Category Archives: Reels

5 Easy Reels for Tin Whistle

Here are 5 easy reels for tin whistle beginners or improvers. Reels are perhaps the most challenging Irish tunes to play, but also the most rewarding. In this post you will find sheet music and whistle tablatures of each tune, as well as recordings of each tune played at moderate speed and also slower. I’ve also included Spotify playlist of the tunes played by Irish musicians, with several examples of each tune.

The tunes:
John Egan’s Reel
Tommy O’Dea’s Reel
Hanly’s Reel
The Galtee Rangers
Famous Ballymote

Scroll to the bottom of the page to download the sheet music & whistle tabs of the 5 reels, as a printable pdf file.

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Vincent Broderick’s Reel (Midsummer’s Night) – Irish Flute

Vincent Broderick’s reel or Midsummer’s Night, reel on Irish flute associated with the Irish flute player Vincent Broderick. See also Broderick’s Jig and the Haunted House, two other tunes associated with him.

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