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.
A workshop made viola of Czech origin. Two piece back and medium figure. Golden varnish on a lighter ground and gently antiqued. Set up in our workshop with Dominant strings.
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.
A workshop made viola of Czech origin. Crafted to Forsyth specifications in Luby and set up by our resident luthier in Manchester.
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
finely wound and polished, handmade gut strings brilliant sound a wide range of sound colors
The traditional gut core string finely wound and polished, handmade gut strings warm, round and complex sound
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.
The All-round Synthetic Core String modern synthetic core strings warm and brilliant sound big and powerful tone excellent response
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.
The Gold strings are manufactured, wound and polished in the traditional way; by hand. A- and D-strings have a ball-end. G- and C-strings have a knot.
The Soloists' Choice modern synthetic core strings powerful and brilliant sound excellent response absolutely insensitive to variations in temperature and humidity suitable also for electric or electrically-amplyfied violas
Premium quality synthetic core strings for the discerning player.
nylon core strings clear and very brilliant sound easy response
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
The attractively priced nylon string nylon core strings soft and round sound big tone volume very easy response attractively priced
Jargar strings have been a long time favourite for violists possessing a powerful and robust tone. Available in soft/dolce, medium and hard/forte. Chrome on a steel core.
Corelli Crystal strings have a synthetic core which provides a warm, gut like tone and stability in changing climates.
The DOMINANT string is a highly flexible, multi- strand synthetic core string for tonal warmth and feel of gut and is impervious to changes in humidity, allowing for stable intonation and long life. The sound is soft, clear and rich in overtones. Widely recognized as “the reference standard”.
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/
Helicore viola 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.
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
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.
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...
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!