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PLAY IT AGAIN: GETTING STARTED

Your guide to getting musical

Next steps

Whether you’re an absolute beginner, or just haven’t played in a while, this guide gives tips and advice on how to get started.
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Instruments and singing

Strings

PLACEHOLDER

Find hints and tips on playing stringed instruments, from violin to banjo.

Violin I  Viola Cello Double Bass Banjo
Acoustic Guitar I Electric Guitar

Woodwind

Bassoonist

Find hints and tips on playing the flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoon.
 
FluteOboeClarinet I Bassoon I Saxophone

Brass

French horn

Find hints and tips on playing the trumpet, trombone, French Horn and tuba.
 
Trumpet  I Trombone  I  French HornTuba

Percussion

Conga drum

Find hints and tips on playing drum kit and percussion.

Drum Kit I Percussion

Keyboard

Inspired to take up the piano but don't have one? Can't choose between a piano and a keyboard? Browse our hints and tips to help you get started.

Piano and Keyboard I Organ

Singing

Singing

Find tips on how to sing, some exercises to practise, and how to look after your voice

Singing

PLAY IT AGAIN - THE BOOK

Play It Again book cover

Featuring the stories of Jo Brand, Frank Skinner, Dianne Abbott, Bill Oddie, Aled Jones and Robert Winston, Play It Again is packed with all the tips you need to get started on your own musical journey. The book costs £16.99 and is available through most commercial outlets.
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