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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001194.txt from 1998/04

From: Grant Green <gdgreen@-----.com>
Subj: Re: Sopranino saxophone
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 1998 20:26:38 -0400

At 07:36 PM 4/17/98 -0400, Bill Hausmann wrote:
>At 11:39 AM 4/17/98 -0700, Grant Green wrote:
>>BTW, as far as I know, the piccolo has the same range as the flute (an
>>octave higher). Even I can play the 2nd (written) C above the staff on
>>picc. Whether you have a *use* for notes that high is a different
>>matter.... ;-)
>>
>The piccolo is missing the keys to play the BOTTOM two notes of the range
>(its low C# and C). The rest of the range is an octave higher than flute.
>

OK, OK, piccy, piccy ;-)

There actually are a few piccolos made with a C foot, and at least a couple
of orchestral works that call for it (but more often, those notes are
played on flute).

Grant

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