Folk & Acoustic Musical Instrument Specialists


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

KORA

   
Definition: west African harp lute, popular in Gambia and Senegal. It has a skin stretched across a large gourd, a wooden neck and gut or nylon fishwire strings stretched across a tall bridge. Played somewhat like a harp.
Read the full Harps FAQ Page.

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.