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Latest Activity

Keith
@keith • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"We've had our 2 doses, & just coming up for a booster jab, so we have been able to get about a bit, but still need to wear them in confined spaces, like..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"I find I've gotten more used to wearing masks. Of course I think though it must be hard to wear one for many hours. A well fitting one does make a difference..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your favorite Whistle?":
"My favorite whistle brand to play is probably the Jerry Freeman-tweaked 'Blackbird'. It does not require a lot of huffing and puffing to play, and has a very..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your favorite Whistle?":
"I can say my favorite key is probably Bb, it seems the best of both worlds and is easier on my ears than high D."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What is this?":
"Michael, that's checked yes by default, though you can uncheck it before posting something. It makes it so the post or comment you make will appear in the..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"I'm required to wear a mask eight miserable hours a day at my fantastic job.  It is becoming near unendurable."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Your favorite Whistle?":
"Do you have a favorite whistle? Either key or maker?"
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Practice!?":
"One of my favorite bands.  Though their "Dance Till We Die" rap garbage, complete with expletives, is a track to skip."
Keith
@keith • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Practice!?":
"Ah, I like a bit of OMNIA too... "
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "What is this?":
"What is the, "share to timeline" selection when responding to posts here?"
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Practice!?":
"I'm playing mostly Irish tunes with the goal of playing at a local brewery for St. Pat's 2022.   I much enjoy Medieval and Renaissance music and have put..."
Keith
@keith • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Practice!?":
"Warming up the whistle by blowing breath through it before playing does seem to help with getting the high notes. Cuts & rolls seem to be fairly..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Practice!?":
"Tune playing is my general approach too.   Sometimes I warm up, both my self and the whistle, by doing an ascending/descending scale or two.   Online and..."
Keith
@keith • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "That's Odd":
"No, I find the regular scales quite taxing enough! "
Keith
@keith • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Practice!?":
"Sorry, I haven't been getting notifications & only just seen this - I think it mainly depends on your end goals. Personally, I just play a tune or two, I..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 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 • 3 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 • 3 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"

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Beginner Players


Are you a brand new player? Join this group and ask all...
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Ornamentation & Technique


Discuss how to add ornamentation and improve your...
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Music Theory for whistlers


A group for music theory discussions related to whistling.
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Whistle Care & Tweaking


Discuss care, tweaking, maintenance, and repair of your...
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Irish Traditional Whistling


If you are an avid fan of the older traditional Irish...
Civil War period playing

Civil War period playing


For discussing playing and repertoire from around the...
Low Whistles

Low Whistles


A group for discussing whistles in lower keys- Bb or...
Public Domain...or Not?

Public Domain...or Not?


Ever wanted to record or post that tune, but you just...
Help Me Learn this Tune

Help Me Learn this Tune


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Traditional Folk music


All other traditional folk music discussions (for Irish...
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English Country and Morris...


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


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


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Early Music on pennywhistle

Early Music on pennywhistle


For discussing music from earlier times: Ancient,...
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PopJazzRock whistlers


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Gig & Jam talk!


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Whistle Making


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Transposing & Transcribing


A group about composing, transcribing, and transposing...
Call the Tune!

Call the Tune!


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Pennywhistlers on the Road


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Site Moderators Group


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Collector's Corner


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The Positive Thread

Posted: Saturday October 16 2021, 9:36 AM
By: @Keith

Your favorite Whistle?

Posted: Saturday October 16 2021, 7:32 AM
By: @Strumelia

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

What tune are you working...

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

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

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

What other instruments do...

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

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