David Gage String Instruments

Call us at 212.274.1322 to make an appointment for a set-up, string change, soundpost change, repair, bow work, or anything your instrument needs this winter. 

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Store Specials
Dampit for Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, or Guitar
Jade Rosin for Violin, Viola, Cello
CodaBow Diamond Cello Bow
Xeros Endpin Anchor for Bass or Cello

David's Corner

On Setting up the Bass, Part II: Bridge, Bassbar and Soundpost
David Gage

I began our discussion of setup talking about strings. The string vibration is 'interpreted' by the bridge of the string bass while it is relaying the information to the top plate of the instrument. This top plate is the surface piece on which the...

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Bass Gallery
Jacquet Gand
Phenomenal bass with a very easy string length.
Jean Auray
A skillfully made bass from a French master.
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Lorenzo Ventapane
Earth-shaking power meets glorious classic tone.
Cello Gallery
Michael D. Goronok
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Gregory T. Walke
2010, Ontario, highly responsive with great projection, a great solo instrument.

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