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Latest Activity

Chifmunk
@chifmunk • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "which whistles to keep in a car?":
"Tell me your thoughts for a cheap but fun and reliable to play penny whistle that I can keep in my car throughout frozen winter and blazing hot summer,..."
Chifmunk
@chifmunk • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Whistle Cases":
"If you look at fabric cases for storing (straight or double-pointed) knitting needles online, you can find some lovely ones that will work for whistles. They..."
Chifmunk
@chifmunk • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Liked a forum discussions item created by @michael: Whistle Cases
michael
@michael • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's your favourite whistle made of?":
"the Goldfinch whistles are crated in Poland, made from a cream colored PVC with a black fipple plug.   I have high D, C, Bb, G and a low C.   They are..."
Martha Campbell
@martha-campbell • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's your favourite whistle made of?":
"Goldfinch- not familiar with those. Are they white PVC like what I see when googling them?  What key is yours in?  They look very pretty in that cream color."
michael
@michael • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's your favourite whistle made of?":
"My Bruke aluminum D is mt best whistle.  Even having this high end whistle I mostly play my Becker PVC or Goldfinch, also PVC.  "
michael
@michael • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Stories!":
"Anyone care to share funny stories?  Here's mine.  A while ago I made a pan of tofu and veggies, portioned it out onto freezer packages, put squirt of dish..."
michael
@michael • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Achooo!":
"Sneezing into the whistle might be an interesting embellishment.  A tad shrill perhaps but an attention getter!"
michael
@michael • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "World whistle":
"A very good tune book some here may enjoy, "Whistle Around the World" 50 tunes from around the world. L.E. McCullough, Oak Publications. "
michael
@michael • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"Yes, that's the site.  Hummm, proof reading!"
Chifmunk
@chifmunk • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"You mean christmasmusicsongs.com , I guess.  Thanks for the suggestion! Hey- I just looked, there are some great simple sheet music carols there.  "
michael
@michael • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"Go to christmasmucicsongs.com and you will find well suited to the whistle and an armature player. My whistle playing is very nascent too.  "
Chifmunk
@chifmunk • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's your favourite whistle made of?":
"I do like my Jerry Freeman tweaked Blackbird whistles. Mine are silver in color and are I believe nickel metal body, with plastic heads. They sound very..."
Chifmunk
@chifmunk • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"Not working on them 'this week', but... The Holly & the Ivy is a favorite holiday carol for me, also The Friendly Beasts. Such pretty carols! O..."
Martha Campbell
@martha-campbell • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Achooo!":
"Oh my goodness, well I would definitely NOT sneeze right into the whistle. If i was playing with others, they would keep going while I take two seconds to..."
Martha Campbell
@martha-campbell • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Timing":
"Usually when playing any instrument, if I'm tapping my foot: If the music is 4/4 ("common time", 4 beats per measure) I'll tap on the 1st and 3rd beat in..."
michael
@michael • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Timing":
"I'd be glad for any advice experienced players can share on keeping time with a foot tap or metronome.  Where does the tap/click fall in relation to the..."
michael
@michael • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Achooo!":
"To anyone who has performed on the whistle, what have you done if you have a sneeze or the like while playing?  "
michael
@michael • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Crowns":
"Thanks.  This appeared to my email I don't know where the prior post went to."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Crowns":
"Ok"
michael
@michael • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Crowns":
"Please post another response to this conversation.  Your first reply does not appear in my in box but on some other random page.  A new reply might I hope,..."
michael
@michael • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Crowns":
"A temporary for now.  About three weeks to the final placement.  "
Strumelia
@strumelia • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Crowns":
"Don’t I know it! I think at this point I have more crowned teeth than uncrowned ones. good luck with your new one. "
michael
@michael • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"PS High D whistle, no other players and unannounced. "
michael
@michael • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Crowns":
"Getting a dental crown is not much fun.  Especially for the price!"
michael
@michael • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"The play list, now fairly well set, is: In G, Joy to the World, God Rest, Hark, Holly and Ivy, O Come. In D - On The First and Silent Night.   Hanukkah,..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"Wow Michael you are getting an early start on your goal. Impressive! which tunes are you planning in your set? And, are you playing them on a high D whistle,..."
michael
@michael • one month ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Whistle Cases":
"Very nice, handmade soft shell whistle cases may be purchased form OJoyous and Roach Works, both found on Esty.  "
michael
@michael • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"A Christmas set to present at my workplace's holiday party. "
michael
@michael • one month ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "A Favorite Tune":
"Here is a link to one of my favorite whistles... OMNIA (Official) - Fee Ra Huri (youtube.com)"
michael
@michael • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Harmonica":
"Hi JD.  I have a collection of harmonics and tutorials that I do nothing with.  Another harmonica player to search on YT is Brendon Powers.  "
michael
@michael • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "whistles":
"Welcome Bridget.  What would you like to chat about?"
michael
@michael • one month ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on finding early tunes sheet music:
"Another good title, also from Mel Bay, Medieval & Renaissance Music for Recorder.  Most of the tunes will fit the D whistle. Groups to search on YT -..."
Martha Campbell
@martha-campbell • one month ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on finding early tunes sheet music:
"Ah, thanks for the book tip!"
michael
@michael • one month ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on PopJazzRock whistlers:
"Tahake Flutes on Esty makes a few Blues scale tuned whistles.  "
michael
@michael • one month ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on What's a favorite medieval tune you play on the whistle?:
"Currently Touridon and a few cantigas from the 13th century.  "
michael
@michael • one month ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on finding early tunes sheet music:
"One can often find sheet music by entering the wanted title into a search.  A very good book is, "Cantiga's Renaissance Festival Favorites" published by Mel..."
michael
@michael • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Off Putting tune title":
"It's a grave situation. "
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Off Putting tune title":
"They all killed each other, so it's fair."
michael
@michael • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Off Putting tune title":
"Well now, there may be some revenge from beyond! The jig, Old Hag You Have Killed Me. "
michael
@michael • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Off Putting tune title":
"Thanks!  Technology baffles me."
Martha Campbell
@martha-campbell • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Off Putting tune title":
"michael "] Look at that title!  A case study in the value of proof reading. Can it be changed to, "Off Putting? :   Done.  "
michael
@michael • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Off Putting tune title":
"Look at that title!  A case study in the value of proof reading. Can it be changed to, "Off Putting"? "
michael
@michael • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Off Putting tune title":
"Thanks for the reply Martha, it is good to know this site is still active.  Sure, mayhem is often part of trad songs and folk tales too.   Still, the idea..."
Martha Campbell
@martha-campbell • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Off Putting tune title":
"People used to sing and play lots of songs and tunes back in the old days (pre radio) that had themes of murder and mayhem. It was a form of entertainment..."
Martha Campbell
@martha-campbell • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "whistles":
"Hi Bridget, welcome!  The pennywhistle is indeed full of melodic charm, and I love that we can spend either much or very little to get a good playable..."
murphybridget837
@murphybridget837 • one month ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "whistles":
"Hi there! I'm Bridget, an amateur whistles player passionate about music. I've been honing my skills on this beautiful instrument and love sharing its..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 5
Liked a group discussions item created by @chifmunk: what's a good tune to start out on as a Beginner?
mateusz
@mateusz • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Svirel (a tin whistle in disguise)":
"Yes, your link works. It is only mine that does not work for some reason (but the shortened URL I posted last does lead to the youtube video all right)...."
Martha Campbell
@martha-campbell • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Svirel (a tin whistle in disguise)":
"Does the video link below work for you when I copy/paste it?  It's working fine for me. Prząśniczka on Slavic tin whistle (svirel)"

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which whistles to keep in a...

Posted: Monday July 15 2024, 1:51 PM
By: @Chifmunk

Whistle Cases

Posted: Monday July 15 2024, 1:46 PM
By: @Chifmunk

What's your favourite...

Posted: Sunday June 30 2024, 6:02 PM
By: @michael

Stories!

Posted: Thursday June 27 2024, 4:59 PM
By: @michael

Achooo!

Posted: Thursday June 27 2024, 4:53 PM
By: @michael

World whistle

Posted: Wednesday June 26 2024, 7:48 PM
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What tune are you working...

Posted: Wednesday June 26 2024, 6:21 PM
By: @michael

Timing

Posted: Friday June 21 2024, 10:04 PM
By: @Martha Campbell

Crowns

Posted: Friday June 21 2024, 6:20 PM
By: @michael

A Favorite Tune

Posted: Tuesday June 18 2024, 11:47 PM
By: @michael

Harmonica

Posted: Tuesday June 18 2024, 11:43 PM
By: @michael

whistles

Posted: Tuesday June 18 2024, 11:38 PM
By: @michael

Off Putting tune title

Posted: Friday June 14 2024, 9:42 PM
By: @michael

Svirel (a tin whistle in...

Posted: Monday June 3 2024, 9:08 AM
By: @mateusz

Show us a pic of the...

Posted: Monday June 3 2024, 8:02 AM
By: @Martha Campbell

Your Whistling

Posted: Monday June 3 2024, 7:58 AM
By: @Martha Campbell

Slide A Whistle?

Posted: Friday May 3 2024, 9:29 PM
By: @Strumelia

What other instruments do...

Posted: Tuesday April 16 2024, 10:52 AM
By: @JD the Whistler

jam etiquette question

Posted: Tuesday February 6 2024, 9:00 PM
By: @Martha Campbell

Practice!?

Posted: Sunday October 8 2023, 11:15 AM
By: @Strumelia

favorite videos for slowing...

Posted: Sunday July 30 2023, 10:37 AM
By: @Strumelia

Made a whistle pouch

Posted: Saturday February 11 2023, 1:30 PM
By: @Martha Campbell

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

Hole Spacing

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Writing!

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Austen

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Tea

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