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Tin Whistle Tunes – free audio, sheet music and tablatures of tunes and songs for tin whistle, pennywhistle & Irish flute, beginners and advanced

10 Christmas Carols for Tin Whistle

A selection of 10 Christmas Carols for Tin Whistle, with video tutorials, sheet music and fingering charts for each song; scroll to the bottom of the page for the sheet music download.

The Songs:
Angels We Have Heard On High
Deck The Halls
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Good King Wenceslas
Hark The Herald Angels Sing
The Holly And The Ivy
I Saw Three Ships
O Come, All Ye Faithful
The First Noel
We Wish You A Merry Christmas

Going Further – More Christmas Songs for Tin Whistle:
5 Irish Christmas Songs for Tin Whistle: 5 traditional songs from Ireland, with audio & sheet music for whistle
5 Easy Christmas Songs for Tin Whistle: with audio & tablatures
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Tin Whistle Tunes for Beginners

Some beginners’ tin whistle videos – learn some easy Irish tunes like Dirty Old Town, Spanish Lady, or Auld Lang Syne.

To learn the whistle in more detail, see Tin Whistle – A Complete Guide to Playing Irish Traditional Music on the Whistle, available on this site.

Easy Irish Whistle Tune : Dirty Old Town

Tin Whistle

The Irish tin whistle

The Irish Tin WhistleThe tin whistle is a small fipple flute or flageolet, and like the bodhran, exists in many forms in many different cultures. What is uniquely Irish is the playing and musical style, again like the bodhran.

The whistle is one of the most popular Irish instruments, as it is small, cheap and durable, and can be easily obtained in music shops. It is often used for beginners as an introduction to the world of Irish traditional music, and is a popular school instrument. Although it is a small, simple instrument, it can be and is played to a virtuoso level – for example players like Mary Bergin, Donncha O’Briain or Paddy Moloney.
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