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Supplied in the key of D, this traditionally looking CELTIC Tin whistle is finished in green with Celtic knot logo.

comes attractively packaged in a box with tune sheet and fingering chart.

The "D" whistle is the one most commonly used in Irish music.

Having just six holes, it is even simpler than a recorder, and so easy to learn to play. Inexpensive and can be conveniently carried so as to be available for performances on all occasions.

Genuine English Clarke CELTIC Whistle, considered one of the Best Whistles by experienced players.

Clarke are renowned the world over for their quality whistles. And has a sound far above its modest cost.

The Celtic
It is impossible to hear a slow air played with depth of feeling on a Tin whistle by a true Celt, without being drawn into, and sharing the emotions expressed by the player.

It can be heard in concert halls, broadcasts, churches and above all, especially in Ireland, in the pubs.

The favourite instrument of distinguished Tin whistle players ever since 1843, this Clarke Tin whistle can be considered the Stradivarius of Tin whistles. The instrument is still made of tinplate.

Delicate operations still continue to be done by hand and, most importantly, Robert Clarke's traditional conical bore has been retained to give the instrument its unique sound, called chiff.
No other Tin whistle has the same degree of chiff as a Clarke.

The tone of the Clarke Tin whistle is clear and flutelike, but it is also described as crisp and responsive by Bill Ochs, and husky and sensual by Mary Bergin. All these descriptions add up to chiff what Tommy Makem calls The great Clarke tone. This is what makes a Clarke Tinwhistle unique.

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