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Instrument Sales at Forsyths Music Shop, Manchester

Forsyth is the complete musical instrument store, with over 150 years experience finding the right instrument for musicians of all standards. Whether you are looking for folk instruments, stringed instruments, woodwind, brass, percussion, standard or electric models, new or pre-owned, we stock ...

Instrument Sales at Forsyths Music Shop, Manchester

Forsyth is the complete musical instrument store, with over 150 years experience finding the right instrument for musicians of all standards. Whether you are looking for folk instruments, stringed instruments, woodwind, brass, percussion, standard or electric models, new or pre-owned, we stock the broadest range of instruments and musical accessories in the North West and now serve the UK and beyond via our comprehensive online store.

Renovated Instrument Department 

Our instrument department has been getting a facelift recently. Come along and see how we are getting on and try some fantastic instruments at the same time. We have restored the original Victorian ceiling, repaced the carpet and are now opening up more display space to give you even more choice when you vist us.

Instrument Repairs

If you are having instrument problems, our on site technicians can help from basic set ups to full restoration. Contact the instrument department via the Ask a Question button or call 0161 956 2052 ext. 606.

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  • £ 1,299.00 £ 1,758.00

    Perfect starter instrument: light weight and ergonomically shaped Perfect intonation (tuning) Smooth key work Designed to support beginner players in every way Great sound from the get-go Comes with mouthpiece and case For full description see below.

    £ 1,299.00 £ 1,758.00
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  • £ 1,400.00
  • £ 1,579.00 £ 1,679.00

    Using the hand built professional Signature Custom models as the template, the new SR instruments have taken on many of the mechanism and crook features that were previously only available to professional players. Therefore it is a very free blowing tenor saxophone with rich tonal characteristics. 

    £ 1,579.00 £ 1,679.00
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  • £ 1,555.00 £ 1,630.00

    Using the hand built professional Signature Custom models as the template, the new SR instruments have taken on many of the mechanism and crook features that were previously only available to professional players. Therefore it is a very free blowing alto saxophones with rich tonal characteristics.  This is a silver plated model.

    £ 1,555.00 £ 1,630.00
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  • £ 1,350.00

    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.

    £ 1,350.00
  • £ 1,599.00

    The Trevor James alto flutes are extremely popular with flute players or doubling musicians.  Extremely free blowing headjoints, these alto flutes are easy and wonderful to play.

    £ 1,599.00
  • The Stentor Student II double bass is made to a high standard and offers good playability. It is carved from solid tonewoods with a solid spruce front and maple back and sides and is ideal for student players. It comes with a padded cover, accessory pockets and a good quality wood bow. This instrument is setup in shop - therefore shipping is complicated!...

  • £ 1,330.00

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    £ 1,330.00
  • £ 1,575.00

    The Howarth S10 student oboe is recommended by leading teachers and chosen by Education Authorities and Music Services throughout the U.K. The design specification includes close finger spacing for the smaller hand and the instrument is light in weight for ease of handling.  The S10 weighs only 0.54 kg. In order to help younger players, the S10 is an all...

    £ 1,575.00
  • £ 1,245.00 £ 1,544.00
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    Yamaha YAH-203 Student Tenor Horn — from the Yamaha standard series. Easy to play, with excellent intonation. The conical bore produces a mellow, rounded tone, particularly in the middle of the range. Solid and reliably built -  for those looking for a powerful platform on which to begin a long musical career, or for hobbyists serious about their playing.

    £ 1,245.00 £ 1,544.00
  • £ 1,439.00 £ 1,521.00

    An excellent first performance clarinet The E13 was developed for players who are preparing for a career as a professional musician and whose technical ability has exceeded the quality of their first student instrument. Made entirely in tactile grenadilla wood for the finest most balanced sound projection, these clarinets are the perfect step between...

    £ 1,439.00 £ 1,521.00
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  • £ 1,250.00 £ 1,486.00

    A favourite of professional musicians, the YPC-62 can be found in many top orchestras. Characterised by excellent intonation and playability. It gets its warm full tone from the carefully selected and seasoned grenadilla head joint and body.

    £ 1,250.00 £ 1,486.00
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  • £ 1,355.00 £ 1,469.00

    Using the hand built professional Signature Custom models as the template, the new SR instruments have taken on many of the mechanism and crook features that were previously only available to professional players. Therefore it is a very free blowing alto saxophones with rich tonal characteristics.  This model has a black nickel plated body with gold...

    £ 1,355.00 £ 1,469.00
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  • £ 1,399.00

    The Virtuoso flute is designed for the serious flute player who requires a colourful, deep timbre with a wide tonal range.  As standard they have 925 silver headjoint, body and footjoint tube with silver-plated French style pointed key arm mechanism.  This model also has a 9K gold riser headjoint.

    £ 1,399.00
  • £ 999.00 £ 1,350.00

    Introduced in 2011 to replace the YTR1335.  This is an all round instrument which anyone can play. Classed as an intermediate trumpet, it shares many characteristics of Yamaha's professional models. The YTR5335G is a free blowing trumpet with a warm solid sound and accurate intonation.

    £ 999.00 £ 1,350.00
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  • £ 1,279.00 £ 1,340.00

    Using the hand built professional Signature Custom models as the template, the new SR instruments have taken on many of the mechanism and crook features that were previously only available to professional players. Therefore it is a very free blowing alto saxophones with rich tonal characteristics. 

    £ 1,279.00 £ 1,340.00
    Reduced price!
  • £ 1,099.00 £ 1,304.00

    A serious clarinet on a budget, this is an entry-level pro clarinet Fast response Great intonation Specifications of the bell, barrel, toneholes and other aspects are close to those on Yamaha's top custom models, like the SEV Many parts handcrafted and hand finished Made from unstained grendilla wood Comes with case and other accessories For more details...

    £ 1,099.00 £ 1,304.00
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  • £ 999.00 £ 1,279.00
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    Eb Tenor Horn with bright silver plating finish Part of the Renaissance brass range - a Trevor James range designed by professional brass player David Holt over a period of three years  Features new Trevor James acoustic bell brace Manufacturer with over 25 years' experience in instrument design and production Comes with case and mouthpiece For full...

    £ 999.00 £ 1,279.00
  • £ 1,275.00

    'Andreas Zeller' double basses are made in Romania to Stentor specifications. They represent outstanding value. All instruments feature carved solid spruce top, maple back, sides and neck, amber gold varnish, ebony fingerboard and tailpiece and full plate machines. This instrument is setup in shop - therefore shipping is complicated! Please contact for...

    £ 1,275.00
  • £ 1,199.00

    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.  

    £ 1,199.00
  • £ 895.00 £ 1,164.00

    Yamaha 300 Series flutes are intermediate instruments at a very affordable price.  This YFL312 has a precious metal (solid silver) headjoint, and a nickel silver body and foot for a dark warm tone.

    £ 895.00 £ 1,164.00
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  • £ 1,159.00

    The ideal ‘Step-up’ or 'Upgrade' flute for the established flute player who wishes to add a precious metal element on to their instrument to fully explore the vast tonal possibilities.  The TJ Cantabile flute has 925 silver headjoint, silver-plated body, footjoint tube and silver-plated French style pointed key arm mechanism and two headjoint crowns.    

    £ 1,159.00
  • £ 1,149.00

    Individually hand-built using traditional materials & “Old World” craftsmanship. Solid Spruce Top, Solid Maple back & sides. Ebony fingerboard & adjustable ebony bridge. F-style body.

    £ 1,149.00
  • £ 985.00 £ 1,102.00

    Setting new standards for young musicians The E12 is a new student model from Buffet.  Ease of play, reliability, and accurate tuning are the main characteristics of this clarinet, made from unstained grenadilla with a laquer coat. Based upon the designs of the professional models it is manufactured and assembled by the Buffet professional teams in France...

    £ 985.00 £ 1,102.00
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  • £ 900.00

    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.

    £ 900.00
  • £ 1,062.00

    The YAS280 saxophones offer a perfect start because it is designed with the young beginner in mind. Relatively light-weight and ergonomically shaped, they are easy to hold and to play. The intonation is perfect, and it is easy to get a great sound.  A redesigned neck receiver promotes a quick response and ease of play while also increasing the durability...

    £ 1,062.00
  • £ 949.00 £ 1,049.00

    New Trevor James alto sax in champagne gold frost finish. The Horn 88 remains true to the design concepts of the original TJ 1990 horn with some added visual and performance twists. It has been created as a celebration of the 25year anniversary of the original Trevor James saxophone production concept in 1988. Trevor James 'Horn 88"

    £ 949.00 £ 1,049.00
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  • £ 1,000.00 £ 1,043.46

    Excellent entry level horn Good intonation 8" yellow brass bell Comes with soft compact style case, valve oil and cleaning cloth .466" bore

    £ 1,000.00 £ 1,043.46
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  • £ 999.00 £ 1,036.71
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    The Cantabile is the ideal ‘Step-up’ flute for the established flute player who wishes to fully explore the vast tonal possibilities by adding a precious metal element on to their instrument.  This one off special comes with a wooden head joint instead of the standard silver headjoint. Open hole version available - please enquire for details

    £ 999.00 £ 1,036.71
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