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Violin Viola Cello Bass 2019 Edition

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Welcome to our 2019 Online Catalogue

The Sound Post Ltd United Kingdom. We are trade distributors of the violin family of orchestral bowed string instruments and associated accessories. Suppliers to the United Kingdom music retail sector, we also distribute worldwide and are the exclusive UK distributors for Larsen Strings of Denmark and Chevalets Despiau of France.

Should you wish to find out about availability, try out an instrument or make a purchase then please contact your local music shop and/or chosen online retailer for further details.

Please note: We are wholesale distributors and do not provide retail services. Cover image by Peter Hamilton.

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Student, intermediate and professional violins by Primavera, Eastman Strings, Heritage and Wessex

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Smaller student sizes up to full size violas for the progressing standard up to professional instruments.

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Cello outfits and instruments both for school and college and catering for all levels up to performance standard.

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Double Bass

Upright bass for students in 1/10 to 3/4 up to professional 3/4 size hand finished by Eastman Strings.


Violin, viola, cello and bass bows by Primavera, Rainbow, Westbury, Orchestra, Arco and Marco Raposo


Bowed string instrument cases and bags from Primavera, Westbury, GSJ, Young, Sinfonica, Negri and Orchestra.


Violin, viola, cello and bass strings from Astrea, Corelli, D’Addario, Hill, Jargar, Lenzner, Larsen and Pirastro


Bridges, chinrests, fittings, pegs, rosins, shoulder rests, tailpieces, teaching, wood and general accessories.

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2019 Edition

A copy of our 2019 catalogue should be with most of our trade retail customers by now. If your copy fails to arrive within the next week then please do let us know.

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