This is Mike Rafferty’s setting of this popular reel.
5 easy Christmas songs for tin whistle, suitable for beginners or kids,or anyone who just wants to play Christmas Carols! From the collection Tin Whistle for Children Volume 1. With sheet music, whistle tabs and audio recordings (I play each tune with & without ornamentation, on a D tin whistle). Download link to the sheet music at the end of the page.
I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing In
Away in a Manger
Ding Dong Merrily on High
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By Night
Here are 5 easy tin whistle tunes for beginners, complete with sheet music, whistle tabs and audio files, from the Tin Whistle for Beginners book & audio collection. The tunes here are all accessible to beginners, although it may take some time & practice to get them up to speed! I play them slowly in the audio files, both with & without ornamentation. Download link to the sheet music pdf at the end of this page. The tunes are typical irish dance tunes : jigs & reels, with a slide and a march.
The tunes :
Around the World for Sport (Reel)
Brian Boru’s March
The Dunmore Lasses (Reel)
Geese in the Bog (Jig)
Reel on Irish wooden flute. A tune from Co. Roscommon flute player Josie McDermott.