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The Sound Post Ltd

the sound post heart and soul

Distributors of Bowed String Instruments & Accessories


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Welcome to our 2018 Online Catalogue

The Sound Post Ltd. 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.

Our extensive product range is organised by category so do please explore our online catalogue. 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.

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New from Larsen Strings: A Complementary Balance.

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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.

New from Larsen Strings

Introducing ‘Il Cannone’ for Violin

Larsen Strings Il Cannone® E
Larsen Strings Il Cannone® A
Larsen Strings Il Cannone® D
Larsen Strings Il Cannone® G

Larsen Strings Il Cannone® for Violin. Available now in Medium & Soloist Editions both as packaged sets or as individual strings. See more…

Our Latest News

…Updates from The Sound Post Ltd, United Kingdom

New Additions in Accessories from GÖTZ & LAPELLA

GÖTZ Peg Soap R222. Original GÖTZ Peg Soap for String Instruments suited for violin, viola, cello. GÖTZ Endpin Rest Walnut CA220 Premium Cello Endpin Rest. End pin rest diamter 10 cm/End pin height 1.7 cm. Walnut/magnetic centre. GÖTZ Endpin Rest Guibourtia CA220...

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We Have Moved!

As of Monday 4th June our new business address will be:  The Sound Post Limited, Jocelyn House, 2d Newopaul Way, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 8RY, United Kingdom. All the other contact details remain the same.

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New Pirastro Perpetual for Violin

New from Pirastro Strings - Perpetual for Violin Featuring the E in two thicknesses and the A in Synthetic/Alum or Steel/Chrome. New Perpetual delivers a more focussed sound with a warmer A and brighter G. 31A1-21 E Platinum Removable Ball End 26 Envelope 31A1-31 E...

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The Sound Post Limited, Jocelyn House, 2d Newopaul Way, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 8RY, UK. Registered in England No. 03100243.

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