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...
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.
Bows and strings, cases and rests, roisin and stands, you'll find a full range of accessories for your instrument here at Forsyth.
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.
An essential for double bass players, the Petz double bass rosin comes in a plastic container. Easily accessible yet securely sealed for protection. No 2 and No 3 available
For Violin, Viola and Cello The Band is an instant-fit pick-up which Velcro’s to itself around the the body of the instrument. http://www.headwaymusicaudio.com/product/the-band-viola
For violin and viola. The practical, uncomplicated design of the Kun Original shoulder rest is based on their earliest handmade model. This rest is adjustable in three directions, and the end members are fitted with a patented locking device to ensure that it will not fully rotate to touch the instrument. The Kun Original has remained the favourite of...
Based on the Kun Original, the innovative Kun Collapsible has "feet" that fold down for easy carrying and storage, and incorporate Kun's patented locking device to limit rotation.
The Roth Sihon Mute slides up to your instruments bridge when needed and down towards the tailpiece when not in use.Product Description:o Made of metal wire and transparent rubber. o Slides on the middle strings between the tailpiece and the bridge. o Ingenious Design helps to dampen and sometimes eliminate, wolf tones!
Exacting research and development has perfected Ultra Formulation Supreme rosin. World famous for its low powdering and smooth, easy bowing.
Innovation, Stability and Solidness. The three main factors driving Hercules to bring the best instrument stands to the market.
Hercules stands have the three features musicians need most — Innovation, Stability and Solidness.
Violin / Viola Stand by Hercules http://www.herculesstands.com/about.html
Attractive wood base Auto Grip System yoke safely and securely holds your instrument Specially Formulated Foamcompletely covers the yoke Fits 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 3/4, 7/8, 4/4 size violins and 12-17” violas
Violin Chin Rest in Ebony by Gewa
Violin Chin Rest, teka model by Gewa
EVEREST shoulder rests are designed in the USA and manufactured with the finest material and workmanship. They were designed by a John's Hopkins' biomedical engineer to overcome the many shortcomings of existing traditional shoulder rests. This standard EVEREST Shoulder Rest is their most popular model, fits 4/4 size violin and adjustable to 3/4 size.
EVEREST shoulder rests are designed in the USA and manufactured with the finest material and workmanship. They were designed by a John's Hopkins' biomedical engineer to overcome the many shortcomings of existing traditional shoulder rests. Adjustable to fit all 15" ~ 16.5" violas.
Pirastro have develop their own specific rosins and designed them according the technical requirements of their different string lines. Each different rosin is named after the brand names of the violin and viola string lines. http://www.pirastro.com/public_pirastro/pages/en/Rosin/