Thursday, November 8, 2012

Parts 1 & 2 now available

The tutor is now available as two separate downloads:


Part 1, 56 pages & 58 recordings, covers the basics of whistle playing, and is on sale at €12.99:
Tin Whistle Part 1 : Beginning the Irish Whistle



Part 2,  252 pages and 375 recordings, covers Irish traditional music on the whistle, and is available at €24.99 :

Tin Whistle Part 2 - Irish Traditional Music on the Whistle



Both parts are available as one volume; 296 pages &  420 recordings:

Tin whistle - A Complete Guide to Playing Irish Traditional Music on the Whistle

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Ebay Auctions

There are two copies of the CD-ROM edition up for auction on ebay at the moment. Starting price is 1€, shipping 5€ :

http://www.ebay.ie/itm/251178626539?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649

http://www.ebay.ie/itm/251178628296?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649




Tin Whistle Tutor CD-Rom Edition Available


A CD-ROM edition of the tutor is now available. The data cd contains the pdf ebook and the 429 audio mp3 files that make up the tutor, and comes with a full-colour DVD cover.

Shipping is direct from the US; shipping times are from 2-5 days (US) and 7-14 days (Europe)

The price is 35 euros, including shipping anywhere. Order with paypal:



Saturday, July 28, 2012

A Complete Guide to Playing Irish Traditional Music on the Tin Whistle


Learn to play Irish traditional music on the whistle with this new tutor book from Tradschool


286 pages; with 429 accompanying audio tracks
104 tunes (28 children's & folk tunes + 76 traditional tunes)
Available to download (430mb) through payloadz.com
Price: €29.00

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What is it?

This tutor book, with its accompanying audio files, is intended to give a complete introduction to playing Irish music in the traditional style on the tin whistle; it covers all from the very first notes on the instruments to the most advances ornamentation.
The book is broadly divided into two parts, with the shorter first part covering the basics of the whistle (pages  1-48) while the longer second part (pages 49-286) covers the playing of Irish traditional music on the instrument
It is currently available as a download containing 1 print-friendly indexed pdf file (286 pages) and 429 audio files (256kb mp3)

Who is it for?

It is intended for anybody who wants to play traditional music in the Irish style, from complete beginners to confirmed or advanced players who wish to work on their style or ornamentation. Tablature as well as sheet music is used throughout the book, so it is accessible to the complete beginner; while more advanced players will appreciate the attention to detail in style and ornamentation in the later parts of the book.

Features

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- Indexed .pdf file for easy navigation through the chapters


- Whistle tablature (fingering charts) with musical notation


- Large collection of tunes for all levels


- Detailed explainations of whistle technique, with audio examples


- Detailed section on ornamentation (100+ pages) with ornaments presented in context, and with multiple examples






- Collection of traditional tunes




How to order

Tin Whistle - A Complete Guide to Learning Irish Traditional Music on the Whistle is available as a download, with one 430mb zip file containing all the necessary files delivered on payment (via Paypal).
Transactions are handled through the site payloadz.com. To order, click on the "Buy Now" link at the top of this page or order here.