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Tin Whistle Foundations Lessons

Level

Paddy TaylorŠ—’s Jig

Tin Whistle Foundations Lesson 1

  • D Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Ornamentation: Rolls

Jig

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The Cat That Ate The Candle

Tin Whistle Foundations Lesson 2

  • E Minor
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Melodic Variation

Reel

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The North Road to Tralee

Tin Whistle Foundations Lesson 3

  • D Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Ornamentation: Cuts. Tongue Articulation

Slide

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The Toormore Slide

Tin Whistle Foundations Lesson 4

  • B Minor
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Melodic Cuts

Slide

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The Burren Reel

Tin Whistle Foundations Lesson 5

  • D Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Ornamentation: Triplets. Melodic Variation

Reel

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The Fairy Slip Jig

Tin Whistle Foundations Lesson 6

  • D Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Syncopation

Slip Jig

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Dances At Kinvara

Tin Whistle Foundations Lesson 7

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Ornamentation: Short Rolls / Half Rolls

Barndance

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Aggie WhyteŠ—’s

Tin Whistle Foundations Lesson 8

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Ornamentation: Rolls and Cuts. Tongue Articulation and Variation

Reel

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Tam in ArrearŠ—’s

Tin Whistle Foundations Lesson 9

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Comparing and Contrasting Various Types of Whistles

Slip Jig

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Maid Behind The Bar

Tin Whistle Foundations Lesson 10

  • D Major
  • Level 2
  • Melody

In this lesson, the well known reel ‘The Maid Behind the Bar’ will be taught. It is in the key …

Reel

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Johnny OŠ—’LearyŠ—’s Hornpipe

Tin Whistle Foundations Lesson 11

  • E Minor
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Phrasing and Breathing

Hornpipe

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Si Bheag Si Mhor

Tin Whistle Foundations Lesson 12

  • D Major
  • Level 2
  • Melody

Kirsten will teach an O’Carolan composition in this lesson. The tune is called ‘Si Bheag Si Mho…

Waltz

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Tobin’s Favorite

Tin Whistle Foundations Lesson 13

  • D Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Ornamentation: Rolls, Short Rolls, Cuts and Taps

Jig

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