The Sound Post Ltd

Specialist Distributors of Bowed String Instruments & Accessories


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.

Please Explore

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.

The Award Winning Supplier

Best Supplier Customer Service as voted by the membership of the Music Industries Association in both 2014 and 2015.


The Sound Post Ltd

Our Latest News

…Updates from The Sound Post Ltd, United Kingdom

Music China: A Double Century

The Wessex Violin Company We are celebrating our 200th Edition from The Wessex Violin Company and will be exhibiting at Music China 2016 in Shanghai this October with a selection of the West Country’s finest, British made, instruments. The first XV Model Violin...

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20% Off Jargar This October

20% Off All Jargar Strings in October Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, subject to stock, offer closes 31st October. Usual terms & conditions apply....

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Full Video: Midsummer Fete

Thank you to all that came along back in June. Here is a video edit of some video and stills from the day with a bass backing track kindly supplied by Henry Willard. Please Enjoy! Posted by Robert...

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


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


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

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.

The Sound Post Ltd

Mayflower Farm, Codford St. Peter, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 0NS UK

T: +44 0 1985 851122

F: +44 0 1985 851188