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Offline Airflyte

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Revisiting the Tin Whistle
« on: December 22, 2019, 06:19:05 PM »
Ok, so I'm going to give it a go again!  I ordered a new Clarke Sweetone in D. My previous attempt was with an old Walton's brass model with a body that's a bit out of round.

Updates (and of course, pics) will follow. The goal here is to learn to play chromatically and take the instrument more seriously than I have initially.   Stay tuned !!
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Re: Revisiting the Tin Whistle
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2019, 08:04:38 PM »
This thing is fun!  From what I remember from the Walton, this Clarke plays much better. Playing "over the break" is almost effortless. The conical bore may have something to do with it.





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Re: Revisiting the Tin Whistle
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2019, 07:32:01 PM »
Well, I found the old Walton today. I think I know why it's such a dog and I think I can fix it!
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Re: Revisiting the Tin Whistle
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2019, 04:46:23 PM »
Have fun! The tin whistle is just a joy to play on, and very difficult to sound bad on it
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Re: Revisiting the Tin Whistle
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2019, 07:14:15 AM »
Have fun. I have the, a brass Feadóg in D and a steel Generation in C which is much easier to play.
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