Our string room is the perfect place to try our range of violas, including new models by Kirschnek, Forsyth and Stentor, as well as an evolving range of second hand and antique instruments. With a range rivalling most specialist string retailer, why not call in and have a play. If you are interested in a specific instrument, gi...
Our string room is the perfect place to try our range of violas, including new models by Kirschnek, Forsyth and Stentor, as well as an evolving range of second hand and antique instruments. With a range rivalling most specialist string retailer, why not call in and have a play. If you are interested in a specific instrument, give us a call before you come and we can have it all ready to go. We also stock a wide range of bows, cases and other viola accessories. For more information call our expert instrument sales staff on 0161 834 3281 ext.606.
A workshop made viola of German origin, c1900. Two piece back with a gentle figure, light red varnish over a golden ground. Peg holes have been bushed but otherwise in a very good condition with no cracks or repairs. Set up in our workshop with Dominant strings.
Made in Luby, Czech Rep for Forsyths. Handmade from European tonewoods and spirit varnish. This is a new instrument but one we've had around the workshop for a while with a couple of marks on it.
A workshop made viola of German origin, c1900. Two piece back of tight figure , golden varnish. A fairly short string length that would suit a player with small finger span. Some wear to the varnish consistant with its age but no repairs or issues. Set up in our workshop with Obligato strings.
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...
Violin / Viola Stand by Hercules http://www.herculesstands.com/about.html
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.
Gut core string A string wound in aluminium D wound in gold/alumiuim G wound in gold/silver C wound in tungsten A warm but powerful and complex string
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.
Gut core string A string wound in aluminium D string wound in silver/alumium G and C string wound in silver A warm and sweet sounding string
Synthetic core D, G and C string Chrome wound steel A string Silver wound D and G string Tungsten wound C string A warm but powerful sound ideal for soloists
Synthetic core string Aluminium wound A Silver wound D and G Tungsten/silver wound C string Warm and full sounding with rich harmonic content
Synthetic core string aluminium wound D, silver wound G and C Solid steel A string with stainless steel winding Warm and clear sound
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
Synthetic core strings Aluminium wound A and D Silver wound G amd C Warm, full sound Suits most instruments and styles
Steel core string Chrome wound (silver option on G and C strings) Available in soft, medium and strong gauge Powerful sounding with lots of volume Professional grade
Rope (stranded steel) core string Aluminium winding on the A, Titanium D, Silve G, Tungsten C Powerful and focused tone Available for long scale instruments
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/
Synthetic core string A and D wound in aluminium G and C wound in Silver Warm sounding and low tension
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.
The well loved orchestral brand Hidersine offer all the needed accessories for your orchestral instrument. Teka pattern viola rest in black
Manufactured using the original recipe handed down from Ladislav Kaplan. Packaged in a reusable soft flannel pouch. Light and Dark rosin options available. Light or dark rosin Packaged in a flannel pouch Low dust Formulated using the original Kaplan recipe handed down from Ladislav Kaplan Designed and manufactured in the USA
Carbon steel string with bronze alloy winding Warm sounding for a student grade metal string Well suited to student instruments
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.
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!
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.