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Pearl Flutes PFP-105 Grenaditte PiccoloThe Pearl-105 piccolo employs composite Grenaditte. As this material is impervious to temperature and humidity, there is no danger of cracking and intonation is much more stable. It has a highwave style headjoint, French pointed arm keys, and pinless construction.
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I bought this Pearl piccolo this past year when it first became available. I needed a piccolo for outdoor venues that sounded as good as my wooden piccolos. I was quite pleased with it and have started using it for my indoor venues, too. The upper notes come out so cleanly and in tune. A few people have said they could not reach their top Bb, B, and C but I never had that problem with this Pearl. In fact, I have an easier time reaching them on this piccolo than I do on any my Emerson Boston Legacy or Roy Seaman. I literally have played the Pearl every day for the past 10 months and the mechanism and action are still as perfect as it was the day I got it. Usually after two months of playing, I have to send in my piccolos for adjustments and repairs. I am very pleased with the quality of this instrument!
Ok, I am fairly new to the piccolo but a long time flutist and flute teacher. However over the past weeks as I am learning a proper piccolo embouchure and sound control I have had the opportunity to play an old silver Haynes, a gold-plated Venus off Ebay that actually played pretty well but with stiff key action, a silver plated Armstrong, a composite Armstrong, a Yamaha YPC 32 and a couple composite Gemeinhardts including the P4 which I also bought. This Pearl is extremely beautifully made. The silver plating on the very comfortable and ergonomic keys seems heavily coated with a deep silver shine. The key action is even, smooth and precise. The tone deep, focused and full (quite wood like). The intonation is surprisingly even up the scale. Although still developing a piccolo embouchure I was easily able to get the very high Bb to speak. I could not get this note on all the other piccolos I have blown over the past few weeks but again I am new to piccolo playing. A great buy at this price without the hassles of wood maintenance or warping.
I have always played granadilla piccolos but changing between a humid and dry climate has wreaked havoc on them. I purchased this piccolo in hopes of getting the same warm, rich tone one gets from granadilla but without the weather damage. I am completely impressed. This piccolo delivers! The tone is very warm and full, and each note is clear, requiring little effort. The highest B and C will sound with a bit of work.
I have played flute and piccolo for years in numerous bands and shows including the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra and Les Miserables in Chicago. As a doubler, this piccolo served me very well in the shows I have played. The embouchure switch between flute and this piccolo is very easy and it doesn't throw me off like with other instruments. As a doubler, I was drawn to this piece for the price and the features (having numerous instruments for shows can be very expensive). In my orchestra, I played this instrument for Beethoven's 5th, Rite of Spring, and Daphnis and Chloe 2nd suite to fill in for some sick players. I received so many compliments on my performances that were done on this instrument. The sound is easy to control and very sweet. My high notes come out very easily (some people seemed to have a problem with this instrument in the high register but I didn't). Overall it's great for a price. True it's not a Powell or Haynes custom piece, but it serves its purpose. My advice is to play on a different headjoint than the one this comes with. From my experience, wave headjoints make the mid-register difficult to control. I use a wood standard Burkart headjoint with mine and it sounds beautiful and smooth. The low notes aren't as loud, but that is a small sacrifice.
I play on an Hammig piccolo during symphony season and was playing on a silver Haynes on our outdoor venues. I couldn't justify keeping the $5000. Haynes just for Summer concerts so I sold it and purchased this piccolo to play at outdoor venues. I like this piccolo BETTER than I liked the Haynes. I took it out of the case for the first time, played a few notes and then whizzed up to a high C with very little effort. I am truly impressed! The tone is remarkable! It is a little brighter than the Hammig which is nice for outdoor venues. I can't get a high C out of the Hammig and the B/Bb takes a lot of concentrated effort. Also, the Ab is effortless. I purchased the Hammig with a mechanism that makes the Ab easier to play (a feature that adds about $1000.00 to the price). This piccolo must fit my embrouchure, because the Ab is effortless and easier than the Hammig and the Haynes. We all know that every Summer you NEED that Ab for Stars and Stripes! Keep in mind that if you are switching from a metal piccolo or flute to this type headjoint it is going to require some adjustment in your embrouchure. This is a GREAT piccolo for a super price!
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