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The Psychology of Piccolo Practice and Performance Working Toward Greater Security UGHHH!!!! That is often the sound that one makes when they are called upon to the play the piccolo. Why we as flutists shy away from our little friend is no mystery. It is loud, exposed, and we usually get an assortment of looks from those close by. People expect that we wil ...
The Piccolo - An Artist's Approach John Krell There are perils involved in playing the piccolo, but there are also many rewards. Moreover, with the "population explosion" in the sheer number of flutists these days, you will find yourself more in demand than a correspondingly good flutist. The piccolo is a conspicuous voice that soars above the m ...
Flute/Piccolo Maintenance Armed Forces School of Music Equipment Needed: (1) Soft, clean, 100% cotton cloth (1) Small piece of cheese cloth Cotton swabs Pipe cleaners Key brush (or soft bristle brush) Flute/Piccolo cleaning rod Woodwind key oil (sewing machine oil can also be used) Organic bore oil and bore oil swab (mineral oil) Maintenance Procedure: ...