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Simply Informed Spring into Music

Picture of Feadog Tin Whistle in D.

Run by: Andrew H

Venue: CAVA: Newtown Community Centre, Nuneaton

Welcome to the Simply Informed Spring into Music webpage.

This page covers the initial music for the Spring into Music Session run at the Newtown Community Centre in Nuneaton (just behind the Nuneaton Bus Station).

All you need to join the group is a Tin Whistle in D and a bit of humour :-)
Tin Whistles are very cheap (around £10 or even less), currently we use the FeaDog Tin Whistle in D, available on Amazon.
Here is a video by a popular YouTube Tin Whistle player known as CutiePie, evaluating the Feadog Whistle. Feadog Whistle review by CutiePie.

You can of course move onto more expensive whistles, e.g. The Eric the Flutemaker collection, The LIR Whistle, MCNEELA Music Instruments, in fact just search on the Internet and you will find many suppliers.

If you would like to know more then please email me Andrew H at overseer@simplyinformed.uk or call into to the Community Centre and enquire at the Office.

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Many Thanks.

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Music Session AJH MP3 Files

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Mary had a little lamb
Au Clair De La Lune
Happy Birthday_Intro
Happy Birthday
When the Saints Go Marching In
Lightly Row
God Save the Queen 1
God Save the Queen 2
Barcarolle
In The Bleak Midwinter
We Wish You A Merry Christmas
Little_Donkey
Jingle Bells

Music Session Song MP3 Files

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Mary had a little lamb
Au Clair de la Lune
Happy Birthday
O When the Saints
Barcarolle
Lightly Row
White Rose of Athens
Banks of the Ohio
Bye Bye Love
Sound of Silence
Danny Boy
Amazing Grace
Scarborough Fair
Titanic
Annie’s Song
Greensleeves
Bright Eyes
In The Bleak Midwinter
We Wish You A Merry Christmas
Little Donkey
Jingle Bells


Music Session TuneText Files

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TuneText files are formatted so they can be played on your device (Android, Apple or Windows) using the 'DoReMi Play' online App; with this App you can step through a melody and hear the notes spoken to you, so even if you are Visibly impaired you can learn any Tune. There are many more options available when using the 'DoReMi Play' App, for more information or supplort using the 'DoReMi Play' App, please contact me Andrew H as specified on the next line.

Current 'TuneText' Files available on request: Contact me Andrew H at overseer@simplyinformed.uk

  1. Banks of the Ohio.
  2. Bye Bye Love.
  3. Sound of Silence.
  4. Danny Boy.
  5. Amazing Grace.
  6. Scarborough Fair.
  7. Titanic.
  8. Annie’s Song.
  9. Greensleeves.
  10. Bright Eyes.

TuneText now files available for you to download:

Mary had a little lamb
Au Clair de la Lune
Happy Birthday
O When the Saints
Barcarolle
Lightly Row
White Rose of Athens
Lightly Row
God Save the Queen
In The Bleak Midwinter
We Wish You A Merry Christmas
Little Donkey
Jingle Bells

The above 'TuneText' files must be opened with the 'DoReMi App', see this link. DoReMi App


List of videos for current song list

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PLEASE NOTE

If you need to purchase lyrics or scores for the songs detailed below please visit your nearest Music Shop, carry out a search on the Internet, or perhaps visit either of these two sites: MusicRoom and Musescore.com.

  1. Mary had a little lamb
  2. Au Clair de la Lune
  3. Happy Birthday
  4. O When the Saints
  5. Barcarolle
  6. Lightly Row
  7. White Rose of Athens
  8. Banks of the Ohio
  9. Bye Bye Love
  10. Sound of Silence
  11. Danny Boy
  12. Amazing Grace
  13. Scarborough Fair
  14. Titanic
  15. Annie’s Song
  16. Greensleeves
  17. Bright Eyes
  18. God Save the Queen
  19. In The Bleak Midwinter
  20. We Wish You A Merry Christmas
  21. Little Donkey
  22. Jingle Bells



For other songs not listed try this link: Musixmatch

Youtube Whistle Musicians

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Please note that some of the music in these videos will have been mastered; this means the music has been altered by hardware or software to enhance its quality, by adding such effects as reverb (echo effect) or removing any unwanted squeaky sounds.

This is something anyone can acheive with the appropriate hardware or software, it's not magic.

Gabriels Oboe by CutiePie (Stephanie Burton).
Stephanie is a prolific Tin Whistle / Irish Whistle player and regularily posts videos on YouTube, if you want to see how well the Tin Whistle can be played, or learn some new tunes, I strongly suggest you visit YouTube and search for 'CutiePie'.

Some Thoughts on the Irish Pennywhistle by Eric the Flutemaker.

Traditional Irish Tin Whistle Music 🎵🎵 [Doolin Style].

Epic Tin Whistle Bros.

Eanach Dhuin Low D Whistle.

"Celtic Hymn" on Tin Whistle in D--Original Composition.

Woodnitza - The Butterfly (Irish folk song - Tin Whistle & Acoustic Guitar).

Other Types of Flutes

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American Native flute, discussed by Gina Luciani.

Chinese Whistle played by Johnny Lipford.

Brazilian Major - Bamboo Side-blown flute, played by Johnny Lipford.

Indian Bamboo flutes, discussed by CutiPie.

Susato, Shearwater bass whistle, Bansuri and Chinese Dizi. Review by CutiePie.

Erik The Flutemaker Arabian Pennywhistle, discussed by CutiPie.

Eric the Flutemaker's main website.

The Spiel by Eric the Flutemaker.

Easy Tin Whistle Songs

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youcanplayit.com Recorder, Tin Whistle, Piano... Videos, playback normal and slow speed.

www.musicianwave.com 10 Easy Tin Whistle Songs for Beginners (With Videos).

tinwhistlemusic.org Easy Category for Beginners.

learntinwhistle.com Tin Whistle Tabs & Sheet Music Notes.

whistletabs.com Songs and Tunes plus Practice Tunes.

Irish-Folk-Songs.com Pop Songs.

Irish-Folk-Songs.com Christmas Carols.

Irish-Folk-Songs.com Irish Folk Songs.

www.8notes.com Tin Whistle (Penny Whistle) Playalong Jam Tracks

Useful Resources

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Adding ECHO to Tin Whistle Recordings in Sony Vegas Movie Studio by CutiePie

Tin whistle + large acoustic reverb = heaven music

Best Mic for Tin Whistle: Plus Tips For Recording

Roland Cube Street for Native American Flutes. Review by Jonny Lipford

Learn TIN Whistle

Fiddling with my Whistle

8 Notes

Ultimate Tabs: Lyrics + Chords

Your Chords: Lyrics/Chords - Search by Song/Artist

MuseScore.org

(Draft) Circle of Fifths + Tips

Online Guitar Chords

Auto Chord Progressions

Online Piano Scales

Fordham U's Intro to playing the Irish Whistle.

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