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Ukulele if you want to...

By Rags Martel

Updated on 03 July 2009

You could be forgiven for thinking that one day in the future everyone in Britain will play the ukulele. Rags Martel reports.

George Formby

The instrument was made famous by George Formby, and it has been gaining in popularity for some time.

But why are schools now using it in preference to the humble recorder, as a way of introducing children to music?

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