How to Read Whistle Notation
All the whistle tunes on this site are for a D whistle; the lowest note you
can play is low D, all holes covered. Learn the names of the notes up the
Notes in the upper octave are achieved by using the same fingering as
the lower octave, but blowing a little harder. Experience will show you
the subtle different in the amount of breath needed to change a note up or
down an octave.
Notes in the upper octave are indicated by a dot above the note name.
High F sharp, for example would look like this:
Notes On the Whistle