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“Whistle Tour” Evaluation Form

version 1.0

Whistle being evaluated:
Your name:
Your email address:
Date you received the whistle:
Date you sent it back, or to the next whistler:
Approximate number of hours you played it:
Locations/settings in which you played:
What do you feel are the whistle's strong points?
What do you feel are the weak points?
Tone (check all that may apply):
Rich
Mellow
Sweet
Breathy
Flute-like
Chiffy
Harsh
Haunting
Other   (please describe)
Volume:
Too loud
Loud
Moderate
Quiet
Too quiet

Tuning Evaluation

Please use this chart and enter S, F, or G (Sharp, Flat, or Good)
after each hole designation below.

LOWER octave:
    1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8

UPPER octave:
    9   10   11   12   13   14   15

Flatted 7th:
    16   17   Do you half-hole?

Please describe any alternate or other cross-fingerings you use, and grade the tuning:

Hole spread (reach):
Easy     Moderate     Difficult
Visual Appeal: (use your own words)
If others played it, summarize their responses:
Any comments you may have gotten from those who heard you play:
No recommendations are offered for care. Please apply whatever method you use already or have heard about, and write a brief description of your maintenance method and where you learned it.
There are no wrong answers and do not worry about harming the whistle! This an evaluation of the whistle's endurance and viability - not of your methods.
Any additional thoughts you'd like to add:
Whistle maker's email address:
(PLEASE double-check the address before sending! If it's incorrect, your evaluation will NOT arrive.)

THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR TAKING TIME TO CONTRIBUTE! Just click the SEND button.

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