The first of our Classic Repertoire is a 9/8 jig called The Grinder, played by whistle wizard, Calum MacClennon. This Tune is taught by Calum as part of his Whistle for Improvers
Each month a new tune will be added to develop everyone's repertoire regardless of the instrument you play
The Classic Repertoire series will grow and develop over time to be a stock or bank of tunes that are commonly played across the country and beyond.
Regardless of what instrument you play, you can play along to the tunes at different tempos, to gain confidence in playing them.
Many of the tunes are taught elsewhere on the site, should you wish to learn them in detail. Although they may be taught on a different instrument from the one you are used to playing, quite often the tips are transferable.
Classic Repertoire Listings
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Alistair McCulloch introduces the background to this fabulously named piece before playing it through at 3 tempos. The chords to this tune are taught by Jenn Butterworth as part of her Chord
Tom Oakes introduces us to one of his favourite classic tunes, a traditional hornpipe in G Major. This Post is only available to subscribed members. Login
John Somerville walks us through one of his favourite tunes, and adds some very jazzy right hand chords in the process! This Post is only available to subscribed members. Login
Jenn Butterworth runs through this brilliant, bouncy hornpipe, though not before teaching it too! This Post is only available to subscribed members. Login
Laura-Beth Salter takes us through this classic tune, known by a few names, at three different tempos. To learn the tune phrase by phrase visit her lesson here, or Calum teaches it