tin whistle


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Synonyms for tin whistle

an inexpensive fipple flute

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Kevin was steeped from an early age not only in their enthusiastic musical tastes, but in those of a colourful array of uncles who played all manner of instruments - harmonica, tin whistle and accordion.
He graduated from tin whistle to fiddle when a family friend gave him an old, un-stringed instrument during one of the many family holidays back to County Clare.
She's a fan, and borrowed a flute and tin whistle from us to take out into space," says Paddy.
Nicola Redman brings her ukulele, flute and tin whistle talents to the company while actress Sally-Anne Staunton completes the cast.
An ocarina was a cross between amouth organ and a tin whistle and millions of these little plastic musical instruments were issued to wounded soldiers to help them pass the time by learning how to play Home on the Range and Home Sweet Home on them.
THERE'S a busker parping Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer on a tin whistle in the street and In Dulce Jubilo playing in a clothes shop.
When he was seven, he began tin whistle lessons with an uncle and, at age twelve, picked up the flute.
1960 Tin Whistle had a walk-over for the July Cup 50 years ago.
I played tin whistle, we could never afford lessons and besides, in Ireland the folk tradition is all about learning by ear.
Named after one of the leaders of the Irish Rebellion of 1798, Theobald Wolfe Tone, the band's sound incorporates elements of Irish traditional music, using instruments such as banjo, harp, bodhrcn, tin whistle, low whistle and uilleann pipes.
Expertly compiled by Harry Long, "Ireland's Best Tin Whistle Tunes For Children" features guitar chords and an accompanying CD while showcasing the music for 110 Irish tunes, traditional songs, and musical numbers for Christmas.
For the encore, the band reverted back to their more traditional Irish roots - introducing a female fiddle player and a tin whistle with heartfelt Gaelic lyrics.
The musicians (with their group affiliations) are, for the melody instruments: Cathal Hayden (Four Men and a Dog) on fiddle, Seamus Egan (Solas) on flute, Gerry O'Connor (Four Men and a Dog) on tenor banjo, Brian Finnegan (Flook) on tin whistle, Niall Vallely (Nomos) on concertina, Derek Hickey (De Dannan) on button accordion, Sean Potts on uilleann pipes, and Karen Tweed on piano accordion; for the accompanying instruments: Gerry McKee (Nomos) on bouzouki, John Doyle (Solas and The Eileen Ivers Band) on guitar, and Frank Torpey (Nomos) on bodhran.
I wouldn't know a 30GB hard drive with 436megs of RAM if it sat down next to me and started playing Foxy Lady on the tin whistle.
No one was doing it on Sauchiehall Street then, it was just us and the man with the tin whistle.