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The Sound Post Ltd. Distributors of Bowed String Instruments & Accessories

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.

Our Latest News

…Updates from The Sound Post Ltd, United Kingdom

It was 20 years ago today…

That The Sound Post Ltd moved from London to Wiltshire. Before we re-located to Heytesbury, the company operated from the Heliport Industrial Estate, Battersea and no, we didn’t arrive in Wiltshire by helicopter. Some vaguely interesting facts: Heytesbury was the home...

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Sprung Springing

Spring is sprunging and it’s the Primavera season. Budding violinists, violists & cellists need look no further than the Primavera range of student instruments. The ideal school instruments for the new and progressing musician. Please do explore the range. VIOLIN...

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The Sound Post Ltd is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the British Violin Making Association. BVMA books are now available to order direct from The Sound Post Ltd. BVMA01 THE BRITISH VIOLIN: 400 YEARS OF VIOLIN MAKING - STANDARD EDITION BVMA02 THE BRITISH...

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