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.
Helicore violin strings are crafted with a multi-stranded steel core, resulting in optimal playability while producing a clear, warm tone. The smaller string diameter provides quick bow response. Premium quality materials combined with skilled workmanship produces strings known for excellent pitch stability and longevity.
100 percent Italian designed, Italian made, and hand packaged at the source. Tolerances are completely controlled accross the entire length of the string, so a more uniform feel and a balanced tone. Using the finest materials means that Dogal strings can produce the same amount of tone, with a lower tension. This means less stress on your precious...
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.
Prazision Solid Steel Core 4/4 Violin Strings offer a brilliant, robust tone with a solid steel core. Precision strings are ideal for practicing players that are looking for a solid string at a reasonable price that will provide tone for the long life of the string.
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.
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!
Corelli Crystal strings have a synthetic core which provides a warm, gut like tone and stability in changing climates.
Corelli Alliance strings have a composite core. This provides gut like tone with long playing life. Corelli was the first to introduce a composite core string. The composite core material does not lose tension like synthetic core strings.
Designed for optimum use with Violin or Viola Violin Rosin presented in a handy box ideal for the student or frequent traveller. Made in England. Small Size (10grams). Amber Colour. 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.
Individual strings - with warm sounds, particularly suitable for beginners.