Whistlin' high and low

A place to discuss whistles,their makers and performers/performance. Anything whistle related is ok, keep in mind that opinions could vary in the extreme without one being more worth per se than the other, so keep it nice and polite.

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Latest Activity: Aug 14, 2021

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FB Irish Tin Whistle Group

Started by MickeyMcAdden Aug 21, 2017. 0 Replies

Hi, a long time lurker..There is a FB Irish Tin Whistle Group ... has some useful things for newbies..Enjoy.Continue

Teachers in Dublin?

Started by Amir ben-Amram May 9, 2017. 0 Replies

Hi All,  I'm looking for an experienced teacher to take a few lessons from during a month's stay in Dublin.   Thanks in advance!Continue

Tweaks and tips

Started by Lars 'Larry Mór' Mott. Last reply by Michel Blondeau Aug 24, 2016. 15 Replies

I'll start off with a tweaking tip for Clarke whistles. This one's good as a stock Clarke nearly makes you keel over dead after the first tune. After this tweak, the air requirement is down like 200% and the sound and intonation is still the…Continue

Tags: modification, Tweak, Tin Whistle, Clarke

Bernard Overton Low D and Cillian O'Briain Low D wanted

Started by Mike Wallbridge Jul 31, 2016. 0 Replies

I'm looking for an early Bernard Overton Big Hole Low D, preferably with a shortened beak. Does anyone own one they're happy to part with? I'm also after a Cillian O'Briain Low D preferably non-tuneable though I will consider tuneable too. Many…Continue

Which produces the Better Tone Wooden Whistles or a Walton metal one??

Started by James Moeller. Last reply by martin barlow Jun 2, 2015. 2 Replies

Hi Everyone:I am learning the Irish Penny Whistle and I just love it!  But I have a basic question, Which produces the better sound, a metal whistle or a wooden one?Also, where is the best place to buy a wooden one?  I work in wood my self and was…Continue

Whistling with Wood

Started by Bernard Keilty. Last reply by martin barlow Jun 2, 2015. 7 Replies



Started by Cayden. Last reply by Cayden Sep 12, 2013. 10 Replies

I am looking for John Sindt Bb/B/A whistles to complete my collection of Sindt whistles. I currently have every other key made by John Sindt. Incredible whistles! Send me a PM should you have any Sindt whistles in the desired keys that you might…Continue

New Löfgren D/C Blackwood/Brass combo whistle

Started by Lars 'Larry Mór' Mott. Last reply by Lars 'Larry Mór' Mott Jun 16, 2013. 2 Replies

Just received a shining new D/C combo whistle from the master Norseman whistlesmith :)As usual, craftsmanship, intonation and tone impeccable!…Continue

Tags: Tin whistle, High-end, whistle, Marc Löfgren

Best whistle for advancing player

Started by Brian Hall. Last reply by Cynthia Smith Apr 28, 2013. 3 Replies

I have been playing the tin whistle for a good while now, I own a Feadog D whistle and a Clarke D Penny whistle which I really enjoy playing but I am considering buying a new ''up market'' whistle as they say and would like your opinions and ideas…Continue

Any lady whistle/flute teachers teaching VIA Skype?

Started by Evyn Koyama. Last reply by Evyn Koyama Apr 14, 2013. 2 Replies

Hello everyone!I am already learning an instrument (the Koto) that takes most of my pocket money, but I really want to bring Irish Trad more into my life by changing from a long-time listener to a first-time player!Since in reality I can't afford to…Continue

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Comment by Lars 'Larry Mór' Mott on July 14, 2011 at 13:22
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