[thechat] The youth today...

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Tue Dec 3 10:09:01 CST 2002

On Tue, 3 Dec 2002, Quackamoe wrote:
> > Better to start on the penny whistle which is not
> > only more tolerant of
> > breath control but also is a subset of the fingering
> > as the flute, making migration very easy.
> >
> I've been interested in the penny whistle for some
> time. What would be the right/normal/best to start
> with? Seems they come in various keys and such.

D whistle. Good sound and also plays easily in the standard keys for most
traditional tunes from Scotland/Ireland/England.


"Names, once they are in common use, quickly
 become mere sounds, their etymology being
 buried, like so many of the earth's marvels,
 beneath the dust of habit." - Salman Rushdie

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