RhetoricCamel’s twelve comments

  • Re: King Of The Fairies

    This is the song that inspired me to buy my first whistle. It was the Irish Rovers version which seems to match the first setting the best (minus those low B notes). There are so many great versions of this tune, but this is the one I always go back to. more…

  • Re: Looking for a new tin whistle

    @megapop if I made the trip to the music store an hour away I would make it worth it and I’d get a few items for my guitar too, not just the whistle. I guess you’re right though, maybe I’ll just buy all 3 whistles and I’ll be good for a while play… more…

  • Re: Looking for a new tin whistle

    @cboody I have limited it to those three from the comments in this post, and from listening on youtube. Unfortunately the music shop near me doesn’t carry any tin whistles at the store, so I can’t go there to try them out before I buy. The other music… more…

  • Re: Looking for a new tin whistle

    This generated quite a discussion that I didn’t expect. Thanks for all the opinions and suggestions, and all the options are helping me narrow it down from all the options that are out there. I think I have narrowed it down to either and Oak, Waltons Me… more…

  • Re: Looking for a new tin whistle

    I can hit the D note with less air, but it’s considerably less compared to the E note, to the point where it doesn’t even flow right. As you go from BAGFE you use less air for each note, then D is significantly less air where it trips me up every time… more…

  • Re: Looking for a new tin whistle

    Thanks for the suggestions so far everyone. more…

  • Looking for a new tin whistle

    Currently I have a Clarke D tin whistle, and as much as I enjoy it it almost seems impossible to play the D key without getting a sharp tone to it at first even if I blow lightly into it. Not sure if this is just my playing, or if it’s the whistle, so I… more…

  • Re: Is there a Legend for the ABC?

    Thank you gam! more…

  • Re: Is there a Legend for the ABC?

    I would have thought he’d be a bit more mythical. more…

  • Re: Is there a Legend for the ABC?

    ok looked at the wiki, wow is that a lot to take in! Looks like there’s all types of learning here! more…