David Gage String Instruments

Questions about gut strings? Call us at 212.274.1322 to find the right guts for you. 

La Bella's "Lords of the Low End" is coming up on Oct. 25th at The Cutting Room, their raffle will include a Realist LifeLine and SoundClip, check it out.

Need a custom Realist pickup? Click here.

Store Specials
Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Violin Strings
Jargar Cello Strings
Orin O'Brien: Double Bass Notebook
CodaBow Joule Cello Bow

David's Corner

On Setting up the Bass, Part I: Strings
David Gage

Changing strings on a string bass can be more challenging than anticipated. There's always the possibility that the soundpost or bridge will move or fall down .Certainly the bridge top will pull forward (toward the scroll) when the new strings are installed and there's a lot...

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Bass Gallery
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A skillfully made bass from a French master.
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A beautiful 19th-century German orchestral bass.
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Earth-shaking power meets glorious classic tone.
Cello Gallery
Michael D. Goronok
1993, Cleveland, a robust Montagnana sound, excellent for the advancing cellist.
c.1790, a rich and deep sounding cello, perfect for chamber performance.

36 Walker Street, NY NY 10013-3514
Tel: 212.274.1322 Fax:212.274.9634
Please note:
Appointments are highly recommended for rentals, repairs, appraisals, and the instrument showroom. We may not be able to accommodate walk-ins.

Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri: 9:30am-5:30pm
Thurs: 1-7pm
Sat: 10am-4pm
Sun: Closed
***Closed Nov. 27, open at 11am on Nov. 28
***Closing at 4:30pm on Dec. 24, closed Dec. 25-28
***Closed Jan. 1, open at 11am on Jan. 2