The Tin Whistle is a musical instrument possessing two special qualities: it is the cheapest and it's the simplest. However, don't be misled into thinking that it's barely more than a toy, or that it is inferior or a second-rate instrument. On the contrary, despite its cheapness and its easiness for beginners, the tin whistle is a full-blooded musical instrument, capable of music of a quality often unsurpassed by far more eminent instruments.
In spite of this, the majority of people who acquire a tin whistle have only modest aims in viewÉindeed, most just buy on a passing whim; others, perhaps, receive a whistle as a gift. For whatever reason, everyone who obtains a tin whistle and experiences a surge of enthusiasm is a potential player. Sadly, far too many of these potential players are unable to fulfil their initial expectations. Their enthusiasm fades and dies and their will to play is lost forever.
Ask yourself these questions:
1 Are you a potential whistle player?
2 Do you want to succeed?
If your answers are yes, then you shouldn't delay. You should use one or more of these books while that first spark
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