To contact Whistle Along (now operated by Outside The Box Learning) please use the details below.


Website Outside the Box Learning

Address Outside The Box Learning Resources, W6W Tougher's Business Park, Newhall, Naas, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Phone 00 353 (45) 409322

Whistle A While

Whistle A While

Whistle A While is the tutor for those who prefer to teach tin whistle using the ‘doh re me’ (tonic solfa) approach. The content is similar to Whistle Along but it has the tonic solfa notes (d, r, m etc) written over the staff notation. There is a book, audio CD and DVD for Whistle A While.


Tracks on Whistle A While

  • Hot cross buns
  • Go and tell Aunt Nancie
  • Pease Pudding Hot
  • Suantraí
  • Mary had a little Lamb
  • The Grand Old Duke of York
  • Dance
  • This Old Man
  • Twinkle Twinkle
  • The Te Waltz
  • The Te Waltz with harmony
  • Dawning of the Day
  • Cuckoo Song
  • Kookaburra
  • Bog Braon
  • The Harp that Once
  • Sally Gardens
  • Morning has broken
  • Edelweiss
  • Edelweiss with Harmony
  • Spancil Hill
  • New World Symphony
  • Chopsticks
  • Chopsticks with harmony
  • Planxty Irwin
  • Planxty Irwin with harmony
  • Old Folks at Home
  • Brahm’s Lullaby
  • Báidín Fheidhlimí
  • Spanish Lady
  • Kerry Polka
  • Joy to the world
  • Silent Night
  • Silent Night with Harmony
  • Jingle Bells
  • The First Noel
  • Amhran na bhFiann

Also available

  • DVDs available for the tin whistle tutors. Watch the fingers on the screen and play along. The finger movements are exaggerated to show the uncovered holes.
  • Whistle Along, CD and DVD- tutor for people who prefer to learn the tin-whistle with the staff notation (BAG) approach.
  • Melodies in D and CD – a collection of 30 music pieces suitable for individual, class or band work for tin-whistle, recorder, violin, melodica, chime bars etc (in Key D).

Please Note

The index finger or the lower hand is kept in position for the notes te and lah in some of the tunes. This is a strategy employed by experienced players which does not affect the tone of the notes.




Our Distributor is Outside The Box Learning Resources.

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