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Learn to Play the English Penny Whistle

Learn to Play the English Penny Whistle for Tin Whistle. Methods. Walton. British Isles. Beginning. Book/CD/Instrument. 48 pages. Published by Walton's Manufacturing Ltd (MB.WM1531).

ISBN 5390731015318. British Isles. 7.67" x 12" inches.

The tinwhistle or penny whistle is probably the easiest musical instrument to play in the world. Its sweet melodious tone will give many hours of pleasure with minimum effort. This pack has been designed with the complete beginner in mind. It is suitable for all ages from 8 years up. The whistle in this package is made from brass with a plastic mouthpiece and comes in the key of D. The finger spacing has been designed to suit all ages (8 and up). It is playable with a minimum of breath. The 48-page instructional booklet gives clear instructions on how to play the penny whistle, and does not require you to read music. Each tune is fully diagrammed to allow the complete beginner to play immediately. There are 26 great English and International tunes presented in order of difficulty, with instructions in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, and Japanese. The demonstration CD contains all the tunes in the book, and is a great aid to learning.

  • All Through The Night 
  • English Country Garden 
  • Go Tell Aunt Rhody 
  • Greensleeves 
  • Oh Christmas Tree 
  • Oranges and Lemons 
  • The Ash Grove 
  • The Drunken Sailor 
  • On Ilkley Moor Baht 'At 
  • Boys And Girls Come Out To Play 
  • Scarborough Fair 
  • Amazing Grace 
  • Goodnight Ladies 
  • Santa Lucia 
  • The Wild Rover 
  • Twinkle Twinkle 
  • La Paloma 
  • Danny Boy 
  • London Bridge 
  • Whiskey In The Jar 
  • Daisy Daisy 
  • One Man Went To Mow 
  • Early On Morning 
  • Loch Lomond 
  • The Sally Gardens 
  • Silent Night 
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  • 2008-11-18 00:00:00.0 lots of fun!

    I believe in learning at any age - and this is a great addition to my life of learning. It's challenging, but relaxing at the same time. The accompaniment CD really adds to the enjoyment. This is not just for kids!

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