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How to Play the Irish Tin Whistle

By Tom Maguire

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Music Sales America. Instruction. Whistle, book (softcover) and CD. 48 pages. Music Sales #OMB30D. Published by Music Sales (HL.14015474).

Item Number: HL.14015474

ISBN 1900428032. 7.75x12.5 inches.

Tom Maguire's classic method has inspired and introduced countless players to the joys of the tin whistle and the Learn to Play the Irish Tin Whistle contains everything you need in one! There is an authentic D-tuning Feadóg original Irish whistle that you will be able to play right away with the special arrangements and instructions. The fabulously inclusive book and CD of demonstration music comprises the complete instruction for learning this traditional instrument. All the basic skills are featured here, from holding the whistle, body and hand posture and position to rudimentary music theory. It is an uncomplicated and user-friendly guide, suitable for beginners of all ages. A section of familiar airs and traditional dance tunes, which are combined with easy step-by-step instructions; well-known nursery rhymes as examples, diagrams, illustrations and a section of symbols. The CD contains great demonstration performances of the songs to give you a taste of the flavor of this music and listen to how they should sound to help you learn.

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