Folk & Acoustic Musical Instrument Specialists


Try the instruments for yourself! We keep a huge and varied stock of new and secondhand instruments.

TABLA

   
Definition: (or tabla-bayan) - NB Indian: an asymmetrical pair of small, tuned hand played drums (of the kettle-drum type) of north and central India, Pakistan and Bangladesh; the tabla drum is of wood, the Bayan of metal.

Read the full World & Folk Drums FAQ Page.

SCARLATTI FREE REED INSTRUMENTS

Economical and reliable accordions from China
View our full range of products by Scarlatti
China has been making melodeons since at least 1980. Our Scarlatti brand has two separate sources - the Scarlatti starter models look somewhat similar to the Hohner Erica model, but not as well finished. The new series of Rosso, Nero and Woods are made in a new workshop set up a few years back and we were impressed when we met t...read more