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Whistle tutor book available at: http://www.tradschool.com/en/tin-whistle-tutor/
Learn to play Irish traditional music on the whistle with this new tutor book from Tradschool
286 pages; with 429 accompanying audio tracks
104 tunes (28 children's & folk tunes + 76 traditional tunes)
This tutor book, with its accompanying audio files, is intended to give a complete introduction to playing Irish music in the traditional style on the tin whistle; it covers all from the very first notes on the instruments to the most advances ornamentation.
The book is broadly divided into two parts, with the shorter first part covering the basics of the whistle (pages 1-48) while the longer second part (pages 49-286) covers the playing of Irish traditional music on the instrument
It is currently available as a download containing 1 print-friendly indexed pdf file (286 pages) and 429 audio files (256kb mp3), also as a CD-ROM or a physical book.
It is intended for anybody who wants to play traditional music in the Irish style, from complete beginners to confirmed or advanced players who wish to work on their style or ornamentation. Tablature as well as sheet music is used throughout the book, so it is accessible to the complete beginner; while more advanced players will appreciate the attention to detail in style and ornamentation in the later parts of the book.