Historically, the piccolo was designed without any keys and was used with marching drums as an integral part of the Carnival of Basal in Switzerland. Though today piccolos can be found in a variety of materials,traditionally all piccolos were made of wood. The piccolo made its orchestral debut in the early 1700’s with some of the first pieces featuring the instrument being Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C Minor and Bach’s Cantata 103. During the Romantic Period (roughly 1850-1900), composers began integrating the piccolo into orchestral pieces much more, particularly in military and marching pieces. the exact same size, so one size fits all.
With its easy playability, accurate intonation, and characteristic piccolo sound, the YPC-32 is very popular with students as well as doublers.
- Nickel Silver headjoint with a conical bore
- ABS resin body material
- Ribbed key post construction for greater body strength and accurate key action
- Split E mechanism
- Concave contoured keys
This C piccolo with ABS composition body is perfect for indoor or outdoor use.
- Valentino pads
- Silver-plated headjoint and keys
- ABS resin body
- Contoured keys for improved finger position
Precise pitch, an exquisite tonal center and a spacious dynamic range are all to be found within this new, innovative instrument.
- Grenaditte body and headjoint
- French pointed arms
- Bulb design headjoint with a high wave
- Split-E mechanism
- French style case and fleece lined cover supplied with cleaning rod, gauze, polishing cloth and cork grease