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Brightest and Best – Tin Whistle Christmas Carols

Tin Whistle Christmas Carols – Brightest and Best, sheet music. Tin Whistle tablatures and audio included in the book Tin Whistle for Children Volume 1.

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Eimear & Caoimhe Flannery – fiddle, tin whistle

Caoimhe & Eimear Flannery

Caoimhe & Eimear Flannery – fiddle, tin whistle – recorded in Brosna, Co.Kerry in 2014

 

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Book + FREE AUDIO DOWNLOAD. 90 children’s songs from the Whistle for Kids collection

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Book with free audio download - 90 well-loved Irish and Scottish songs, chosen for beginners.

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400 classic Irish session tunes

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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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Mary Bergin

Mary Bergin was born in Dublin in 1949,  and starded playing the whistle at the age of 9, after hearing Willie Clancy (Uilleann Pipes) in concert. She moved to Spiddal, where she still lives today. She plays with Alec Finn (De Danann) and the group  Dordan, and teaches the whistle.

Maud Millar (Reel) (21.92 kB

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