The tinwhistle or penny whistle is probably the easiest musical instrument to play in the world. Its sweet melodious tone will give many hours of pleasure with minimum effort. This pack has been designed with the complete beginner in mind. It is suitable for all ages from 8 years up. The whistle in this package is made from brass with a plastic mouthpiece and comes in the key of D. The finger spacing has been designed to suit all ages (8 and up). It is playable with a minimum of breath. The 48-page instructional booklet gives clear instructions on how to play the penny whistle, and does not require you to read music. Each tune is fully diagrammed to allow the complete beginner to play immediately. There are 25 great American and International tunes presented in order of difficulty, with instructions in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, and Japanese.