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 Nigel Gatherer's Community Learning Classes

Community Learning Classes

Improvers Whistle Class

Run by the City of Edinburgh Community Learning programme, in this online class you will continue to learn to play the penny whistle in a friendly, fun group. You should have a penny whistle in the key of D, available from any music shop. You will expand on the basics of playing the whistle, and build up a repertoire of tunes.

Class name   CL Improvers Whistle
Location Online
Day Thursday
Time 10am
Latest update 12th May 2022 11.05pm

Use the schedule below to find out what we're doing each week, and download music if required. Many of the tunes also have MP3 soundfiles, which can be very useful to listen to to get the idea of the tunes. Any questions, just ask (email me).

Class Schedule
Term C (May-June 2022)
Date Tunes
5/5 C1 I'll Tell Me Ma
The Rattling Bog
song airs
12/5 C2 Leaving Lismore Gaelic waltz
19/5 C3 Teribus pipe march
26/5 C4 Music Hall Medley No.1 miscellaneous
2/2 XX Holiday - no class today
9/6 C5
16/6 C6
Previous classes:
Date Tunes
24/3 B8 Mairi's Wedding
Going Home
17/3 B7 Last of the Summer Wine
10/3 B6 The Peat Fire Flame
3/3 B5 Wild Rose of the Mountain
24/2 B4 Down By the Salley Garden
10/2 B3 Farewell to Fiunary
Eriskay Love Lilt
3/2 B2 Britches Full of Stitches
Annie Laurie
27/1 B1 Leezie Lindsay
The Sound of Mull
25/11 A8 Mary's Boy Child [watch video of class]
18/11 A7 Wooden Heart in D
11/11 A6 Brian Boru's March in E minor [watch video of class]
4/11 A5 Hector the Hero [watch video of class]
28/10 A4 Harvest Home [watch video of class]
14/10 A3 The Glenside Polka No.2 [watch video of class]
7/10 A2 The Glenside Polka No.1
30/9 A1 September's End

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