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The piccolo looks like all the other instruments in the Flute familily, including the c flute, as well as the alto flute, bass flute, contra bass flute, etc.

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A woodwind instrument is an instrument in which you need to blow air into whatever sort of mouthpeice needed for that instrument. For example, in order to play a flute, you must blow into the head of the flute and a noise comes out thanks to the air viberating threw the instrument. Other woodwinds include the piccolo,clarinets, saxophones, oboes, ect...


Very. It is very popular for both marching and concert bands, as well as many orchestras. I happen to play the flute and love it very much. However, I will say that learning how to first play the flute can be tough, as the mouth positioning is unlike any other instrument (except piccolo). But the flute is a great instrument and if you want to play an instrument that can stand alone or be played in a group, it is a beautiful instrument to learn. Best of luck!


over all the piccolo is one octave higher then the flute. Which means that the piccolo is higher but sometimes in band pieces the piccolo part is one octave down then the flute part so the piccolo will be playing in the same octave but most of the time the piccolo part will be one octave up from the flute for as example if a person plays a low b flat on the flute and an other person played the low b flat on the piccolo there will be an octave difference I hope this makes sense to you.


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No, it's the other way around. I believe the piccolo can go a full octave higher than the regular concert flute.


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It depends how you mean:If you mean when the instrument is playing a concert pitch A then some sound the same as other and would be in groups:Piccolo,Flute, clarinet and oboeBassoonIf you mean their pitch range for their highest note:Piccolo,Flute,Oboe,Clarinet,BassoonPitch for their lowest note:Piccolo,Flute,Oboe,Clarinet,Bassoon(this is only using the most simple of woodwind instruments)


Well, a piccolo is similar to the flute because is the same but piccolo is a bit smaller and also recorder and all the other woodwind (and metal wind) instruments are related to the flute because it is in the same family!


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A piccolo is the highest-pitched member of the flute family. Just like the flute, the picColo does not use a cane Reed at all. The flute-type instruments have a hole on the side of the instrument, across which the player blows. The stream of air is directed by the lips towards the far side of the hole, where the stream of air excites the air in the bore. The air vibrates at a pitch controlled by air speed, fingerling, and other things which are controlled by the player. The piccolo is played in this fashion, although, being shorter, without the range of the larger flutes.


~I know a lot about both instruments because I have been fortunate enough to play both of them. I have played flute for 4 1/2 years and the piccolo for 6 months. Hope these help with your question:Similarities:~They both have the same fingerings even though one is considerably smaller than the other.~They have the same style head joint.Differences:~The flute is three pieces and the piccolo is only 2.~The piccolo is way higher pitched than the flute.~I can not even stick my pinky into the end of a piccolo and I have very small fingers.~You have to have more air support on the piccolo than you have to on the flute. You have to blow harder to get a sound out of a piccolo.Hope this helped you out!! :)


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