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The Sound Post Ltd

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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


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.

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…

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…Updates from The Sound Post Ltd, United Kingdom

New Larsen Virtuoso® for Viola

If something works then why change it? Since its original launch back in 1995, the Larsen Original A has become almost the default choice for violists. The new D, G and C, have been built upon the firm foundations of the tried and trusted A. Finding a balance of...

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New In: Glasser Carbon Composite Violin

VI050 –4/4 Oxblood dark red with carbon weave. Further options/sizes to order. Violin only with Larsen Strings and Glasser fittings. 0.45 kg. Supplied fitted with Larsen Strings Original violin set. Fitted with Planetary pegs by Glasser. Internally geared precision...

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