offer all the needed accessories for your orchestral instrument. Teka pattern viola rest in black

    £ 7.94
  • £ 4.00

    Based upon the original rosin recipes from Dr F Hider, Hidersine rosin uses a careful blend of waxes and timber resins to create a rosin that is easily ''keyed'' and kind to the bow. Violin Rosin on traditional cloth. Made in England. Large Size (26grams). Amber Colour. Presented in a protective metal case Designed for optimum use with Violin or Viola. 

    £ 4.00
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