Our ‘Forsyth’ cellos are made to our specifications in the Czech Republic and China, and set up in store when they arrive with us. The Chinese models are excellent value for money, and we supply these to the junior string project at Royal Northern College of Music. The Czech models are...
Our ‘Forsyth’ cellos are made to our specifications in the Czech Republic and China, and set up in store when they arrive with us. The Chinese models are excellent value for money, and we supply these to the junior string project at Royal Northern College of Music. The Czech models are aimed at the advanced amateur and semi pro player, and are beautiful hand crafted instruments.
Also in stock are examples of new and antique handmade instruments. Why not pay us a visit in our historic music store in the heart of Manchester, est. 1857 to try the instruments we have in stock.
If you can't find what you are looking for call our Instrument Department on 0161 834 3281 ext 222
Made in Germany. Fine selected spruce top and Bosnian Sycamore back and sides. Hand varnished in spirit varnish.
Made in Germany. Well played but no structural issues. Comes with old case.
Handmade to the Eastman Strings facotry in Bejing. Spirit varnish. Upgraded in our workshop with Jarger strings.
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Made in Germany. Weights 3.9kg. Custom fit suspension system. We have a white one of these that we've been using in the shop as a demo case and is now for sale at the special price of £599 - it has some marks and scuffs on it. We can order in a brand new one for £775 if you prefer.
Forsyth recommends! These fantastic cellos punch well above their weight! A strong sounding student cello for vey little money! Solid spruce/maple construction Ebony fingerboard and fittings Set up by Forsyth's violin tech Comes with padded cover and carbonite bow
The Stentor Student II cello is the recommended student cello outfit. It is ideal for a student who is looking to learn or expand their cello skills, with a quality instrument which will give them the depth of sound needed to develop. These cellos will be set up by our in house luthier.
Pernambuco 4/4 cello bow. Silver mountings. Silver lapping.
Carbon weave shell. Weighs 3.75kg. Movable internal pacded blocks.
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.
Carbon diamond weave 4/4 cello bow. Kevlar core. Silver medal horse hair. Medium/light weight.
Polycarbonate shell. Weights 4.6kg. Padded suspension system.
With it's unique 'Liteflite' double moulded construction, this cello case is everything a cello needs for ultimate protection. Strong, rigid, tough and lightweight - only 6.7kg! with WHEELS! The cello case includes 2 bow holders in the lid and 2 heavy duty carrying straps. Finished with a burgundy crushed velour interior.
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
Composite stick cello bow. Half mounted ebony frog. Nickel silver lapping.
Hercules stands have the three features musicians need most — Innovation, Stability and Solidness.
Synthetic core D, G, and C string Solid steel A with chrome winding Chrome steel wound D Tungsten wound C Warm and full sound with rich harmonic content
Gut core string Aluminium wound A string Silver/aluminium wound D string Silver wound C string A warm and sweet sound with low playing tension
Solid steel A and D strings Rope core G and C strings Tungsten wound G and C strings
steel strings brilliant sound warm core tone short decay very quick response
Steel core string Stainless steel wound A and D Tungsten steel wound G and C Warm yet powerful and clear sound
Solid steel A and D strings wound in chrome Rope (stranded steel) G and C wound in tungsten A loud and powerful string perfect for soloists
Synthetic core string Chrome wound A, D and G Silver wound 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
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
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/
The Stoppin was designed by cellist, Sean Grissom, especially for Super-Sensitive® to stop the endpin of the cello or bass from slipping on the floor.
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.