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Sky

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Which is which?
« on: November 21, 2012, 05:52:59 AM »
Which one is correct?

1. I play the piano.

2. I play piano.

3. I play a piano.

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Joe Carillo

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Re: Which is which?
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2012, 05:37:34 AM »
The first sentence you provided is correct: "I play the piano."

The rule in English is that the name of particular musical instruments should be preceded by the article "the." So, in the same vein as "the piano," we say:

"I play the organ."
"I play the guitar."
"I play the violin."