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Latest Activity

Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Which key to choose for the whistle to play with a harpist?":
"If the harp is chromatic (it can play in any key), then if the harpist plays one tune in G and then plays the next tune in Bb... you will have to change..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Which key to choose for the whistle to play with a harpist?":
"Well, don't you have to just play in the same key as whatever other musician you are playing with?"
Muadib
@muadib • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Which key to choose for the whistle to play with a harpist?":
"Hello there, everything is in the title! D key, G key, Bb key? regards, Muko"
godogs
@godogs • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Want to trade Alba tunable low F for a tunable low G":
"I'm good sold the Alba and bought a used Tilbury low G"
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"I'm hoping to present some tunes for St. Pat's 2022 at a local brewery.  I'm working on: Garret Barry's jig, Blackthorn and Tenpenny Bit as a jig set. "
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "That's Odd":
"Do you have whistles in unusual scales?  I have three in the Mid Eastern Hijaz scale.  Rather exotic."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Practice!?":
"How do you structure effective practice time? "
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your Whistling":
"Ah!  I had completely forgotten that thread which I have a post on,  Anyway, quite a part from whistle talk, has American rap poisoned English culture? "
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your Whistling":
"Here's a link to a search of C&F...."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your Whistling":
"I have an Airy Tale D and a C from goldfinch which I quite like.  The Airy sounds very nice but has a tendency to clog. Do you have links to the reviews you..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your Whistling":
"Let us all know what you think of your Goldfinch, when you get them, I've heard mixed feelings about them on the Chiff & Fipple forum."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your Whistling":
"I, too have been playing an A and G.  Mine are by James Becker of Becker Whistles.   I like the lower, mellow sound, especially of the A.  And as July has..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your Whistling":
"My most played are low 'F', low 'G', & 'A' - they just feel right in my hands, & have a nicer quality of sound than the higher ones, to my ears."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your Whistling":
"I had to search the conversion rate for pounds and USD,  I have a several high and whistles like that and they're sweet.  Still I find myself playing the low..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your Whistling":
"Most of mine are at the cheap end, just a few in the £80~100+ area, & those were mainly acquired pre used. Howard low D & MK Kelpie low F were my..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your Whistling":
"Hummm.  I cannot tell if you are serious or playful.  Whistles in my collection are from $20 to $200.  I've had very few really bad whistles and some very..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your Whistling":
"....& most of them are so affordable!"
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your Whistling":
"Hi Keith - Your growing collection is a symptom of WAS, Whistle Acquisition  Syndrome. Most players have it. "
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"Hope everyone has made it through Covid OK - I know that I was in the doldrums for months, (being in lock down), but I seem to be getting back to doing..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Show us a pic of the PRETTIEST whistle you own!":
"....coming back to this - I think my Howard low D, or my MK Kelpie low F are probably the best looking whistles in my collection, & they are both black,..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What whistles higher than D do you have?":
".....an 'aquired taste'....."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your Whistling":
"I played recorders but wanted more volume, but something easy to play, (no keys), so tried a whistle. Then, as is usual with me, I had to try different..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What whistles higher than D do you have?":
"Gads! Too shrill."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Your Whistling":
"How did you get interested inthe penny whistle?"
godogs
@godogs • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Want to trade Alba tunable low F for a tunable low G":
"Strumelia: What materials and/or brands are you looking for in a low G? I'm mainly looking at tunable metal ones, unless there is a susato G that doesn't..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Want to trade Alba tunable low F for a tunable low G":
"What materials and/or brands are you looking for in a low G?"

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Latest Forum Posts   All

Which key to choose for the...

Posted: Wednesday August 4 2021, 10:40 AM
By: @Strumelia

Want to trade Alba tunable...

Posted: Wednesday July 21 2021, 9:52 PM
By: @godogs

What tune are you working...

Posted: Wednesday July 14 2021, 4:40 PM
By: @Michael W6

That's Odd

Posted: Wednesday July 14 2021, 4:33 PM
By: @Michael W6

Practice!?

Posted: Wednesday July 14 2021, 4:31 PM
By: @Michael W6

Your Whistling

Posted: Wednesday July 14 2021, 4:28 PM
By: @Michael W6

The Positive Thread

Posted: Saturday July 10 2021, 4:37 AM
By: @Keith

Show us a pic of the...

Posted: Saturday July 10 2021, 4:25 AM
By: @Keith

What whistles higher than D...

Posted: Saturday July 10 2021, 4:18 AM
By: @Keith

TUNES!

Posted: Tuesday March 16 2021, 9:13 AM
By: @Strumelia

3/17

Posted: Wednesday March 10 2021, 4:32 PM
By: @Michael W6

DUO

Posted: Tuesday March 9 2021, 4:23 PM
By: @Michael W6

How to 'subscribe' to a...

Posted: Thursday March 4 2021, 8:30 AM
By: @Strumelia

Concerning Hobbits

Posted: Tuesday November 3 2020, 6:57 PM
By: @LarryS

Getting back on the horse

Posted: Monday November 2 2020, 5:10 AM
By: @LarryS

The Drifting Thread

Posted: Monday November 2 2020, 5:08 AM
By: @LarryS

Whistle tabs

Posted: Monday August 17 2020, 12:52 PM
By: @Strumelia

Is anyone doing online...

Posted: Sunday August 16 2020, 1:03 PM
By: @Strumelia

Made a whistle pouch

Posted: Thursday March 19 2020, 5:18 PM
By: @bookman46

Hole Spacing

Posted: Tuesday March 3 2020, 6:32 PM
By: @bookman46

What's your favourite...

Posted: Monday March 2 2020, 7:41 PM
By: @bookman46

Hello to my new whistling...

Posted: Sunday March 1 2020, 4:54 PM
By: @bookman46

Favorite whistles

Posted: Sunday February 9 2020, 5:26 PM
By: @Wayne

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Posted: Thursday October 24 2019, 9:49 AM
By: @Keith

How to clean your whistle

Posted: Monday October 21 2019, 4:24 AM
By: @Keith

Other useful forums

Posted: Saturday October 5 2019, 1:39 PM
By: @Keith

Little improv

Posted: Wednesday April 10 2019, 12:38 PM
By: @LarryS

Langspil

Posted: Friday March 1 2019, 6:06 PM
By: @Strumelia

F is for fun

Posted: Thursday February 7 2019, 10:09 AM
By: @Keith

New Year Resolution

Posted: Thursday January 31 2019, 8:26 AM
By: @Keith

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