Tin Whistle, also called "Penny Whistle" or "Irish Whistle" is a six-hole, end-blown flute. Versions of the penny whistle are found in many cultures around the world.
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Brother Steve's Tin-Whistle Pages
One of the best online tin whistle tutorials. Packed with clear examples and insightful instruction, it's clearly the work of someone with a lot of teaching experience. The site is bilingual in English and French. Don't miss the excellent transcriptions of talented whistle players.
Ceolas Tin Whistle Guide
Overview of the tin whistle by Gerard Manning. Introduction to the instrument, resources, recordings, and purchasing information. This document is rather old, so purchasing information is well out of date.
Chiff and Fipple
A general site by Dale Wisely, the "Undisputed King of Internet Tin Whistle Journalism". Message board, newsletter archives, a tune of the month, whistle reviews, and information and links for both novice and experienced whistlers.
Comparison Recordings of Flutes and Whistles
James Peeples presents a number of MP3 files allowing the listener to compare the same tune played on different instruments.
The Flageolet Site
The flageolet site deals with all aspects of the flageolet, an older instrument similar to the whistle.
How to Play Blues on an Irish Whistle
Simple explanation of fingering the blues scale on a tin whistle. Actual familiarity with the musical genre is left up to the reader.
The Kwela Project
Pennywhistle Jive from South Africa - from playing kwela to learning about music and culture in township South Africa
Learning to Whistle
Useful tips, observations, and experiences gained while learning to play the tin whistle. Updated regularly.
Pipers Grip: Irish Low Whistle
History, reviews, makers, players.
Praise Whistlers Abroad
Community and message board for fellowship of Christian whistle players, offering mp3 files and related links.
The Scottish Whistle
A collection of Scottish tunes, an essay on whistling in Scottish music, and information on taking tin whistle classes in Scotland.
Wikipedia article which gives a good introduction to the history and description of the tin whistle. A useful starting point for someone unfamiliar with the instrument.
Totally Turquoise Telford
Includes a detailed fingering chart plus articles on scales and alternate fingerings, and a small but unique collection of tunes.
Irish tin whistle website, with flash tutorial, FAQ, sheet music & MP3 downloads and classified ads.
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