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Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Made a whistle pouch":
"I hear you.   The actual process of learning helps keep us young !"
Bill C
@bill-c • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Made a whistle pouch":
"With a little luck, I've got a quarter century left. I don't mind a learning curve"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Made a whistle pouch":
"Well the good news is that although dulcimers are more expensive than most whistles, they still usually cost less money than most guitars, fiddles, or..."
Bill C
@bill-c • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Made a whistle pouch":
"I enjoyed everything you said in that last post -- it clarified/put into words some things that I already sort of suspected -- but what interested me most..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Made a whistle pouch":
"Honestly, I'm a complete amateur at whistles. But whistle holes are laid out in much the same way as dulcimer frets, and i know a couple things about that...."
Bill C
@bill-c • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Made a whistle pouch":
"This is one thing I've been confused about from the start. My beginner book tells me that the fingering is almost identical for D or G on the D whistle, the..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Made a whistle pouch":
"Wow you've explained that really well, thank you! Sometimes to play along with a recording i like (with whatever type of instrument I'm using), I'll use the..."
Bill C
@bill-c • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Made a whistle pouch":
"For me, it's mostly to play along with other people who are singing or playing in a different key. For example, the tabs I found for Wild Mountain Thyme are..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Made a whistle pouch":
"Bill, tell me how and why you are using whistles in different keys (in other words, why do you like having various key whistles?)"
Bill C
@bill-c • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Made a whistle pouch":
"Yes, that is cool. Having no experience with and very little knowledge of dulcimers, I wouldn't have known that. I guess I was figuring it would be a starter..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Made a whistle pouch":
"This is kinda cool as well, if you have a piece of thin leather hanging around....."
Bill C
@bill-c • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Made a whistle pouch":
"I actually do flap down the top before rolling up the pouch. Definitely don't want my whistles falling out! And I don't doubt I'll be getting new ones as..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Made a whistle pouch":
"Clever to use the placemats that way! They remind me a bit of the fabric rollup cases I use for my double-pointed knitting needles in various sizes...."
Bill C
@bill-c • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Made a whistle pouch":
"My wife made these two multi-whistle pouches for me on New Year's Eve, out of placemats. I'll bring the sea-themed one down to FL next time I go. The striped..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "You have to JOIN a group to see all the posts in it!":
"Reminder. If you have not yet clicked the "Join Group" button and joined a special interest Group, you will only see the first post of each discussion..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Hole Spacing":
"However, the spacing I notice can be significantly different when comparing different brands to each other in the same key whistle. It's enough to have to..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Liked a forum discussions item created by @keith: How to clean your whistle
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 8
Posted a new Comment on What is your source of learning?:
"Often, if you hear a lovely tune you'd like to learn on the whistle... you can do a search of the title plus the words pennywhistle tab- use the google Image..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 8
Posted a new Comment on What is your source of learning?:
"Ive always enjoyed the very pretty tunes in the old instructional whistle book by Robin Williamson. I used to play those same tunes on my mandolin as..."

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Made a whistle pouch

Posted: Monday January 16 2023, 10:30 AM
By: @Strumelia

You have to JOIN a group to...

Posted: Sunday December 11 2022, 9:13 AM
By: @Strumelia

Hole Spacing

Posted: Sunday December 11 2022, 9:06 AM
By: @Strumelia

What tune are you working...

Posted: Sunday April 24 2022, 7:37 AM
By: @Strumelia

This Club!

Posted: Sunday April 10 2022, 5:49 PM
By: @Michael W6

Writing!

Posted: Thursday March 31 2022, 11:24 PM
By: @Michael W6

Austen

Posted: Sunday January 30 2022, 8:46 PM
By: @Michael W6

Tea

Posted: Sunday January 23 2022, 7:43 AM
By: @Strumelia

Harmonica

Posted: Thursday January 20 2022, 6:27 PM
By: @Michael W6

Meals and Whistles

Posted: Sunday January 16 2022, 9:15 PM
By: @Michael W6

Moon

Posted: Sunday January 16 2022, 9:13 PM
By: @Michael W6

Whistle tune/poem

Posted: Wednesday January 12 2022, 6:43 PM
By: @Michael W6

22

Posted: Wednesday January 12 2022, 11:51 AM
By: @Michael W6

Fear?

Posted: Sunday January 9 2022, 4:50 PM
By: @Michael W6

MASKS

Posted: Sunday January 2 2022, 4:51 PM
By: @Michael W6

Whistle Maker

Posted: Thursday December 30 2021, 9:29 PM
By: @Michael W6

Your favorite Whistle?

Posted: Thursday December 30 2021, 7:08 PM
By: @LarryS

Anyone have a Clarke original?

Posted: Monday December 27 2021, 2:03 PM
By: @LarryS

The Positive Thread

Posted: Monday December 27 2021, 1:57 PM
By: @LarryS

What is this?

Posted: Saturday October 16 2021, 7:27 AM
By: @Strumelia

Practice!?

Posted: Wednesday October 6 2021, 7:42 PM
By: @Michael W6

That's Odd

Posted: Monday September 27 2021, 9:37 AM
By: @Keith

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

Your Whistling

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

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

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