Music Appreciation – The Penny Whistle

penwhistThe tin whistle, also called the penny whistle, is a simple, six-holed woodwind instrument. It is a fipple flute, putting it in the same category as the recorder, Native American flute, and other woodwind instruments that meet such criteria. A tin whistle player is called a tin whistler or simply a whistler. The tin whistle is closely associated with Celtic music.

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Irish Tin Whistle

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