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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 10:48 am 
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FadedStardust wrote:
Hello all!

I'm a newbie whistler, started just this month on the Walton's and have since also bought the Clarke Celtic, which I prefer.

Welcome to the forum and that's a good start on whistles. Enjoy your playing.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 8:15 pm 
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FadedStardust wrote:
I'm a newbie whistler, started just this month on the Walton's and have since also bought the Clarke Celtic, which I prefer.

I like that Clarke Celtic...that will be my next whistle unless I find a screaming deal on a different one!

And, to mark my 100th post, here are my two whistles:

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The one on top is a Walton's Irish D, and the green one is a Feadóg Original. Both are soprano D whistles. The Feadóg has been my go-to whistle as of late, but the Walton's still gets semi-regular playing time, too.

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Whistle No.1: Walton's Irish, soprano D
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:49 am 
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I recently beefed up my collection of slightly lower whistles, by getting three additional companions for my Susato Kildare C polymer whistle, which I am found of. I got Kildare Bb, A, and G. The A and G each have one key on the lowest hole, and I'm loving how much easier it's making it for me to play them with my small hands. The only down side I find is that it seems impossible (at least for now) to make a sharped note with half-holing the bottom hole, because of the key pad. It 'can' be done, but whether consistently or not remains to be seen...I'm merely a beginner player of one year or so.
But I'm real happy with the warm throaty tone of these new whistles (I don't play trad Irish music btw), and I love having a C-to-G set of four of them.
Here's a 'family portrait'...
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:37 am 
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AuLoS303 wrote:
How is that Yamaha fife? I'm curious about it

I have one, too and it's actually quite good -- especially for the price. Wouter Kellerman used it for some songs that can be found on Youtube.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1WPnnvs00I
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sz0bv9xz3ic
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0M6Rqb7QVHs


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