The Modern Tin Whistle/ Feadóg

The most common whistles today are made of brass, or nickel-plated brass tubing, with a mouthpiece. Generation, Feadóg, Oak, Acorn, Waltons, and other brands fall in this category. These instruments are inexpensive as they are mass produced. They are ideal for children starting the whistle. As a whistler improves, and becomes more discerning regarding tone, tuning, and the overall quality of their instrument, they usually need a higher quality instrument to bring out the best in their playing.

Adults and children alike can learn very simple tunes on the feadog quite quickly . €10-€20 will get you a basic learners whistle and starter book . If you can play X-Box , then you can play a whistle !

 

 

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