Grammar Patterns

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The 'piano' group

These nouns refer to musical instruments. This pattern is used when referring generally to a particular type of instrument, for example when talking someone's ability to play an instrument.
They knew that I could sing and play the piano.
I wanted to make the violin my life and to devote my life to music.
  • accordion
  • bagpipes
  • banjo
  • bassoon
  • bugle
  • cello
  • clarinet
  • clavichord
  • concertina
  • cornet
  • double bass
  • drum
  • fiddle
  • flute
  • French horn
  • glockenspiel
  • guitar
  • harmonica
  • harp on
  • harpsichord
  • horn
  • lute
  • mandolin
  • oboe
  • organ
  • piano
  • pianola
  • recorder
  • sax
  • saxophone
  • sitar
  • spinet
  • tambourine
  • triangle
  • trombone
  • trumpet
  • tuba
  • ukulele
  • viol
  • viola
  • violin
  • xylophone
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