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Here you will find our latest news about instruments, accessories, restoration projects, special events and anything else we think might be of interest to you.
 
PEG-TASTIC TUNING...

Winter 2011

An ingenious new type of peg makes accurate tuning quick and easy, with no chance of peg slippage. Constructed from high tech composite material and light alloy, Fine Tune Machine Pegs look like traditional pegs but feature an internal gearing system. Read on...

 

 

BLIND TESTS (AGAIN...) GIVE THE PRIZE TO MODERN MAKERS

January 2012 and the media is full of the latest blind tests that show contemporary violins performing better than old masters. At Strings, we are not surprised at the results but we are delighted to see the subject aired again. Read on...

 

FOCUS: PAUL MICHAEL STANTON

Our current contemporary instrument focus is on English maker Paul Michael Stanton and his latest cello, based on the 'Davidov' Stradivari of 1712. An experienced cellist and maker, Paul graduated from Newark School of Violin Making in 1995. Read on...

 

 

MUSICAL E-CARDS

Just in time for Christmas, we have introduced the first cards in a range of animated musical E-Cards exclusive to Strings, which subscribers can send out with personalised messages to friends and family. Read on...

 

 

A CELLO WITH THE X FACTOR...!

28th November 2011

Last night one of our rental cellos starred on the X Factor with Fozzie bear, Miss Piggy, Animal and assorted penguins from the Muppets. Here we see Fozzie prior to the show with his puppeteers. Read on...

 
 

Musical E-Cards

Introducing the first cards in a new range of animated musical E-Cards exclusive to Strings.

Read on...

Hypo-allergenic rosin

If rosin irritates you or you are unlucky enough to be allergic to it, we can offer you a colourful hypo-allergenic alternative. Read on...

Passione violin strings

Pirastro's latest innovation is a gut core string set that offers the sound quality of gut strings with the tuning stability of synthetics. Read on...

Probably the best rosin...

The high quality Andrea (fomerly Tartini) rosin is available once again for the violn and viola. Read on...

17th December 2011
Musical E-Cards
30th July 2011
Peter Infield Strings
19th July 2011
Music and Coffee with Ruth Waterman
February 2011
Rosins are red...
October 2010
See us on YouTube
September 2010
Focus on contemporary maker Martin Penning
August 2010
Time for an upgrade?
9th August 2010
Yves Gachet's new cello
14th July 2009
Latest carbon fibre bows
17th February 2009
Half term bow sale
23rd May 2008
Violins to Africa
17th January 2008
Electric violin sale
1th December 2007
Christmas for string players
15th October 2007
2007 Haverhill soloist competition
3rd August 2007
2007 marks Strings' tenth birthday
22nd May 2007
Wondertone Solo strings
20th April 2007
Instruments to Africa
20th March 2007
New cello from Martin Penning
16th December 2006
Andrew Quelch joins our restoration team
16th September 2006
Strings launches new website
 

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Evans-Pughe Strings of Hitchin Ltd, 24 Bucklersbury, Hitchin, Herts, UK. SG5 1BG Tel: +44(0)1462-426012 Fax: +44(0)1462-426013
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