The Stoney 5th String Banjo Capo What a great idea! It has a very compact and clean design and it comes in lots of great colours. I found the capo very easy to fit onto the banjo. The suction cup really makes it that. Continue reading
Choosing the correct strings for your instrument will not only enable you to have some back up in case you snap a string but can also influence the sound of your instrument. Here are the most popular string brands we sell at Normans to suit the needs and budget of every musician.
Created by Stoney Watts who was a banjo player for over 50 years. He worked with his son in law Coenrad to design the 5th string capo. They have perfected their product and it's now very popular among banjo players and now available in lots of bright colours.
Playing a musical instrument has an incredible impact on all areas of your brain, and can significantly develop and enhance them, which also improves the processes of the brain not only in playing music but also in academic and social situations. Read more about all the positive effects of playing music in my new article.
The piccolo is a woodwind instrument; it is a reedless instrument and sound is created by blowing across the mouthpiece. This instrument was developed in the 18th century and piccolo means "small" in Italian.
Whether you are looking for your first string instrument, a well deserved upgrade, some new accessories or maybe you want to see what silent strings have to offer - at Normans, we aim to have you covered with a great variety of options. I decided to put together this guide on the top brands that we sell, so that you know exactly what each one of them has to offer. If you do have any questions or need further help and advice, please do not hesitate to contact myself or my colleagues on 01283 535333 option 1.