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 Welcome to Pennywhistleclub.com!  Join Groups and Forum discussions that interest you, connect with new music friends, share photos, music clips, and videos, explore resources for buying or trading whistles, music, and learning materials. Ask your beginner questions and learn to play your favorite tunes! All who love the tin whistle are welcome here no matter what your style, skill level, or musical tastes. Fear not!...beginner players are especially encouraged. Become a member of the Pennywhistleclub community -it's easy, friendly, and FREE!
   After joining, please read the Site Rules before posting. You'll find your very own Member Profile Page by clicking on your name in the links navigation bar across the top of any page..and you'll be all set to join in the fun. Click on different areas and links to get familiar with where things are.  Questions about using the site?- ask them HERE on our site questions forum.
   So don't be shy- you've come to exactly the right place to receive or give friendly free help and encouragement in playing music. Here on the Pennywhistleclub we all learn from each other, as friends. Join our 'block party'! -Strumelia

Latest Activity

Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 weeks ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on What's your favorite EASY to play English country dance tune?:
"Thanks I'll try that one out!"
Chifmunk
@chifmunk • 2 weeks ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on What's your favorite EASY to play English country dance tune?:
"I think Branle Pinagay is very very easy to play.  I play it on my D whistle in the key of G and it works fine. Here's where I got the sheet music for it..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 weeks ago • comments: 2
Created a new Group discussion "What's your favorite EASY to play English country dance tune?":
"Anyone have a favorite that's easy to play if you are just starting out playing this genre of tunes on the whistle?  and.. what key do you play it in and why?"
English Country and Morris Dance whistlers
Chifmunk
@chifmunk • 2 weeks ago • comments: 2
Liked a group discussions item created by @chifmunk:
what's a good tune to start out on as a Beginner?
Chifmunk
@chifmunk • 2 weeks ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on what's a good tune to start out on as a Beginner?:
"I don't really play Irish trad stuff.  For an easy beginner tune for myself, I found The Bears' Dance to be an old folk tune I could dive into pretty..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on chiffy's photos:
"Which is your favorite of these to play?"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 1
Liked a photos item created by @chifmunk:
chiffy's photos
LarryS
@larrys • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"Cool mack. My dad had a banjo that he made too"
Chifmunk
@chifmunk • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"Mack, that's a super cool photo!!  "
Chifmunk
@chifmunk • one month ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on civil war jamming?:
"In terms of the material of the whistle... Does anyone know for sure whether wooden pwhistles, or brass pwhistles, are considered appropriate to the CW era..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Where to add my photos?":
"To add photos to your pennywhistleclub galleries, go to your own profile page and click on the "photos" TAB there, then click the PLUS button (+) to add..."
LarryS
@larrys • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"I have 13 different instruments including piano, guitars and ukulele. I also have a clarinet which I struggle with and I was recently given a flute! Which is..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"I think then in the video they played it in C Dorian mode, on an F whistle with the tonic note at the C (with the top two holes covered).  That gave it the..."
Anamcara
@anamcara • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"Hi everyone  i am currently working on Banish Misfortune with tricky second half. "
Sedi
@sedi • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"PS: I don't know why the formatting is so strange in my post. Tried everything but it always produced an endless string of words in just one line (?). PS: I..."
Sedi
@sedi • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"Exactly. It is a low F but the tune goes all the way up to the end of the 2nd octave.I should maybe explain that my left ear is slightly damaged since I was..."
Mack
@mack • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"I made my first banjo from stuff lying around the ranch.  That's it and me about 1950."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"@sedi , I just listened to the Youtube version of "May Morning Dew" by Moving Hearts.  Very haunting and evocative.  Am I correct in thinking that in the..."
Sedi
@sedi • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"Currently I'm working on "May Morning Dew". Made the mistake of practicing in the kitchen and almost blew my eardurms out while playing those long high notes..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"Lately I've been enjoying working on "Ductia" a tune from the 13th century.  It's not too complicated to play in minor on the whistle (your tonic note will..."
LarryS
@larrys • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Little piece on my C whistle":
"Thanks @chifmunk"
Chifmunk
@chifmunk • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Little piece on my C whistle":
"I like the tone of that.  Must be more fun now to sit down to play, with choices!"
LarryS
@larrys • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Little piece on my C whistle":
"I got a second whistle the other day, a nickel Generation in C, and its lovely. Here's a little improvised piece on it...."
LarryS
@larrys • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Its good to drift aimlessly at times."
LarryS
@larrys • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Made a whistle pouch":
"Thanks!"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Made a whistle pouch":
"Very retro-groovy looking pouch!"
LarryS
@larrys • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Made a whistle pouch":
"With help from my partner I took an old tie, cut it to size and sewed the bottom up. The tie is divided down the middle so there are two sides, one for the..."
LarryS
@larrys • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"My positive thing today. I fixed the flute that I was given. Yes!"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a new YouTube video:
Nicaea hymn tune on pennywhistle

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Beginner Players

Beginner Players


Are you a brand new player? Join this group and ask all...
Music Theory for whistlers

Music Theory for whistlers


A group for music theory discussions related to whistling.
Civil War period playing

Civil War period playing


For discussing playing and repertoire from around the...
Ornamentation & Technique

Ornamentation & Technique


Discuss how to add ornamentation and improve your...
Public Domain...or Not?

Public Domain...or Not?


Ever wanted to record or post that tune, but you just...
Irish Traditional Whistling

Irish Traditional Whistling


If you are an avid fan of the older traditional Irish...
English Country and Morris Dance whistlers

English Country and Morris...


A group for whistlers who play the tune repertoire of...
Whistle Making

Whistle Making


A group for those making whistles or interested in...
PopJazzRock whistlers

PopJazzRock whistlers


Do you like to play MODERN non-traditional music on your...
Whistle Care & Tweaking

Whistle Care & Tweaking


Discuss care, tweaking, maintenance, and repair of your...
Transposing & Transcribing

Transposing & Transcribing


A group about composing, transcribing, and transposing...
Penny Whistle History

Penny Whistle History


Discussions about the origin, traditions, and history of...
Home Recording

Home Recording


Share technical tips on recording audio or video clips of...
Help Me Learn this Tune

Help Me Learn this Tune


Need help learning to play a particular tune? Is there a...
Call the Tune!

Call the Tune!


"Call the Tune" is a place to post audio and video clips...
Gig & Jam talk!

Gig & Jam talk!


Do you play gigs? Tell us about your good and not-so-good...
Early Music on pennywhistle

Early Music on pennywhistle


For discussing music from earlier times: Ancient,...
Pennywhistlers on the Road

Pennywhistlers on the Road


Are your traveling, on vacation, on your way to a...
Site Moderators Group

Site Moderators Group


A private group to allow our site moderators to...
Traditional Folk music

Traditional Folk music


All other traditional folk music discussions (for Irish...
Collector's Corner

Collector's Corner


For discussing antique, vintage, or rare penny whistles...
Low Whistles

Low Whistles


A group for discussing whistles in lower keys- Bb or...

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What other instruments do...

Posted: Tuesday June 12 2018, 7:34 PM
By: @LarryS

Where to add my photos?

Posted: Monday May 21 2018, 9:24 AM
By: @Strumelia

What tune are you working...

Posted: Saturday May 19 2018, 4:49 PM
By: @Strumelia

Little piece on my C whistle

Posted: Friday May 18 2018, 12:50 PM
By: @LarryS

The Drifting Thread

Posted: Thursday May 17 2018, 7:48 PM
By: @LarryS

Made a whistle pouch

Posted: Thursday May 17 2018, 7:47 PM
By: @LarryS

The Positive Thread

Posted: Thursday May 17 2018, 5:45 PM
By: @LarryS

Show Us Your Pets!

Posted: Monday April 2 2018, 5:12 PM
By: @Chifmunk

Susato Kildare

Posted: Monday July 3 2017, 10:09 AM
By: @Strumelia

Cool way to make a simple...

Posted: Sunday June 11 2017, 7:29 PM
By: @Chifmunk

Lesson learned.

Posted: Monday March 20 2017, 4:03 PM
By: @BillD

Rethinking pennywhistle.

Posted: Sunday March 5 2017, 7:25 PM
By: @BillD

Using mountain dulcimer tab...

Posted: Saturday March 4 2017, 2:58 PM
By: @BillD

Brother Steve Whistle site

Posted: Saturday March 4 2017, 2:40 PM
By: @Strumelia

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By: @Strumelia

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By: @Strumelia

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Posted: Tuesday December 27 2016, 12:03 PM
By: @Strumelia

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By: @Strumelia

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