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      The Waltons very popular Little Black Tin Whistle is made from light aluminum. The tin whistle in D produces an effortless, sweet tone.


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      WaltonsLittle Black Tin Whistle in D
       
      3.9

      (based on 17 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (7)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (6)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (2)

      89%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Durable (5)
      • Great sound (3)
      • Highly responsive (3)

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practice (8)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Novice (5), Experienced (3)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      At that price get a couple.

      I own a few tin whistles in different finish and materials.
      For this price, you get a great little whistle, a weee bit touchy on the high octave, pretty good sound, and...Read complete review

      I own a few tin whistles in different finish and materials.
      For this price, you get a great little whistle, a weee bit touchy on the high octave, pretty good sound, and pretty well in tune. I got 2 as sometimes I play around and play 2 at once on the three top holes.
      A great, no, fantastic value for the money, for you for a friends, your kids, no excuse to not get a couple at this price! Just add them to your order, you will not regret it.
      Just go see Andrea Corr play the whistle and you will see what such a simple little instrument can produce.
      It is a treat! no?
      Easy to play, just blow harder to get the next octave, and have a blast!
      That lilltle whistle puts out some volume, you will be surprised!

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Very pitchy

      I can't imagine paying the MSRP is on this guy. I think it's worth about the price listed. It sounds good when I can get it to make the right note, but it's...Read complete review

      I can't imagine paying the MSRP is on this guy. I think it's worth about the price listed. It sounds good when I can get it to make the right note, but it's incredibly pitchy and squeaks a lot, especially when you play in the higher octave. All in all, it's good for the price, but you don't really get more than what you pay for.

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      3.0

      great price

      By 

      from California

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      Pros

      • Durable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practice

        Comments about Waltons Little Black Tin Whistle in D:

        Good to learn on.

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        5.0

        Typo on my review above. Oops

        By 

        from Moultrie, GA

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Excellent Craftsmanship

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Practice

          Comments about Waltons Little Black Tin Whistle in D:

          Oops.. I said I'm "not" purchasing one for my youngest child... I meant, I am "now" purchasing one...

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          5.0

          Great for Classical Conversations program

          By 

          from Moultrie, GA

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Practice

            Comments about Waltons Little Black Tin Whistle in D:

            These work great for Classical Conversations program. They are in the required key of D. I bought two from Musicians Friend three years ago for my older children. They have held up very well. Very durable. I'm not buying one for my youngest child and one for myself. These are bit cheaper than buying from CC. I highly recommend this product and have told many people about this option over the last three years.

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            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Not a bad deal, needed a little tweaking.

            By 

            from Springfield, Mo.

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cheap
            • Decent sound
            • Durable
            • Highly Responsive
            • won't corrode like some

            Cons

            • edge of fipple
            • had to tweak fipple ramp

            Best Uses

            • Practice

            Comments about Waltons Little Black Tin Whistle in D:

            It is light, durable, and cheap. I would consider it for a gift to a child or a friend just getting interested in playing the whistle. No saliva leaks like with a Sweetone and nicer to hold because there is no seam for the thumbs to rest on. A few judicious scrapes with a sharp knife blade fixed most of the upper register tone problems. About as good as an Oak, but cheaper by nearly half. Interesting little whistle.

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            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            OK for the price

            By 

            from Utah

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            Pros

              Cons

              • Poorly Packaged

              Best Uses

              • Practice

              Comments about Waltons Little Black Tin Whistle in D:

              As stated in several other reviews it's quite pitchy, but for the price it's OK. Mine was very poorly packaged and came with the end smashed, but was fairly easily straightend (it is made of very soft material). I have a couple of other whistles that are much better made at not much higher price, so I'd have a hard time recommending this one.

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              4.0

              A Whistle To Learn and Grow With

              By 

              from Asheville,NC

              About Me Novice

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Great Intonation
              • Great Sound
              • Highly Responsive

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Practice

                Comments about Waltons Little Black Tin Whistle in D:

                This whistle is even lighter in weight than
                most other whistles and care should be taken
                to stow away safely(protective case).
                Great for a beginner like myself.
                Muscician's friend had an unbeatable delivered
                price on it.

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                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

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                from Canton, OH

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                Pros

                • Excellent Craftsmanship
                • Great Sound

                Cons

                • Squeaks Sometimes

                Best Uses

                • Jam Sessions
                • Performance
                • Practice

                Comments about Waltons Little Black Tin Whistle in D:

                I think as with most tin whistles that they'll squeak here and there because of breath and because of fingering. Otherwise, it's a really good whistle for the price. Very iightweight, but because of that nature you have to be careful and not sit on it or have it get dented by anything heavy.

                Also, because of it being made of aluminum, it does have a softer tone than a brass whistle.

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Little Black Tin Whistle in D

                By 

                from Willows

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                Pros

                • Durable
                • Thank You

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Waltons Little Black Tin Whistle in D:

                    it came really fast in the mail great price

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Perfect!!!

                    By 

                    from chandler, Az

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Great Sound
                    • Highly Responsive
                    • Nice Tone
                    • Value For Money
                    • Very Light

                    Cons

                    • A Little Fragile

                    Best Uses

                    • Jam Sessions
                    • Performance
                    • Practice
                    • Recording

                    Comments about Waltons Little Black Tin Whistle in D:

                    Arrived in good time, well packaged, great value for money. Using this to record is a pleasure. Sweet tone, nice and light,sounds fantastic on recordings. A little fragile and could be easily dented but overall a fantastic product..

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                    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    At that price get a couple.

                    By 

                    from North Carolina, Blue ridge mountains.

                    Comments about Waltons Little Black Tin Whistle in D:

                    I own a few tin whistles in different finish and materials.
                    For this price, you get a great little whistle, a weee bit touchy on the high octave, pretty good sound, and pretty well in tune. I got 2 as sometimes I play around and play 2 at once on the three top holes.
                    A great, no, fantastic value for the money, for you for a friends, your kids, no excuse to not get a couple at this price! Just add them to your order, you will not regret it.
                    Just go see Andrea Corr play the whistle and you will see what such a simple little instrument can produce.
                    It is a treat! no?
                    Easy to play, just blow harder to get the next octave, and have a blast!
                    That lilltle whistle puts out some volume, you will be surprised!

                    Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

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