Late Learners

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2004010820040115
20101110 (BBC7)
20120929 (BBC7)
20040503 (R4)

William Hague quit as Conservative party leader and took up the piano - how did he and other late-starting musicians fare?

How William Hague quit as Conservative party leader and took up the piano.

Just a day after he resigned as Conservative Party Leader William Hague found himself on a new path: learning the piano. So how has he fared, and how do his experiences compare with other late-starting musicians? All is revealed as we hear about the challenges of playing the double bass at the age of 75, the bravery needed to join a school band in your retirement, and an innovative project bringing together late learners for weekly music-making.

2004010820040115
20101110 (BBC7)
20120929 (BBC7)
20040503 (R4)

William Hague quit as Conservative party leader and took up the piano - how did he and other late-starting musicians fare?

How William Hague quit as Conservative party leader and took up the piano.

Just a day after he resigned as Conservative Party Leader William Hague found himself on a new path: learning the piano. So how has he fared, and how do his experiences compare with other late-starting musicians? All is revealed as we hear about the challenges of playing the double bass at the age of 75, the bravery needed to join a school band in your retirement, and an innovative project bringing together late learners for weekly music-making.