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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!
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    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 • 21 hours ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on what's a good tune to start out on as a Beginner?:
"I kind of like the old trad tune The Bear's Dance as a good beginner tune. Cool that it's a minor mournful tune as well. Here's a video of someone..."
JD the Whistler
@jd-the-whistler • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Harmonica":
"Neat, mate! I can play the 123 draw notes on a blues band harp You can get one here..."
JD the Whistler
@jd-the-whistler • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Liked a forum discussions item created by @michael-w6: Harmonica
JD the Whistler
@jd-the-whistler • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"I love slide whistle, harmonica, kazoo, drums, and way more I won't be able to list."
JD the Whistler
JD the Whistler
@jd-the-whistler • 5 days ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on dealing with condensation:
"I roll up some soft tissue (or cleaning cloth) and stick it in the whistle. Works every time! Cheers!"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 weeks ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on Vintage/antique penny whistles:
"and HERE is a c.1880 American penny whistle (actually made from tin!) that's in the Smithsonian collections. Click on the two pictures and you can zoom in..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 weeks ago • comments: 8
Posted a new Comment on Beginner Players:
"It's funny about the 'brass smell'. I kind of enjoy the smell of brass whistles. But then again I am a person who likes the smell of copper pennies and..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 weeks ago • comments: 1
Created a new Group discussion "Vintage/antique penny whistles":
"HERE is a virtual collection of 35 old whistles in an online 'museum' of musical instruments. (click through 4 webpages of them) Do you have any whistles..."
Penny Whistle History
JD the Whistler
@jd-the-whistler • 2 weeks ago • comments: 14
Posted a new Comment on Is there a reliable low cost beginner whistle that's well made and reliable?:
"Waltons are GREAT and CHEAP"
JD the Whistler
@jd-the-whistler • 2 weeks ago • comments: 8
Posted a new Comment on Beginner Players:
"Waltons are great. They just smell and sound a little brassy, though."
JD the Whistler
@jd-the-whistler • 3 weeks ago • comments: 5
Liked a group discussions item created by @chifmunk: what's a good tune to start out on as a Beginner?
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Off Puttiim=ng":
"I myself don't find it offputting.  "
michael
@michael • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Off Puttiim=ng":
"I'm curious if others find the jig, "I Buried My Wife and Danced on Her Grave" to be an off putting title."
Martha Campbell
@martha-campbell • one month ago • comments: 0
Created a new Group discussion "finding early tunes sheet music":
"I find some good Renaissance tunes for my pennywhistle sometimes by looking online for sheet music intended for recorder players. The sheet music for..."
Early Music on pennywhistle
Martha Campbell
@martha-campbell • one month ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on Playing on St. Patrick's day:
"I don't go out on St. Patrick's day to pubs or anything, but i do like to try and play a simple sad Irish air or tune at home to commemorate. I like the slow..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"@larrys , that is really nice, I enjoyed the little video of the tongue drum!  Looks like a lot of fun, and it's a pretty sound too."
LarryS
@larrys • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"Yes its made of metal. And it has 3 rubber feet on the bottom with a rubber plug in the bottom. If you remove it you can tune it with magnets on the..."
Chifmunk
@chifmunk • 2 months ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on Strumelia:
"Wow, super nice collection!  {droool}"
Chifmunk
@chifmunk • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"Cool video of the tongue drum, @larrys !   Do they have flat bottoms so they don't roll around, I guess?  Do they sound louder/better when played on a hard..."
LarryS
@larrys • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"I got a couple of tongue drums recently, theyre quite  fun things to play around with. You can get them in many keys including strange, minor keys. And you..."
Chifmunk
@chifmunk • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"I guess bodhrans just naturally go real well with penny whistles.    Martha Campbell: I have a few frame drums that I enjoy for fun, but have never been..."
Martha Campbell
@martha-campbell • 2 months ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on chiffy's photos:
"Hah!  I like that one. Captive audience!  "
Martha Campbell
@martha-campbell • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"I have a few frame drums that I enjoy for fun, but have never been able to get good on them. 😥"
Martha Campbell
@martha-campbell • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "jam etiquette question":
"What's the etiquette for joining in on a jam in a public music festival that has fiddles, guitars, banjo, and maybe bass... but nobody playing a penny..."

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Beginner Players

Beginner Players


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

Ornamentation & Technique


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

Music Theory for whistlers


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

Whistle Care & Tweaking


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

Irish Traditional Whistling


If you are an avid fan of the older traditional Irish...
Low Whistles

Low Whistles


A group for discussing whistles in lower keys- Bb or...
Civil War period playing

Civil War period playing


For discussing playing and repertoire from around the...
Help Me Learn this Tune

Help Me Learn this Tune


Need help learning to play a particular tune? Is there a...
Traditional Folk music

Traditional Folk music


All other traditional folk music discussions (for Irish...
Public Domain...or Not?

Public Domain...or Not?


Ever wanted to record or post that tune, but you just...
English Country and Morris Dance whistlers

English Country and Morris...


A group for whistlers who play the tune repertoire of...
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...
Early Music on pennywhistle

Early Music on pennywhistle


For discussing music from earlier times: Ancient,...
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...
Gig & Jam talk!

Gig & Jam talk!


Do you play gigs? Tell us about your good and not-so-good...
Transposing & Transcribing

Transposing & Transcribing


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

Call the Tune!


"Call the Tune" is a place to post audio and video clips...
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...
Collector's Corner

Collector's Corner


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

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Latest Forum Posts   All

Harmonica

Posted: Tuesday April 16 2024, 10:54 AM
By: @JD the Whistler

What other instruments do...

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

Off Puttiim=ng

Posted: Thursday March 28 2024, 9:18 PM
By: @Strumelia

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

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

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

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

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