Folk & Acoustic Musical Instrument Specialists


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

PIPA

   
Definition: 4 stringed guitar-like plucked instrument from China with a pear shaped body. In the literature as far back as 2000BC. The name refers to the forward and back picking technique.
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BAGPIPES

Wind Instruments > Bagpipes
Bagpipes are found in the folk traditions of many parts of the world, and their origins are quite old. We stock the most popular traditional British Isles styles, Northumbrian. Uilleann, and Great Highland. Also practice chanters and reeds.