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Synonyms for pennywhistle

an inexpensive fipple flute

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Then, provide a concise summary in about 40 words about the book: Melodic Messengers tells how the penny whistle has influenced the development of Irish music and its rich tradition in jigs, reels, hornpipes, and aires since the 1600s.
Dave Buckley plays mandolin, Neil Kimber and Gareth Scott guitar, Joe Stead plays banjo and bandolin and bass singer John Bromley plays guitar, low D whistle, penny whistle and bodhran.
The band - (Wil Ray vocals, JB Willcox guitar, Tom Garrett bass and Matt Stevenson drums) reach Coventry's Kasbah on Friday, March 2 and can also be caught at Nottingham's Rock City on Saturday 3, Northampton's Penny Whistle on Saturday 10 and Birmingham's Academy 3 on Sunday 11.
The band - (Wil Ray vocals, JB Willcox guitar, Tom Garrett bass and Matt Stevenson drums) reach Coventry's Kasbah on Friday, March 2, and can also be caught at Nottingham's Rock City on Saturday March 3, Northampton's Penny Whistle on Saturday, March 10 and Birmingham's Academy 3 on Sunday, March 11.
Told from the viewpoint of a little lame boy, a "thief dog" beggar and a penny whistle player, "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" begins with many underlying details of the familiar tale.
But, in the jagged city, they still see crouched in the doorway the Irishcapped beggar, blowing melody into his penny whistle for the indifferent throng passing over him - led by the clip-clopping of the high-heeled women in camel coats, who link arms to enter each shop like an invading army.
Mr Talent, our music teacher, also teaches the Year 3 and 4 pupils to play the penny whistle.
When the Boat Comes In" will elicit memories of Titanic with its Irish melody and penny whistle.
A metaphorical penny whistle or a metaphorical mouth organ.
For the second number, Chelsea White played fiddle, Jane Parker played penny whistle and piccolo, Derek Weagle played piano, with Aaron Holmberg on the budhan drum and Jeff Stanmyer on the piccolo bass.
The sturdiness of the words calls out for an equally sturdy, rollicking tempo--I can hear fiddle, penny whistle and Celtic-style drum (bodhran) as possible accompaniments.
THIS year's festival features the most trumpeted race for decades and others accompanied only by the sound of a penny whistle.
The flute range is moderate with ample suggestions for performance style, and is reminiscent of Irish music per formed on a penny whistle.
Stothers' songs draw on a variety of idioms, from rock and country-western to Renaissance music; a synthesized sound of bagpipes and penny whistle give some of them a Celtic air.